C#/C++ Software Engineer in QuantConnect


    Remote | Semi Senior | Full time | Programming

Salary: $3600 - 5000 USD/month

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QuantConnect is a radically open-source, algorithmic trading technology company building infrastructure to empower engineering and financial analysts around the world. We serve 160,000 engineers who use our platform to write trading algorithms and have traded more than $12B in volume with our open-source algorithmic trading platform.

We host a web-based coding environment, to enabling the community to design and code their trading strategies in python or C#. We often have thousands of users simultaneously running intensive data processing.

Our radically open source project, LEAN, allows anyone to design algorithmic trading strategies. LEAN is the C# kernel of QuantConnect, processing billions in trading volumes and trillions of data points per day on our cloud cluster.

Job Functions

We're looking for brilliant, collaborative engineers to join the LEAN team, solving complex software engineering problems in the heart of LEAN.

You will not touch a CRUD application in LEAN. Our LEAN challenges require a deep understanding of computer science and algorithmic problems. Each day we push the barriers of what is technically possible to gain performance improvements and restructure massive models to improve the system design.

We've been engineering since 2012 but each day we face more and radical challenges with the rise of crypto trading and forever hungry demands of investors.

Qualifications and Requirements

  • Computer Science / Software Engineering degree helps but if you're a savant we don't need a degree.
  • Comfort mentally loading large engineering models and understanding data flows, along with where to place the "fix".
  • Comfort coding; this role is a hands-on position solving active challenges.
  • Comfort with C# or C++.


  • A creative and challenging work environment where you're given a lot of control and discretion to execute the mission of the company. We believe in hiring a small number of brilliant people and then giving them the tools to get the job done.
  • We are a radically open-source company; contributing millions of lines of code each year. We harness and contribute to a dozen repositories around the world.
  • Our primary users are other brilliant quants and engineers; working with the community is a joy as you learn from the best in the world.
  • The basics; healthcare, dental, life insurance, 2W paid holiday each year.

Fully remote You can work from anywhere in the world.
Flexible hours Flexible schedule and freedom for attending family needs or personal errands.
Health coverage QuantConnect pays or copays health insurance for employees.
Computer provided QuantConnect provides a computer for your work.
Informal dress code No dress code is enforced.
Beverages and snacks QuantConnect offers beverages and snacks for free consumption.

Remote work policy

Fully remote

Candidates can reside anywhere in the world.

About QuantConnect

We inspire, empower and educate a global community of quants, providing world-class infrastructure for them to design and market their trading ideas. — QuantConnect's full profile

C#/C++ Software Engineer
QuantConnect •     Remote
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