Graduate Software Engineer

Squarepoint Capital




Squarepoint is a global investment management firm that utilizes a diversified portfolio of systematic and quantitative strategies across financial markets that seeks to achieve high quality, uncorrelated returns for our clients. We have deep expertise in trading, technology and operations and attribute our success to rigorous scientific research. As a technology and data-driven firm, we design and build our own cutting-edge systems, from high performance trading platforms to large scale data analysis and compute farms. With main investment offices in New York, London and Singapore, we emphasize true, global collaboration by aligning our investment, technology and operations teams functionally around the world.

Key Responsibilities

Squarepoint Capital is adding to our team of world class software engineers. Selected individuals will join a highly accomplished team of professionals focusing on evolving our technology infrastructure. Some of the core responsibilities expected as junior software developers, include:

  • Designing and implementing algorithmic trading frameworks;
  • Executing market data and market connectivity infrastructure across global markets;
  • Developing high quality risk management frameworks that inform and protect our firm;
  • Deliver robust trade reporting systems that enable our quantitative analysts and traders to seek greater visibility; and
  • Enhance the overall experience of our trading functions in order to provide a world class and competitive platform.    

Each of these areas forms a vital component to the overall success of Squarepoints global technology strategy.

Our platform is primarily implemented in C/C++ but we also work in Python and various other languages. Linux is our operating system of choice. Our systems are heavily distributed multithreaded applications that deal with large amounts of data and high performance requirements. Agility and high quality are at the core of our software development approach.  We are geared to delivering fast and efficient solutions through problem solving across our functional teams and thereby ensuring a fully collaborative approach to our solutions.


  • Hands on development or enhancements for applications managed by technology team. This will be under guidance of senior developers
  • Close collaboration with global counterparts to ensure maximum reuse  of effort
  • Work closely with traders, quant researchers, Operations & compliance to gather requirements & receive feedback
  • Own applications in production and provide 3rd level application support

Person Requirements

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Engineering, Computer Science or equivalent
  • High proficiency in data structures, algorithms and computer architecture
  • High degree of comfort with a programming language, preferably C/C++
  • Very good communication skills


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