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Platform Engineer
Confirmed live in the last 24 hours
New York, NY, USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
  • Experience with systems programming and/or software engineering
  • Practical experience supporting, debugging, and improving production systems and services
  • Experience using Linux and other Open Source Software
  • Experience with configuration management and infrastructure-as-code frameworks
  • Production experience working with a public cloud, AWS preferred
  • Qualified candidates will have at least one area of specialty platform knowledge: HPC, Trading, CI/CD, Kubernetes, Linux, Cloud Infrastructure, or Networking
  • Design, implement, and deliver scalable and performant systems. Projects typically involve equal parts engineering and operations, for success in our fast-moving environment. You will be expected to do both for projects small and large, working with a mix of open-source and proprietary tools
  • Implementing automation. We will always choose to work smart over working hard. You will be responsible for conception and implementation of new automation from CI/CD pipelines to production metrics to other automation for the platform infrastructure that your team owns
  • Obsessive User Focus. All members of platform teams collaborate closely with peer engineers and/or researchers to build high-quality, efficient, and reliable systems. This includes adapting to change, and at times diving into new domains to deeply understand stakeholder needs
  • Capacity management and benchmark optimization. Our demand for scale and performance is constant and involves challenging optimization problems for workloads critical to research and trading
  • Running our platform systems day-to-day. Our platforms are mission critical for the firm's success and are very stable, and we want to keep it that way. Everybody on the team contributes to the support of our platforms, which we strive to make light through automation and quality work
Desired Qualifications
  • This range is not inclusive of any potential amounts
PDT Partners

51-200 employees

Global quantitative investment manager
Company Overview
PDT's mission is to develop quantitative models to identify market inefficiencies and predict market movements. Once a model has been rigorously researched and tested, we deploy it to run live on our automated trading systems. These systems can trade on electronic markets all over the world, day and night, without much human intervention.
  • Full medical, dental, vision, disability, and life insurance coverage
  • Wellness perks and programs
  • Generous time off and unlimited sick leave
  • Match charitable giving
  • Subsidize fitness and exercise
  • Emergency back-up child and elder care
  • 401k matching and pre-tax benefits
Company Core Values
  • We are a community committed to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion.
  • Giving to others in need is a fundamental part of our culture.
  • Learning should come from mistakes as well as from successes.
  • We love solving problems together.
  • It’s important that the time PDTers spend at work gives them energy back.