We’re looking for a uniquely talented software engineer to join our world-class team. PDTers are creative, energetic, friendly, entrepreneurial, and collaborative. If you could walk around our office, you’d see that we’re a focused, intent, and nimble company with none of the attitude and bureaucracy of a stereotypical Wall Street trading firm. Our engineers love to work on challenging and complicated problems, and in return, they have a chance to make a direct impact on our bottom line. For the right talent, there is fantastic growth potential.
Research at PDT requires significant compute capacity, and as such, we’re looking for a talented engineer that understand the importance of how a well-built infrastructure supports complex scientific research
Maintain, develop, and re-imagine extensive internal research stack that continues to be a differentiating factor for PDT business, including container, distributed algorithm, grid-abstraction, and calculation frameworks used by researcher and production teams
Allow the scale, algorithmic complexity, and performance of our HPC grid to be accessible to a diverse set of research users and use cases
Partner with our research team to understand future research directions, and build the next generation of technologies for alpha, signal, and portfolio construction
Competence with linear algebra, calculus, numerical analysis, and wide range of model estimation techniques a big plus.
Why join us? PDT Partners has a 25+ year track record and a reputation for excellence. Our goal is to be the best quantitative investment manager in the world—measured by the quality of our products, not their size. PDT’s very high employee-retention rate speaks for itself. Our people are intellectually extraordinary and our community is close-knit, down-to-earth, and diverse.
Exceptional programming skills
Passion for infrastructure development
Masters (or equivalent experience) in computer science, statistics, mathematics, or a related field