Senior Dev Ops Engineer

Montevideo, Uruguay

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 market inefficiencies. Our teams work collaboratively to drive the production of alphas and financial strategies – the foundation of a balanced, global investment platform.

WorldQuant 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.

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.

The Team: We operate WorldQuant's alpha production system that schedules and executes millions of jobs every day. Working with us you will operate and develop software with a range of different technologies like relational database, Linux system, message broker, monitoring toolsets, container and serverless orchestration, high performance grid computing. You will have chance to work with a large-scale distributed system comprised of hundred powerful servers. What you will do: • Operate WorldQuant alpha production system, do on-call rotation, investigate and troubleshoot issues with investment entities, response to incidents • Improve the reliability and operability of alpha production system in a high velocity environment • Program, test and deploy production software, tooling for operation • Work closely with Research team in WorldQuant to understand their needs and act on their requests. What You'll Bring: • A bachelor's degree in a technical or quantitative field • Experience with the Linux platform and toolset such as bash, git, and regex • Experience in monitoring metrics and logs aggregation and analysis with a focus on performance optimization • Fluency in one or more major programming languages like Python, Java, Golang • Experience using relational databases and SQL query • Strong written and verbal communication skills; Fluency in the English language • Familiarity with technologies like Kafka, Redis, Docker, Kubernetes, Helm, Prometheus, Gitlab CI, Slurm is a big plus • Passion about software engineering and operations, be strongly interested in building and maintaining well-operational software system • The curiosity to dive into complex issues, find root causes, and suggest or implement solutions • A great support attitude (our job is to make life easier for other teams!)



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