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Berkeley - 3 jobs in November 2015

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Voleon | www.Voleon.com | Berkeley, CA | Senior Software Engineer - Machine Learning

The Voleon Group is a technology-driven investment firm employing cutting-edge statistical machine learning techniques. We are looking for an exceptionally capable software engineer. You will architect & implement new production trading systems, machine learning infrastructure, data integration pipelines, and large-scale storage systems.

We seek candidates with a proven track record of writing correct, well-designed software, solving hard problems, and delivering complex projects on time. You should preferably have experience designing and implementing fault-tolerant distributed systems. Experience with building large-scale data infrastructure, stream processing systems, or latency-sensitive programs is a bonus.

Required experience: - Go/C/C++/Python in a Linux environment with a focus on performance, concurrency, and correctness. - TCP/IP networking, multi-threading, and server development. - Common Internet protocols (IP, TCP/UDP, SSL/TLS, HTTP, SNMP, etc.). - architecting and designing highly available systems. - architecting and designing large-scale data management infrastructure. - Large codebases and building modular, manageable code.

Preferred experience.: - Debugging/performance profiling, use of tools (strace, valgrind, gdb, tcpdump, etc.) - Build and test automation tools. - work with well-defined change management processes. - diagnosing RDBMS performance problems, exploiting indexing, using EXPLAIN PLAN, optimizing at the code layer, etc. - working with messaging queues (RabbitMQ, Redis, etc.) as well as distributed caching systems.

Interest finance is essential, but experience in finance is not a primary hiring factor. Benefits and compensation are highly competitive. We can be very flexible for the right person.

Email CV/request for more info to Charles@Voleon.com.

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Connectifier | Orange County, CA | Software Engineer | DevOps | Growth Hacker | Sales

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https://www.connectifier.com/careers

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Voleon | www.Voleon.com | Berkeley, CA | Senior Researcher - Machine Learning

The Voleon Group is a technology-driven investment firm employing cutting-edge statistical machine learning techniques. We are looking for an exceptional researcher.

We are a science-driven systematic trading firm, built on the principle that statistical machine learning provides the best solutions to the scientific problems we must solve.

We are looking for a PhD-level scientist to join us in developing predictive models and other components of automated trading systems. You will apply modern statistical machine-learning methods to large, high-dimensional data sets. The work will range from data preparation to model development to production software implementation.

We are successful and growing. Willingness to take initiative, and a gritty determination to productize, are essential.

We hire on the basis of exceptional talent. If you excel in a technical field such as statistics, mathematics, computer science, engineering, or operations research, then we encourage you to contact us.

The following criteria, while not all requirements, illustrate the demands of this role: + Background in modern statistical methods / machine learning

+ Evidence of strong mathematical abilities, e.g. publication record, graduate coursework, or competition placement

+ Substantial programming experience and interest in software development techniques

+ Competence in solving large-scale computing problems

+ Track record as an applied researcher

+ Demonstrable clarity of thought (not optional)

Interest in financial applications is essential, but experience in finance is not a primary factor in our hiring.

Benefits and compensation are highly competitive.

The above job description is just a starting point in terms of possible duties and seniority. We can be very flexible for the right person.

Email CV/request for more info to Charles@Voleon.com

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