Software Developer (Machine Learning)

  • Competitive
  • Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Susquehanna Pacific Pty Ltd
  • 28 Sep 16

Software Developer (Machine Learning)

Overview

Susquehanna International Group is a global quantitative trading firm founded with an entrepreneurial mindset and a rigorous analytical approach to decision making. We are currently seeking an extraordinary Developer with expert Machine Learning knowledge to join our Statistical Arbitrage team in Sydney.

Job Summary

Develop and support hardware and software systems with a focus on machine learning and big data analysis.

Job Duties

You will work with traders, quants, software developers in a highly focused team building, deploying and improving automated trading systems. This team researches, implements, tests, deploys, and monitors proprietary systems trading across multiple markets and financial products. We work at all levels of the problem domain from market data handlers through trade monitoring.

Your role within the team will be to support the efforts of algorithmic traders and machine learning practitioners. You will install open-source machine learning libraries, tools, and systems; develop ways to best use computer cluster resources and distributed file systems; curate large historical data sets; and develop bespoke applications in close cooperation with domain experts. This job requires a mix of programming, data handling, and system administration expertise.

This is a new position, and the hire will have a great deal of flexibility in the planning out of a new project.

You will be working with C++, python and bash in a Linux environment, along with whatever machine learning tools the team requires.

What we're looking for

  • B.S./M.S. in technical field
  • Strong programming skills in C++ and or python.
  • Basic systems administration skills.
  • Experience with large data sets.

The ideal candidate has been on a team developing, supporting or deploying real-world ML applications and has a strong interest in finance and trading.

You must have full working rights in Australia to apply.