Panel Discussion

Bridgewater Is Hiring! Meet Their Tech Team

March 03, 2021 05:00 PM EST
March 03, 2021 05:00 PM EST
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You’re invited to a networking event with Bridgewater Associates' technologists and talent acquisition team.

Technology is critical to Bridgewater, a premier asset management firm working with global institutional investors. They’re engineering systems that synthesize and industrialize our global understanding into a hive mind of macroeconomic knowledge.

Thanks to the tech team, Bridgewater educates and collaborates with the world’s most influential central banks and policymakers and strategically manages the world’s most important capital. Their technologists engineer highly available, high-performing and highly secure cloud-based platforms that drive and scale their investing operations.

92% of employees say it’s a great place to work, compared to the national average of 59% (according to “Great Place to Work”).

Why? We invite you to find out during a revealing 90-minute event, including two tech talks, a panel discussion, live Q&A, and small networking sessions.

Registrants who are job searching can connect directly with Bridgewater’s talent acquisition team and chat live with recruiters. If you’re happy in your current role, come grow your network and get an inside look at a different technology organization.

Join us online Wednesday, March 3rd from 5 PM - 6:30 PM ET.

Agenda (Subject to Change):

  • 5:00 PM ET / 2:00 PM PT - PowerToFly Kickoff
  • 5:05 PM ET - Research Tech Talk Featuring:
    • Suri Bandler, Software Engineer
    • Lucas Morales, Software Architect
  • 5:15 PM ET - Trading Tech Talk Featuring:
    • Divya Mehta, Software Engineer
    • Linan Qiu, Tech Lead
  • 5:25 PM ET - Panel Discussion Featuring:
    • Leanne McDonald, Manager, Trading Technology
    • Linan Qiu, Tech Lead
    • Divya Mehta, Software Engineer
    • Obasi Onuoha, Software Engineer
    • Lucas Morales, Software Architect
    • Suri Bandler, Software Engineer
  • 5:55 PM ET - Closing Remarks from PowerToFly
  • 6:00 PM ET - Breakout Sessions
  • 6:30 PM ET - Event Concludes

About Bridgewater Associates: Bridgewater is a premier asset management firm, focused on delivering unique insight and partnership for large global institutional investors. Today, they manage about $160 billion for approximately 350 clients including public and corporate pension funds, university endowments, charitable foundations, supranational agencies, sovereign wealth funds, and central banks. Their investment decisions are driven by their technology team.

About PowerToFly: PowerToFly is a women-run startup that works with companies to identify skilled professionals they’d like to network with. Over the past few years, we’ve produced 300+ events across the world with brands like Microsoft, Facebook, and Slack, which have resulted in countless hires.

About PowerToFly’s Events: All RSVP’d attendees are welcome, regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, gender identity, pregnancy, physical or mental disability, or age. If you require assistance to fully participate in this event, please email hi@powertofly.com, and we will contact you to discuss your specific needs.

Unfortunately, PowerToFly and Bridgewater Associates cannot admit outside recruiters to this event. Please email hi@powertofly.com if you have any questions about this policy.


Meet The Speakers

Divya Mehta
Divya Mehta

Divya Mehta is a Trading Technology Associate at Bridgewater. She started as an Intern with the company in 2017 before moving into her current role. Divya graduated from Princeton University with a major in Computer Science. Her interests include technology, finance, entrepreneurship, and management.

Suri Bandler
Suri Bandler

Suri Bandler is a Software Engineer at Bridgewater. She joined the company in 2018 as a Technology Associate/ Software Engineering Intern. After six months as a Head Teaching Assistant in Artificial Intelligence at MIT, she returned to Bridgewater as a Software Engineer in 2019.

Linan Qiu
Linan Qiu

Linan is a tech lead in the Trading technology team. His team applies econometrics / machine learning methods to Bridgewater’s trade optimization strategies and also owns the engineering platform on which researchers conduct such research. Prior to this role he was a software engineer doing both platform and algorithm development for the core trade systemization platform in Trading. He joined Bridgewater straight out of school from Columbia in 2016 after interning the prior summer at Bridgewater as well.

Lucas Morales
Lucas Morales

Lucas Morales is a Software Architect at Bridgewater. He joined the company over two years ago. Prior, Lucas was a Researcher with the MIT Department of Brain and Cognitive Sciences where he contributed to the ongoing research effort of building machines that learn and think like people.

Leanne McDonald
Leanne McDonald

Leanne McDonald is a Manager of Trading Technology at Bridgewater. She's been with the company for six years.

Obasi Onuoha
Obasi Onuoha

Obasi Onuoha is a Software Engineer in Trading Technology at Bridgewater. He joined the company in 2017, after graduating from MIT and completing summer internships at Ab Initio and then Bridgewater. He is part of the team driving the systematization and automation of Bridgewater’s trading strategies at scale.