Position:  Software Engineering Intern

	 	Software Engineering Intern
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Job Description

Software Engineering Intern

WorldQuant develops and deploys systematic financial strategies across a broad range of asset classes and global markets. We seek to produce high-quality predictive signals (alphas) through our proprietary research platform to employ financial strategies focused on exploiting market inefficiencies. Our teams work collaboratively to drive the production of alphas and financial strategies – the foundation of a balanced, global investment platform.
Technologists at WorldQuant research, design, code, test and deploy projects while working collaboratively with researchers and portfolio managers. Our environment is relaxed yet intellectually intense. Our teams are lean and agile, which means rapid prototyping of products with immediate user feedback. We seek people who think in code, aspire to solve undiscovered computer science challenges and are motivated by being around like-minded people. In fact, of the 750+ employees globally, approximately 80% of them code every day.
WorldQuant’s success is built on a culture that pairs academic sensibility with accountability for results. Employees are encouraged to think openly about problems, balancing intellectualism and practicality. Great ideas come from anyone, anywhere. Employees are encouraged to challenge conventional thinking and possess a mindset of continuous improvement. That’s a key ingredient in remaining a leader in any industry.
Our goal is to hire the best and the brightest. We value intellectual horsepower first and foremost, and people who demonstrate an exceptional talent. There is no roadmap to future success, so we need people who can help us create it. Our collective intelligence will drive us there.  
The Role: We are seeking exceptionally talented software engineering interns to join our team. As a Software Engineering Intern with WorldQuant, your job will include processing and analyzing financial market data that may require big data analysis. You will be handling various types of financial data in large amounts, identifying its value, and facilitating its use by implementing cutting-edge technologies.
What You’ll Bring:
  • Pursuing Bachelor’s or above degree in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering or related fields.
  • Graduating in late 2022 or 2023
  • Possess core technical skills, including the following:
    • C/C++ (required)
    • UNIX/Linux (required)
    • Perl/Python/PHP/JS (desirable)
    • Database Administration/Programing (desirable)
    • Knowledge/experience in  generic  programming and algorithms (STL/boost) (desirable)
  • Experience in designing and building Web applications is desirable
  • Experience in working with financial market data is a plus
  • Be proactive and possess good communication skills within a team environment
  • Proficient English reading and writing skills
What We Offer:
  • Top performers during the internship may be eligible for a WorldQuant full-time offer
  • Competitive intern salary
  • Join our established tutorial training system and receive one-on-one guidance by an accomplished mentor during the internship
  • Enhance global vision with opportunities to exchange ideas with various teams in WorldQuant global offices
  • Flexible working time, comfortable working environment, and rich employee activities
Position based in Beijing, China.
Interested and qualified candidates please email your current CV (or any questions) in ENGLISH and local language to WQChinaIntern@worldquant.com.
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