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A new kind of hedge fund built by a network of data scientists

Fullstack Engineer

$120k – $160k • 0.01% – 0.2%
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Numerai is a quant hedge fund powered by a network of machine learning models built anonymously on obfuscated data and staked with cryptocurrency.

The master plan

  • Monopolize intelligence - create open APIs for monetizing intelligence
  • Monopolize data - create open APIs for monetizing data
  • Monopolize money - use the intelligence and data to manage all the money in the world
  • Decentralize the monopoly - give up control and make it unstoppable

We are a small team of 12 based in San Francisco. Backed by top investors like USV, First Round Capital, Placeholder and Paradigm.

We are a looking for a strong full stack generalist to work at the intersection of web and product development, machine learning and data infrastructure, and finance and blockchain. As a full stack engineer, you will be tasked to work across our entire frontend, backend, data and ML stack. You will own projects through design, development, testing, metrics, observability, and support.

Example projects

  • Design and build a set of metrics and visualizations to help users diagnose and fix common issues with their models.
  • Design and build a new message and notifications system that is tightly integrated with the core submission, staking, scoring and payout flow.
  • Design and build a new internal data platform to unify and standardize usage across all systems.
  • Improve our open source example models, api client libraries, and documentation as we build towards an API-first UX.
  • Improve the reliability of our backend services and data pipelines through better testing, monitoring, and alerting.

Our stack

  • Vue / GraphQL / Javascript frontend
  • Elixir / Golang / Postgres backend
  • Python / Airflow data pipelines
  • Solidity smart contracts on ethereum
  • AWS / Docker


  • Ability to consistently ship high-quality and well-tested code
  • Strong technical writing (specs, documentation)
  • Strong grasp of distributed systems and machine learning
  • Experience maintaining mission critical systems in production
  • Experience working with large scale datasets
  • Experience working in a high performance software engineering team

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Meet your team

People you would work with in this role

Richard Craib

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Founder @ Numerai

Natasha-Jade Chandler

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Currently @Numerai Producer @SDGO Former Head of Ops @DataProphet Co-Founder and CEO @Solaraza (Exit, 2010) Linguistics, PolSci @University of Cape Town

Jonathan Sidego

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John DiCerbo

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Controller at Numerai

Anson Chu

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CTO @Numerai, Software Engineer @Uber

Numerai at a glance

A new kind of hedge fund built by a network of data scientists

Numerai focuses on Machine Learning, Hedge Funds, and Blockchain / Cryptocurrency. Their company has offices in San Francisco. They have a small team that's between 11-50 employees. To date, Numerai has raised $7.5M of funding; their latest round was closed on December 2016.

You can view their website at https://numer.ai or find them on Twitter, LinkedIn, and Product Hunt.

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