Quantitative Developer in QuantConnect


  Remote | Junior | Full time | Programming

Gross Salary $1000 - 1500 USD/month

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QuantConnect is a radically open-source, algorithmic trading technology company building infrastructure to empower engineering and financial analysts worldwide, with over 60 public repositories. We serve 200,000 engineers who use our platform to write trading algorithms and have traded more than $2B/mo in volume with our open-source algorithmic trading platform.

We host a web-based coding environment to enable 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, is in the top 0.4% of all GitHub projects with 6,800+ stars. LEAN is the state-of-the-art, cross-platform, C# kernel of QuantConnect, processing billions in trading volumes and trillions of data points daily on our cloud cluster.

Job Functions

  • Design and coding of demonstration algorithms for the community.
  • Helping community members debug and design their strategies.
  • Contributing to documentation and tutorials.
  • Debugging issues in algorithms and pushing fixes to the open-source project.

Qualifications and Requirements

  • A master's degree in quantitative finance. If not, a bachelor's degree in a highly quantitative field (mathematics, physics, computer science, or similar) with 1-2 years of experience in the finance industry.
  • Strong python or C# skills required.
  • Creativity and initiative.
  • Great written communication skills are required.

Desirable Skills

  • Stand out by submitting an algorithm you've written in QuantConnect's platform. Demonstrate you know the LEAN API and can be productive from day-1.
  • Experience investing or trading.


  • A creative and challenging work environment where you're given a lot of control and discretion to execute the company's mission. We believe in hiring a few brilliant people and giving them the tools to do the job.
  • We are a radically open-source company, contributing millions of lines of code annually. 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.
  • Paid 2W holiday each year. In the US we cover healthcare, dental, and life insurance.

Fully remote You can work from anywhere in the world.

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

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