Westport, CT
powertofly approved What Bridgewater Associates Has to Offer:

Bridgewater Associates is a premier asset management firm, focused on delivering unique insight and partnership for the most sophisticated global institutional investors. Their mission to have the deepest possible understanding of global economies, naturally leads them to embrace diversity of thought, experience, race, ethnicity, gender identity, sexual orientation, and more. Bridgewater offers their employees benefits like:

  • Competitive 401(k) with employer match
  • Equal fully paid parental bonding/care-giving time
  • Health coverage - 100% premium covered + concierge medical services
  • PTO package, unlimited sick days & remote work flexibility
  • Family planning support - adoption, egg freezing, & fertility benefits
  • Company events, affinity networks, & extracurricular interest groups
  • About Bridgewater

    Bridgewater Associates is a premier asset management firm, focused on delivering unique insight and partnership for the most sophisticated global institutional investors.

    Our investment process is driven by a tireless pursuit to understand how the world’s markets and economies work — using cutting edge technology to validate and execute on timeless and universal investment principles.

    Founded in 1975, we are a community of independent thinkers who share a commitment for excellence. By fostering a culture of openness, transparency, and inclusion, we strive to unlock the most complex questions in investment strategy, management, and corporate culture.

     Our Culture

    Bridgewater’s unique success is the direct result of our unique way of being. We want an idea meritocracy in which meaningful work and meaningful relationships are pursued through radical truth and radical transparency. We require people to be extremely open, air disagreements, test each other’s logic, and view discovering mistakes and weaknesses as a good thing that leads to improvement and innovation. It is by continually striving together for the highest levels of truth and excellence that we create meaningful work and meaningful relationships. Within this culture, Diversity and Inclusion is a top priority because it is essential to finding the best talent in the world, enabling our idea meritocracy, and creating an environment where all types of people can thrive. We have a full-time team as well as affinity networks that work on these issues - If you would like to learn more, please let your Bridgewater recruiter know.

    The role

    The Product Integration Engineering (PIE) team sits within Technology, providing white-glove, high-tech support to the increasingly technical user-base of the entire Investment Engine at Bridgewater. In addition to directly supporting some of the most sophisticated investment minds in the world, PIEs are responsible for stepping above day-to-day support, looking across the problems coming at them, and partnering with technical Product Managers to influence how the products should evolve.

    We think you’ll click with us if you

    • Enjoy thinking quickly and critically about problems coming at you
    • Are unable to tolerate dealing with those problems more than once
    • Acts as an owner starting on your first day, assume responsibility and drive issues to resolution
    • Constantly raise the bar, never satisfied that anything is good enough
    • Are open-minded, seek out and appreciate direct feedback, and revel in intellectually rigorous environments
    • Think security is important and never an afterthought

    You’ll Spend Your Time

    • Troubleshooting and resolving complex technical issues
    • Partnering with product managers to influence technology products that our Research department uses
    • Enabling the integration of new technology products being rolled out across Research
    • Growing the people around you by teaching and learning together

    Position Requirements

    • Minimum requirement of 3 years in an application support role
    • An undergraduate degree in a technology-related discipline or a degree in a business-related field with a demonstrated passion for technology
    • Understanding of programming principles and paradigms, ideally within our tech stack: Scala, Python, Java, VBA, SQL
    • Independent thinker, with common sense, good judgment and logical problem-solving skills
    • Extremely high standards, zero tolerance for low quality work
    • A customer service mindset
    • Experience of working in the financial services industry would be preferred but is not a prerequisite
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    One of our core priorities at Bridgewater is to enable our employees to build a great life and career, and we believe our benefits are an important extension of that philosophy. As such, currently Bridgewater offers a competitive suite of benefits including:

    • Health insurance with 100% premium covered and access to additional concierge medical services
    • 401(k) plan with generous employer match
    • Paid time off, including fully paid parental leave and a competitive PTO package
    • Workplace flexibility and access to back up childcare
    • Financial assistance for family building support, including adoption and egg freezing
    • Workplace wellness, including on-site gyms, free meals and healthy snacks , and meditation rooms
    • An engaged and active community that includes many company events, affinity networks, and extracurricular interest groups
    • And more

    Bridgewater reserves the right to change its current benefits program at any time, in a manner that is consistent with applicable federal and state regulations

    This job description is not a contract and confers no contractual rights, privileges, or benefits on any applicant or potential applicant. Bridgewater has the right to change any and all terms of this job description, including, but not limited to, job responsibilities, qualifications and benefits. Nothing in this job description constitutes an offer or guarantee of employment. Please note that we do not provide immigration sponsorship for this position.

    Bridgewater Associates, LP is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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    Product Integration Engineer