Hi! I’m Richard, a Quantitative Technologist at Radix Trading in Chicago. Before that, I completed my BS in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at UC Berkeley where I taught CS 70 for 7 semesters and lead a research group exploring federated learning, advised by James Demmel.
Quantitative Technologist August 2023 - Present
I work on the Trading Ops Team. Currently, I am writing alphas for our high-frequency trading strategies.
The Voleon Group
Software Engineer Intern May 2022 - August 2022
I worked on the Infrastructure Engineering Team, where I developed APIs and created a dashboard to collect test metrics and identify flaky tests. I also profiled and analyzed Airflow DAGs to search for sources of slowdown in production jobs.
Python • Docker • Groovy • Elasticsearch • Kibana • Airflow
Software Development Engineer Intern May 2021 - August 2021
I worked on the On-Road Execution Team, where I developed an internal debugging tool to rapidly retrieve transporter itineraries by transporter ID and time stamp.
Java • Typescript • AWS S3 • AWS Glue • AWS Kinesis • AWS CDK
CS 294-220 - Computational Learning Theory (Graduate)
EECS 127 - Optimization Models in Engineering
MATH 110 - Linear Algebra
I’m an avid hiker and backpacker and aspiring mountaineer and alpinist. I also enjoy art, cinema, literature, and working out.
My best times for solo completions of the Daily New York Times Crosswords using no checks or aids (e.g. Google search, dictionary):
|Day||Time||Puzzle Publication Date|
|Monday||6:35||April 24, 2023|
|Tuesday||18:22||February 15, 2022|
|Wednesday||20:26||November 16, 2022|