Two Sigma IQ

New York
501+ Employees
501+ Engineers
Private Funding
Series A

The Two Sigma companies have built expertise in fast-moving financial markets, weaving petabytes of data together into tradeable insights. Two Sigma Insurance Quantified brings this data science discipline to insurance.

We’re not trying to change everything overnight. Insurance is a big, complex industry with smart players. But we know data is changing the world. And we believe that insurance leaders share our vision for where we can go together. They’re ready for a shift—and the real benefits of data science and a cutting edge technology stack.

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Why join us?
  • We are backed by Two Sigma, which allows us to operate like a start up with the financial security of Two Sigma.

  • We are a fun team of smart people, who are willing to take chances, utilize great technologies, and bringing technology into insurance in a way that has never been seen before.

  • You will have the opportunity to work as apart of a growing team, working directly with clients on their needs and building an amazing platform to change the way that insurance works.


Engineering at Two Sigma IQ
Engineering team and processes

We are developing internet facing (REST API) services using a cloud native approach for the insurance industry that builds on/from analytics over big data. Team is organized (lowest stack to high) as:

  • Platform Engineering — public cloud infrastructure, monitoring, security
  • Data Engineering — storage, database, and ETL infrastructure
  • Application Engineering — support for structured management of services (scale-out, logging, - authn/authz etc)
  • Insurance Engineering — insurance-industry specific capabilities
  • Insurance Products — products built on lower layers with front-end capabilities for partners

All using modern software dev tools and approach — Agile dev with CI/CD tools

Technical Challenges

Greenfield environment, so we can pick and choose best tools and approach. Big data problem, scale, availability, serviceability with security. Platform enables delivery of SaaS — so multi-tenancy etc. support needed.

Projects you might work on
  • Develop a domain-specific language for defining insurance products

  • Develop an algorithm to determine the optimal bids for AWS spots for a given set of cores/memory for a large EMR (Spark) job

  • Learn the best way to make a latte using our La Marzocco espresso machine

  • Identify best Identity-as-a-service product to deploy as IDP (and enable SSO) across all engineering resources and configure to enable along with granular entitlements mechanism

  • Build ETL process using AWS Step Function

  • Develop execution environment for “analytics models” that ensure failure isolation (ie. failing model doesn’t effect containing environment) with budgets on model execution time and resources

Tech stack
Java
Python
Javascript
NoSQL
Scala
Docker

Working at Two Sigma IQ

We’re rigorous about our work and developing our people. We’re building great technology and a great culture. And we’re finding solutions to some of the world’s hardest problems while creating a collaborative learning environment in which to tackle them. Here you’ll find exciting challenges and diverse opportunities, and the best teachers around.

Generous Vacation
Free Food
Gym/Fitness
Beautiful Office
Workshops/Conferences
Maternal/Paternal Leave
Health Insurance
Flexible Hours
401(k) Contribution
Work from Home
Relocation
Team Activities
Philanthropic Contributions

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