They are open to quants who have spent several years working within finance but who would be interested in moving to a tech firm to work on real life problems.
They are open to data scientists and fresh ivy league PhD juniors who have a strong background / interest within AI / ML applications.
All of their quants can code so it is essential that you will be able to code in either C++ , Java or Scala . If you cannot code in one of these 3 languages , then it is best not to apply.
They would like to see experience with advanced machine learning, natural language processes and statistics models.
Strong statistical knowledge and intuition, especially for applying analysis to real data.
Ideally you will be based on the West Coast but they are willing to consider candidates from any part of the USA also.
This is a really exciting opportunity to join a really exciting tech start up from the off set