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Radix Trading - opportunities

RADIX TRADING - QUANTITATIVE TECHNOLOGIST
WaterlooWorks ID: 78067
Deadline 11PM FRIDAY, SEPT 21
http://radix-trading.com/


Radix Trading is a research-­driven, proprietary trading startup (~50 people) in Chicago and Amsterdam led by Michael Rauchman and Ben Blander.  -------------------------- Michael Rauchman - formerly GETCO's CTO, head of Americas equities, and global head of ForEx. As a hands-on leader, Michael was instrumental in the development of many trading strategies as well as the underlying architecture and code.
Ben Blander - former head of Citadel’s high frequency group and a key contributor in growing their P&L from $75 million in 2005 to $1.15 billion in 2008 (Source: http://www.cnbc.com/id/39099331)  Previously Ben earned a PhD in Math from the University of Chicago.
Our culture of openness (you'd have complete access to our code, data, and strategies) enables fast turnaround from idea inception to execution, and continuous enhancement of our cutting-edge pro…

Department consent removed - CS 343 and 480

Please be aware that department consent has been removed today (September 14, 2018) for CS 343 and 480 for Fall 2018 as per the information on the course selection page.

If the class is full then you will need to wait for students to drop the course before you could add the course for Fall 2018. Please note that the deadline to add courses is Wednesday, September 19 at 11:59 PM (EST).

Department consent removed - CS 349

Please be aware that department consent has been removed today (September 14, 2018) for CS 349 for Fall 2018 as per the information on the course selection page.

If the class is full then you will need to wait for students to drop the course before you could add the course for Fall 2018. Please note that the deadline to add courses is Wednesday, September 19 at 11:59 PM (EST).

Winter 2019 NSERC USRA available

The NSERC Undergraduate Student Research Award (USRA) is a great opportunity for undergraduates to work with a researcher and carry out full-time research for a term.  You will be paid least $7840 per term with a 35-40 hour work week spread over 16 weeks. At this time, there are three USRA available for Winter 2019.
What are the application deadlines to have a NSERC USRA for Winter 2019?
Co-op deadline - Monday, September 17, 2018 - If you want to use the NSERC USRA as a co-op placement, then your application must be processed before co-op interviews. If you are a co-op student that wants to apply after the co-op deadline, this may be possible but you will need to contact your CECA advisor to ensure that you can use the USRA as your work term placement.Final term deadline - Tuesday, October 23, 2018 - Final deadline for all regular and co-op students (see note above regarding co-op student). What do I need to do? Ensure you are eligible. Find a supervisor that you would like to work…

Reserve on courses will be removed on the 13th

For Fall 2018, the majority of reserves are lifted on September 13, 2018. The remaining space will be available on a first-come-first-served basis only if the class section isn't already at its enrollment capacity. Wait listed course will continue to have department consent until otherwise announced.

CS Upper Year Info Session

The CS Upper Year Info Session will be held on Wednesday, September 26th from 3:30-4:30pm in DC 1302.
It is an opportunity for students to come out and discuss the opportunities available to them through third-year and fourth-year courses. Differences among the various courses will be explained and you'll get advice on preparing for upper-year specialization — e.g., what courses to choose to prepare for graphics, AI, etc. Refreshments will be provided.

Waterloo ACM-style programming contest September 30th

The next Waterloo-local ACM-style programming contest will be held on Sunday, September 30 in MC 3003. All members of the UW community are invited to try their programming skill in Racket, C, C++, Java, Pascal, Python, or Scala.

The results of this local contest will be used to select the UW teams for the international ACM competition. We will send three or more teams of three students each to the East Central North America Regional in Windsor on November 9-10. If we do well there, one team will advance to the World Finals in 2019.

For full details and online registration, please see http://acm.student.cs.uwaterloo.ca/~acm00/

The contest will run from 1 pm sharp until 4 pm, and will be followed by pizza. There will be a practice contest in the morning to allow contestants, especially those competing for the first time, to get their account setup and become familiar with the contest environment. Contestants participating in the practice contest should arrive by 10:30 am in MC 3003. For…

Submissions for the 2018-2019 issue of the Review of Undergraduate Computer Science (RUCS) are now open!

Review of Undergraduate Computer Science (RUCS) is an open-access journal based at the University of Toronto. We feature the best of undergraduate computer science research at home and abroad. RUCS publishes extended abstracts (650–1050 words) rather than full papers. The deadline for submissions is October 5th. Please visit http://rucs.ca for more information.

Department consent removed - CS 330, 360, 488

Please be aware that department consent will be removed today (Tuesday, August 28, 2018) for CS CS 330, 360, 488 for Fall 2018 as per the information on the course selection page.

If the class is full then you will need to wait for students to drop the course before you could add the course for Fall 2018. Please note that the deadline to add courses is 11.59 p.m. on Wednesday, September 19 at 11:59PM (EST).

Waterloo Datathon on September 29, 2018

Undergraduate and graduate students are invited to participate in the University of Waterloo Datathon.
If you are curious to see what a Datathon looks like, we encourage you to view this brief clip from our past Dublin Datathon!
The University of Waterloo Datathon is hosted by Citadel LLC & Citadel Securities in partnership with the Faculty of Math and Correlation One. The event will take place on Saturday, September 29th from 8:00am-6:00pm at Waterloo. Highlights include:$25,000 in cash prizes! The chance to showcase your skills tackling a meaningful, real-world problem!The opportunity to participate at The Data Open and win $100,000 in cash prizes!Possible interviews with Citadel & Citadel Securities! Sign up HERE to complete the Questionnaire, Assessment and Registration!
If you have any further questions, please direct them to vikram@correlation-one.com. Thank you, and we look forward to receiving your application and hope to have you in attendance with us on Saturday, Sept…

CS Student Research Conference

Queen’s University is excited to host CSearch, the inaugural Computing Student Research Conference on September 28th and 29th, 2018. We aim to bring students together to learn about opportunities within Computer Science, gaining insights from professionals within the field, and inspire them to continue innovating.
The conference caters to both graduate and undergraduate students, encouraging the exchange of ideas, and fostering the discovery of new possibilities. We have over $1000+ available in research prizes, which will be awarded for exceptional posters and presentations! 
To submit your projects, follow this link: https://www.csearchconference.com/research/.
Our speakers include Dr. Imogen Coe, Vik Pant, Alain Chesnais, Lauren Bhagwandat, and Cecil Cheng. The talks touch on a range of topics including Artificial Intelligence, Fintech, Game Development, and the importance of diversity within STEM. We have a full itinerary of socials, open houses and hand-on activities to provide a fun…

Use your CS skills to change the world and/or win prizes with Amazon

Devpost has launched three Amazon competitions for people who want to help change the world and/or win prizes. 
AWS Serverless Apps for Social Good Build applications that contribute to the work of nonprofit organizations and the developer community using the AWS SAM.  There are also bonus prizes for the best solution to combat human trafficking. Prizes: Up to $22,000 in cash and directed donations to a nonprofit partnerDeadline: October 2, 2018Learn more and register at serverlessrepo.devpost.comAWS Serverless Social Slack Channel Alexa Skills Challenge: Tech for Good
Build Alexa skills that has a positive impact on the environment, your local community and the world. Prizes: Participants who submit an eligible certified skill will receive a participation prize, up to 10 finalists will win $5,000 and promotion in the Alexa Skills Store, one grand prize winner will receive $10,000 and the ability to direct a $20,000 donation prize to a charity - university students are even eligible for a b…

Department consent removed - CS 484

Please be aware that department consent will be removed today (Friday, August 17, 2018) for CS 484 for Fall 2018 as per the information on the course selection page.

If the class is full then you will need to wait for students to drop the course before you could add the course for Fall 2018. Please note that the deadline to add courses is 11.59 p.m. on Wednesday, September 19 at 11:59PM (EST).

Applications to transfer to Computer Science, BCS Data Science, and Artificial Intelligence are now open

For students who are interested in transferring to BCS, BMath CS, BCS Data Science, or adding the Artificial Intelligence option to your BCS; you can apply at https://oat.uwaterloo.ca/formsbyAugust 15, 2018 at 11:59PM. Late applications will not be accepted.

Basic eligibility:

BCS/BMath CS
Have credit for CS 136 or be taking CS 136 in Spring 2018If you are not in the Faculty of Mathematics then you should have initiated an internal transfer to Mathematics.Joint CS
Have credit for CS 136 or be taking CS 136 in Spring 2018BCS Data Science
Have credit for STAT 231 or be taking in STAT 231 in Spring 2018.You must be a CS student to apply for BCS Data Science OR be applying for a transfer to CS in August 2018.Any student who transfers into CS and is not already in their required courses for Fall 2018 will be helped to get into the necessary courses.

Fall 2018 ISA positions available

The Instructional Support Group (ISG) is seeking enthusiastic and dependable people to assume valuable roles on our teaching teams for several second-year courses (CS246, CS240, CS241 and CS241E). Each teaching team consists of course instructor(s), graduate instructional apprentices, graduate teaching assistants and an Instructional Support Assistant (ISA).

The ISA provides the primary student contact, serving as a consultant for course-related material through consulting hours. He or she also has the opportunity to gain teaching experience by helping deliver tutorial sessions and organizational experience by coordinating the activities of the graduate teaching assistants assigned to the course. Other duties include development of tutorial materials, auto-marking scripts and test cases, and assisting in proctoring and marking.

This is a 4-month full-time employment in Fall 2018 term.  Although our first commitment is to Co-op placements, non-Co-op students will be considered for thes…

Horizons Fellowship

Horizons isrecruiting for it’s Summer Immersive Program. The Horizons Fellowship coves tuition and accommodation.
The Horizons Fellowship
 supports 200 outstanding university students in their pursuit to become multidisciplinary leaders using technology. Our fully-funded program provides real-world technology courses geared towards high-achieving college students. 

Horizons students have gone onto work at a variety of amazing companies - Google, Facebook, Visa, The Stanford Research Institute, Slack, Yelp, Amazon, McKinsey, Bloomberg, J.P. Morgan, EA Games, and more. 

Past Horizonites have come from a variety of schools and backgrounds. Students have hailed from Harvard, Princeton, Yale, UPenn/Wharton, Columbia, Northwestern, Babson, Wellesley, Colgate, Brown, Michigan, great state schools, community colleges and more. We've had computer science majors, math majors, economics/business majors, biology majors, english majors, and art majors all take our program. 

Interested stu…

IBM Data Science Conference

I am reaching out on behalf of IBM to invite the students of University of Waterloo that might be interested in data science to attend their online conference for developers and data scientists, IBM Community Day: Data Science. Attendance is free and the event is completely online. Great for students to stretch their data science education even further! The conference is onJuly 24th from 9am-6pm EDT / 6am-3pm PDT. Hear from 25+ industry leading professionals as they break down new trends and practices in Data Science. Three unique tracks: IBM Code: Live coding sessions and tutorials from software devs and advocates.IBM Sessions:Hear from IBM product experts who will discuss the latest technologies in Data Science.Partner:  Learn how IBM Community Partners can help you tackle your Data Science challenges. Content from Lightbend & DataQuest.
Replays of the talks will be available to anyone who registers for 90 days after the event. Here’s the link >> https://goo.gl/WpkiYu

UWAFT Recruiting

Want hands-on experience working on a real car? UWAFT is recruiting!
UWAFT is part of the Department of Energy's EcoCAR competition and we converted a 2016 Camaro into a smart, electric hybrid sports car.
The team is looking for two dedicated graduating students from computer science that will join us to help develop the next generation of smart, hybrid electric vehicles. In particular, the team is looking for students to develop advanced driver assistance system (ADAS). This will include developing algorithms, neural nets, working with ROS, and LiDARs among other things. 
There will team support to get you up to speed with the team and software we use, as well as training provided by industry professionals. 
If this is interesting to you, then go ahead and forward your resume and transcript to: derrick.tan@edu.uwaterloo.ca
Preference will be placed on applicants with relevant background experience but a willingness to learn and a good attitude will go a long way! 
Must be able to trave…

FDM Group Open Evening - Thursday June 14 in Toronto

Are you passionate about technology and business?  Are you looking to start your career in IT or as a business consultant?  Check out FDM Group's Open Evening on Thursday, June 14th Time: 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Location: FDM Centre, 130 Adelaide St W, Suite 2000, Toronto.
This opportunity will provide you with commercial awareness and understanding of what roles exist post-graduation as well as what duties and responsibilities you’ll have in the workforce. You will have the opportunity to meet with FDM staff, who can talk about what opportunities are available in the exciting and fast-paced world of IT and business. Food and drinks will be provided!
Please RSVP to ca.openevenings@fdmgroup.com to confirm your attendance.
FDM Group is an international IT services provider located in downtown Toronto with offices around the globe in North America, Europe, and Asia-Pacific. FDM’s business model provides opportunities for recent graduates and young IT professionals to kick-start their careers as…

Master of Data Analytics at Western University - September 2018 applications

Did you know? The Master of Data Analytics Program is accepting applications from Domestic Students (Canadians and Permanent Residents) for the September 2018 intake.
To be eligible for the program you need to have achieved the following: 75% average in your last 2 academic yearsCompleted coursework with an academic score of 75% or above in the following courses:
oCalculus oLinear Algebra oStatistics oProbability oUpper year course in Statistics, Actuarial Science, Financial Modelling/Math, or Math oComputer Programming (1 full year course)*
International students, please contact Nick Shalagan by email – nshalaga@uwo.ca, to discuss applying for the September 2019 intake.
Domestic students who are interested in the program are encouraged to get in contact with us as soon as possible to review the admissions process
The Master of Data Analytics (MDA) at Western University is a 3-semester (1-year) course-based program that includes an Experiential Learning Opportunity in the final semester. If you ha…

How about choosing CS 493 during course selection?

Want the chance to invent something and receive course credit? Want to refine your ideas for your start-up before you graduate? Want to win prizes?
CS 493/494 are the courses for you! Beginning in Fall 2018, CS majors will be able to take a two-course sequence that will take you from project ideation and selection to implementation and demonstration, to testing and a final “demo day”. Projects may range from new software systems, to contribute to existing open-source projects, to research projects. This will all be completed with a team of 3-5 members.
The first prize of $15K has been generously donated by CS alumnus, Sam Pasupalak, and the second prize of $10K has been provided by Microsoft. Prizes will be awarded as part of Demo Day at the end of CS 494.
CS 493 Offered for the first time in Fall 2018. You can select it during the Fall course selection period from May 23-28, 2018.Prerequisites: CS 246, CS 341, CS 350The plan is to offer it in every Fall term.CS 494 Offered for the first tim…

Give back to Canada on Canada Day 2018 - volunteer opportunities

The University of Waterloo is looking for volunteers to help out with a variety of roles this Canada Day 2018 including face painting, customer service, social media, and more. Students can apply by searching for “Canada Day” under the “Jobs” tab in LEADS: https://leads.uwaterloo.ca/Account/LogOn?ReturnUrl=%2fHome Interviews are held ONLY for executive positions, not regular ones, and shouldn’t last more than 15 minutes maximum. All volunteers will receive training, a free meal(s), and free T-shirt.
The deadline to apply is June 14, 2018 at 11.59 p.m.

Have an idea? Pear Summer 2018 may be for you!

Pear Ventures is launching Round 2 applications for Pear Summer 2018! Pear will be investing $250-500k in up to 5 teams and committing to working side by side with selected teams to get their companies to the next stage. Applications are open until May 18, 2018!

Over the last four years, Pear has run a successful 10 week Pear Summer program for students and recent graduates. This year, they will be investing $250-500k in up to 5 teams and committing to working side by side with the founders to get the company to the next stage.

Additional benefits include $350k in free perks, free office space, mentorship from world-class founders and operators, access to top-tier investors and more.

No company is too early and the only requirement is that at least one team member should have been enrolled in a university sometime in the past 3 years.
To apply and find out more information, visit Pear's website.


Department consent has been removed from CS 454

Please be aware that department consent has been removed from CS 454 for Spring 2018 as per the information on the course selection page

If the class is full then you will need to wait for students to drop the course before you could add the course for Spring 2018. Please note that the deadline to add courses is 11.59 p.m. on Monday, May 14, 2018.

Department consent has been removed from CS 458

Please be aware that department consent has been removed from CS 458 for Spring 2018 as per the information on the course selection page

The class is full so you will need to wait for a number of students to drop the course before you could add the course for Spring 2018. If the test section is at 160 or higher than it means that you cannot add the course until enough students across both sections have dropped it so it is at 159 or lower.

Masters opportunity in Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality

Western University is seeking a student with experience in C++ and an interest in Virtual and Augmented reality to join an Integrated team of Imaging Scientists, Radiologists and Surgeons and other medical specialists as a Master’s Candidate in Biomedical Engineering. 

The work will involve the development of Augmented Reality systems for medical education as well as for surgical planning and clinical procedure guidance. The project will begin by extending existing platforms developed within Robarts and ECE, and to design and develop a system that is readily generalizable for a range of applications.

If interested please contact,

Terry Peters, tpeters@robarts.ca
Scientist, Imaging Research Laboratories, Robarts Research Institute
Professor, Medical Imaging, Medical Biophysics, Biomedical Engineering

Or

Roy Eagleson eagleson@uwo.ca
Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering

Enrollment caps have been restored for CS courses

As per the course selection policy, enrollment caps for all CS courses have been returned to their actual class size. If the class or section is full then it means that you will need to wait for another student to drop it. You have until 11.59 p.m. on Monday May 14 to add courses.

The following courses still have waiting lists and department consent applied so you will NOT be able to add these courses.

CS 454CS 458CS 486CS 488CS 492

Applications to transfer to Computer Science and BCS Data Science are now open

For students who are interested in transferring to BCS or BMath CS or BCS Data Science, you can apply at https://oat.uwaterloo.ca/forms by 11.59 p.m. on April 24, 2018. No late applications will be accepted.

Basic eligibility:

BCS/BMath CS
Have credit for CS 136 or be taking CS 136 in Winter 2018If you are not in the Faculty of Mathematics then you should have initiated an internal transfer to Mathematics.Joint CS
Have credit for CS 136 or be taking CS 136 in Winter 2018BCS Data ScienceHave credit for STAT 231 or be taking in STAT 231 in Winter 2018.You must be a CS student to apply for BCS Data Science OR be applying for a transfer to CS in April 2018.All students will be notified by email by May 4, 2018, with a decision on their application. Any student who transfers into CS and is not already in their required courses for S18 will be helped to get into the necessary courses.

Position available: Open Quantum Safe (libOQS), Cryptographic Research Architect

Professor Michele Mosca is recruiting for a Cryptographic Research Architect to work with his research group based in the Institute for Quantum Computing (IQC).

Qualifications:
• Undergraduate or Graduate degree in Mathematics, Computer Science or Electrical and Computer Engineering • Essential: C and C++ programming experience, at least 3 years. • Essential: Familiarity with cryptographic algorithms including public key and symmetric key cryptography, digital signatures, message digest and hashing algorithms • Familiarity with cryptographic protocols such as TLS and SSH • Familiarity with automated test frameworks like Google Test • Familiarity with static code analysis products like Coverity • Essential: Familiarity with version control systems (Git & Github workflow) • Familiarity with software build systems (Make, autoconf, Visual Studio) • Familiarity with continuous integration systems (Travis CI, Appveyor) For more information and directions on how to application, please go to https:/…

Transfers to CS - April 10 to 24, 2018

For students who are wanting entry to the following programs, applications will open here from April 10-24, 2018.
BCS (Bachelor of Computer Science)BMath CS (Bachelor of Mathematics in Computer Science)BCS DS (Bachelor of Computer Science in Data Science)Joint CS from an out-of-faculty planPlease review below for the basic criteria to be eligible to submit an application in our April cycle:

BCS/BMath CS
Have credit for CS 136 or be taking CS 136 in Winter 2018If you are not in the Faculty of Mathematics then you should have initiated an internal transfer to Mathematics.Joint CS
Have credit for CS 136 or be taking CS 136 in Winter 2018BCS Data Science
Have credit for STAT 231 or be taking in STAT 231 in Winter 2018.You must be a CS student to apply for BCS Data Science OR be applying for a transfer to CS in April 2018.Best of luck!

Course enrollment for Spring 2018

Appointments for course enrollment began on Monday 26 March and open enrollment begins on Wednesday 28 March.

For students trying to add CS courses, we encourage you to review the course selection page.

COURSE ENROLLMENT
In Computer Science,  we drop the enrolment caps by approximately 15% of the total enrolment number for the course to give advisors room to handle special cases. We will return the enrolment caps to their actual size in the second week of classes after we have had time to deal with the special cases. This will occur on Friday, May 4, 2018, (we don't know the precise time) and remaining space will be available on a first-come-first-served basis only if the section isn't already at its enrolment total. WHAT IS A SPECIAL CASE?
1. Students who selected courses but something went wrong because of: enrollment capacity in a course **a time conflict **an academic enrolment block was applied after course selectiondropping or failing a course after course selection** Please re…