Full Stack Software Engineer (Python)

Budapest, Hungary

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.

Technologists at WorldQuant research, design, code, test and deploy firmwide platforms and tooling while working collaboratively with researchers and portfolio managers. Our environment is relaxed yet intellectually driven. We seek people who think in code and are motivated by being around like-minded people.

The Role: Our group is looking for a seasoned full stack developer to work on important internal services which are critical to the firm. As a full stack developer, you will have the opportunity to advance the architecture and develop complex frontend views to ensure optimal user experiences.

  • Develop/Maintain internal web applications on cloud and on premise
  • Create/Present API design specifications
  • Write well designed, tested code
  • Create and maintain software documentation
  • Constantly seek to simplify and improve the codebase, apply/spread software development best practices

What You’ll Bring:

  • Expertise in Python web frameworks such as FastAPI, Flask, Django and others
  • Experience in HTML, CSS, JavaScript/TypeScript
  • Demonstrated experience in developing scalable and robust software web applications
  • Experience with popular JavaScript libraries and tools such as React.js, jQuery, NPM
  • Working experience with SQL databases (PostgreSQL , MySQL)
  • A solid background in Unix/Linux environment
  • Experience with CI/CD
  • Experience with Docker and containerized application
  • Excellent debugging and problem solving


  • Experience with Kubernetes or distributed systems is a plus
  • Experience with GCP is a plus
  • Experience with micro-services, monitoring, caching, data visualization, log collection and aggregation, search, queuing systems is a plus
  • Finance experience is a plus

What We Offer:

  • Competitive compensation package 
  • Core benefits include: premium private health insurance and life insurance with savings plan  
  • Support for every aspect of life through Employee Assistance Program and fully covered sick leave 
  • Strong culture of learning and development: training courses, library, guest speakers, share and learn events, global conferences 
  • Regular offsite team buildings, annual conferences and occasional global summits – opportunity to travel and connect with our local and global teams 
  • Employee resources groups with strong diversity and inclusion culture 


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