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Quantitative Research and Investment in Art (YC W17)

MS/PhD Fall Software Engineering Intern

$60k – $80k
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Our software engineers build tools and infrastructure to gather, analyze, and visualize art market data. Our current JavaScript stack is Node.js/Puppeteer for data ingestion and React/Apollo/GraphQL for data visualization. Our current Python stack is Numpy/Pandas/PeeWee/Sci-kit Learn. We primarily use Redis/Postgres/Google Cloud/Kubernetes for infrastructure. Arthena's internship program offers three-month internships during the Fall, Spring, and Summer.


We’re looking for a Software Engineering Intern to:

  • Build and deploy data aggregation systems (e.g. web scrapers)
  • Develop features for interactive user dashboards
  • Build tools to accelerate data science processes and workflows in collaboration with the data science team (e.g. cleaning and merging data from many sources)
  • Contribute to software architecture
  • Update Arthena landing page as necessary


Candidates must have:

  • MS/PhD in a technical field or equivalent work experience (or be working towards one)
  • Experience prototyping and deploying JavaScript web applications
  • Familiarity with JavaScript web frameworks (e.g. React, Angular, Vue)
  • Experience working on collaborative programming projects
  • Experience with some of the following software engineering tools: git, - Docker, continuous integration, unit testing, linting
  • Some Python data engineering or machine learning projects
  • Experience working in professional environments
  • Intrinsic motivation and the ability to learn quickly
  • Strong communication skills and ability to work with a team
  • Experience working at a start-up is a plus
  • Art knowledge or industry experience is a plus
  • Business/finance knowledge is a plus


All positions are competitively compensated and based in SoHo, NYC.

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1+ years
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Arthena at a glance

Quantitative Research and Investment in Art (YC W17)

Arthena focuses on Machine Learning, Hedge Funds, Finance Technology, and Fin Tech. Their company has offices in New York City and Palo Alto. They have a small team that's between 11-50 employees.

You can view their website at https://arthena.com or find them on Facebook, LinkedIn, and Product Hunt.

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