NXT Engineering

Accelerate your development and grow your career in finance. Designed for high-performing software engineers with two to five years of professional experience, the Citadel NXT Engineering Network provides a unique opportunity through structured learning, mentorship, networking and engagement with senior leaders.

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Grow Fast

As a member of the NXT network, you’ll work alongside other brilliant technical talent and extraordinary investment and quantitative teams. Software engineers position themselves to embrace challenges, build impactful solutions, and maximize their contributions.

  • Grow with an engineering mentor
  • Work with leading investment professionals and top researchers
  • Team up with other engineers to solve complex problems
  • Develop skills from leadership training and structured learning on finance and technology topics
  • Network with executive leadership
  • Explore career paths that fit your passions
  • Gain more responsibility based on the quality of your work

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Our engineers and quantitative developers solve immense challenges to build the technology that drives our advantage.

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Inside Citadel’s Exclusive Engineering Program

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What Makes a
Strong Candidate

  • BS/MS/PhD in computer science, engineering, physics, math or the equivalent from a top-tier institution
  • 2-5 years of professional experience at a firm where software engineering or quantitative development is business-critical
  • Software development experience in one or more programming languages (C++, Python, Java, JavaScript)
  • Strong ability to learn additional programming languages, algorithms, systems and mathematical concepts
  • Exceptional critical thinking and problem-solving skills, with a motivation to deliver commercial results
  • Flexible and quick to adapt to new insights
  • Reliable team member with collaborative mindset
  • GPA of 3.5 or above

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For Success

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