High Performance Computing Engineer

Miami, Zurich

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Job Description

Citadel Securities is building the world’s most performant Research Platform for AI/ML/Stats/Scientific Computing workloads in the world.
We are looking for highly motivated candidates interested in all aspects of HPC for large scale distributed, cloud powered, computing. Strong knowledge in one or several of the following areas are highly desired: Systems, HPC, Parallel & Distributed Computing, ML Systems, Algorithms and Numerics. The Citadel Securities Research Platform comprises of world class highly talented individuals spanning North America (Miami), Europe (Zurich) and Asia (Hong Kong). The primary city for these positions will be Zurich but other possibilities can be available.
•  Support quantitative research and trading by designing, implementing and improving proprietary libraries and machine-learning pipelines
•  Leverage modern computer architectures to improve throughput or reduce cost
•  Identify compute waste and io bottlenecks and deliver cost-efficient solutions at scale
•  Measure delivered improvements using quantitative metrics
•  Customize solutions for results and adoption with partner teams
•  Experience working in C++ and/or Python
•  Experience with identifying performance bottlenecks: at a low-level, induced by the OS, 
from software architecture, or in a distributed system
•  Familiarity with high-performance computer architectures
•  Strong problem solving skill and quantitative orientation
•  Proven track record of being a goal-oriented individual
•  Ability to work independently and prioritize high-impact projects
•  Strong communication and interpersonal skills applicable to a dynamic research 
•  Minimum Master’s degree (or equivalent experience) in Computer Science or related field

About Citadel

Citadel is one of the world’s leading alternative investment managers. We manage capital on behalf of many of the world’s preeminent private, public and nonprofit institutions. We seek the highest and best use of investor capital in order to deliver market leading results and contribute to broader economic growth. For over 30 years, Citadel has cultivated a culture of learning and collaboration among some of the most talented and accomplished investment professionals, researchers and engineers in the world. Our colleagues are empowered to test their ideas and develop commercial solutions that accelerate their growth and drive real impact.