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DevOps Engineer Intern

DevOps Engineer Intern
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Job Description

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 driven. 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 tackle 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. Excellent ideas come from anyone, anywhere. Employees are encouraged to challenge conventional thinking and possess an attitude 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 outstanding talent. There is no roadmap to future success, so we need people who can help us build it. Our collective intelligence will drive us there.
 
What You’ll Bring:
  • Pursuing a degree in a quantitative or technical subject area; good academic performance. Academic achievement such as International/National Olympiad medal is a bonus point.
  • Strong programming skills in Python OR Java
  • Interest in developing and operating software in Linux environment
  • Familiarity with Unix/Linux operating system
  • Familiarity with SQL query
  • Excellent problem solving and analytical skills with strong attention to detail
  • Mature, thoughtful, with the ability to operate in a collaborative, team-oriented culture
  • Be self-motivated and take initiative; ask thoughtful questions to achieve desired results
  • Proficiency in written and spoken English
What We Offer:
  • 6-month learning and development path – challenge your intellectual mind
  • Competitive compensation package with clear career road-map – opportunities to transition to a full-time role
  • Team building activities every month – employee clubs: football, ping-pong, badminton, yoga, running, PS5, movies, etc.
  • Happy-hour with tea break, snacks and meals every day!
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