Software Engineer in Test

Two Sigma Investments New York, NY (relocation offered)

Job Description

Software Engineer in Test Position

Eager and experienced engineers are encouraged to apply for this position on our highly motivated QA team, producing business-critical software on tight deadlines and making an essential contribution to the quality of Two Sigma's systems. Our engineers are responsible for:

  • Implementing, maintaining and expanding our sophisticated automated test framework;
  • Engineering the reduction of time to release;
  • Significantly increasing test coverage.

Skills & Requirements

Requirements Include:

  • A bachelor's degree in computer science or an engineering discipline.
  • At minimum, 2-5 years of professional work experience in a Linux/Unix environment, using various programming languages (Java, Python, JavaScript, Groovy).
  • A passion for quality assurance, code quality and testing.
  • Demonstrated experience working with automated testing infrastructure and procedures for distributed and real-time systems.
  • Outstanding analytical and organization skills, and a team spirit.
  • An insatiable appetite for verifying software correctness.

About Two Sigma Investments

What is Two Sigma and why apply for a job with us?

Two Sigma is a career destination for the intellectually curious who want to learn, invent, and create. The people of Two Sigma – a dynamic and diverse group of scientists, engineers, and business professionals – are accomplished analytical thinkers and passionate problem solvers.

We are a technology company that applies a rigorous, scientific method-based approach to investment management. Since our founding in 2001, Two Sigma’s vision has been to develop technological innovations that intelligently analyze the world’s data to consistently deliver value for our clients.

Software Engineering at Two Sigma

Technology drives our business — it's our main competitive advantage — and as a result, software engineers play a pivotal role.

They tackle the hardest problems through analysis, experimentation, design, and elegant implementation.

Software engineers at Two Sigma build what the organization needs to explore data's possibilities and act on our findings – to mine the past and attempt to predict the future. We create the tools at scale to enable vast data analysis; the technology we build enables us to engage in conversation with the data, and search for knowledge and insight.

We champion a disciplined, collaborative, scientific approach which allows us to meet the immediate needs of the business, while innovating in a way that is constantly forward-looking and future-reaching.

We attract engineers with a true passion for data. We seek individuals who want to build for today and invent for tomorrow. We value curiosity and insight, balanced with pragmatism and practicality. We recognize both the small steps, as well as the broad vision.

Joel Test score: 10 out of 12

The Joel Test is a twelve-question measure of the quality of a software team.

  • Do you use source control?
  • Can you make a build in one step?
  • Do you make daily builds?
  • Do you have a bug database?
  • Do you fix bugs before writing new code?
  • Do you have an up-to-date schedule?
  • Do you have a spec?
  • Do programmers have quiet working conditions?
  • Do you use the best tools money can buy?
  • Do you have testers?
  • Do new candidates write code during their interview?
  • Do you do hallway usability testing?

How to apply

please submit your resume through our website: 

http://www.twosigma.com/careers/position/847.html

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Learn more about Two Sigma

We have great benefits

Medical/dental for your family + life and disability insuranceHealthcare and dependent care flexible spending accounts401(k) retirement plans with partial company matchCommuter benefits programsPaid time offWellness programs and onsite gymSnacks/beverages + frequent company lunches and treatsWork-life balanceUnique, vibrant Two Sigma cultureThe opportunity to learn and grow with a supportive, collaborative team!

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Software Engineer in Test at Two Sigma Investments