2.08.17 / job2497 / D. E. Shaw & Co. / Quantitative Analyst

New York, NY

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THE D. E. SHAW GROUP is a global investment and technology development firm with more
than $40 billion in investment capital as of October 1, 2016, and offices in North America,
Europe, and Asia. Since our founding in 1988, our firm has earned an international reputation
for successful investing based on innovation, careful risk management, and the quality and
depth of our staff. We have a significant presence in the world's capital markets, investing in
a wide range of companies and financial instruments in both developed and developing

Quants at the D. E. Shaw group apply mathematical techniques and write software to develop,
analyze, and implement statistical models for our computerized financial trading strategies.
Keen insight and innovation are essential for creating solutions for trading profitably in markets
around the globe. Specific responsibilities range from examining trading data to increase
profitability, decrease risk, and reduce transaction costs, to conceiving new trading ideas and
devising the simulations needed to test them. Successful quant candidates have traditionally
been exceptionally talented students at the top of their respective math, physics, engineering,
computer science, and other technical and quantitative programs. While Ph.D.s in these fields
are common, many of our quants join us with undergraduate or masters degrees. A
considerable number have competed successfully in the United States and International Math
Olympiads, as well as the Putnam Competition. Members of our highly versatile team possess
the wide range of quantitative and programming abilities necessary to solve challenging
problems that are critical to the firms continued success.

The Company is an equal employment opportunity employer. We do not discriminate against
any applicant, employee, or former employee on the basis of race, color, religion, gender,
gender identity, pregnancy, national origin, age, military service eligibility, veteran status, sexual
orientation, marital status, disability, or other category protected by law. All employment-related
decisions are based solely on legitimate non-discriminatory business reasons.