Quantitative Researcher

  • Competitive base + bonus
  • New York, NY, USA
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Ginkgo LLC
  • 06 Dec 18

We are an expanding, technology-driven proprietary trading firm based in beautiful Lake Tahoe! Relocation to Reno/Lake Tahoe area is required. We are seeking highly motivated and talented individuals to work on the most challenging engineering problems in high-performance computing, big-data analysis, and hardware-software codesign.



  • Ph.D. in Computer Science, Physics, Applied Sciences, Mathematics, and Engineering from a top university
  • 3.5 GPA Minimum

Experience with at least four (4) or more of the following:

  • Proficiency in C++ and object-oriented programming
  • Proficiency in Python
  • Experience with machine learning
  • Deep Learning
  • Neural Networks
  • Probability/statistics
  • Experience with graphical user interfaces
  • Familiarity with digital signal processing
  • Experience dealing with exchange connectivity
  • Working knowledge of LINUX environment
  • Experience with time-series analysis
  • Familiar with automated/algorithmic trading
  • Regression analysis
  • Raw analytic ability

Our group thrives on teamwork and collaboration, so strong communication is an absolute necessity. 

Relocation to Lake Tahoe is required



  • Competitive compensation structure

  • Opportunity to join a rapidly expanding firm at an early stage and make a substantial and meaningful impact

  • Lunch is provided daily along with snacks and drinks

  • Health, dental, and vision insurance plans with 100% covered premiums for all employees and their legal dependents

  • Relocation assistance with one month sponsored housing is provided for employees moving to the area

  • No state income tax in Nevada


  • We stand out among our peers by embodying a true work-hard, play-hard culture that includes hiking, skiing, golfing, various water sports, and much more. 

  • Our office is a 10-minute walk to a semi-private beach on beautiful Lake Tahoe

  • You can see a ski resort from our office and we are centrally located to over five major ski resorts

  • Known as “the jewel of the Sierras”, Lake Tahoe is conveniently located east of San Francisco, Napa Valley, and other Bay Area attractions

  • Our close proximity to Silicon Valley allows us to stay connected to the technology hub