Software Engineering Internship - Summer 2020

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Saturday, September 28 @ 12:00pm ET

HRT is seeking highly motivated full-time students for our software engineering summer internship program. We are looking for smart programmers who love to code, like being challenged, and hate the idea of climbing corporate ladders. At HRT, coders are integral to the success of our trading, and they know it. You can always expect to be challenged by the ever-changing financial markets, and find yourself working on critical software in an extremely fast-paced, real-time environment.

 

WHAT TO EXPECT

  • A fast-paced summer training program to give you an introduction to all technical facets of software engineering in the algorithmic trading industry
  • Independent programming projects in C++, with some work in Python
  • Kick off the summer with a week of intensive training on HRTs systems, even in areas you won’t be working in

REQUIREMENTS

  • You are a full-time student in a Computer Science or related program
  • You will be graduating and looking for full-time roles in 2021
  • You have experience programming in C++ or C
  • A passion for technology
  • Exceptional problem solving skills
  • Strong communication skills

THE COMPANY

Hudson River Trading (HRT) brings a scientific approach to trading financial products. We have built one of the world's most sophisticated computing environments for research and development. Our researchers are at the forefront of innovation in the world of algorithmic trading.

At HRT we come from all sorts of backgrounds: mathematics, computer science, statistics, physics, and engineering. We’re a community of self-starters who are motivated by the excitement of being at the cutting edge of automated trading. Our culture celebrates great ideas whether they come from HRT veterans or new hires. At HRT we’re friends and colleagues, whether we are sharing a meal, playing the latest board game, or writing elegant code. We embrace a culture of togetherness that extends far beyond the walls of our office.

Seem like something you might be interested in? Our goal is to find the best people and bring them together to do great work in a place where everyone is valued. HRT is proud of our diverse staff; we have offices all over the globe and benefit from our varied and unique perspectives. HRT is an equal opportunity employer; so whoever you are we’d love to get to know you.

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Technology we use

  • Engineering
    • C++Languages
    • PythonLanguages

Location

HRT is located in the heart of the Chicago Loop; we are steps away from all major train stations and offer views of the Chicago River.

What are Hudson River Trading Perks + Benefits

Culture
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Open office floor plan
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Wellness Programs
Onsite Gym
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Performance Bonus
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Free Daily Meals
Stocked Kitchen
Fitness Subsidies
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