Jump Trading is a leading algorithmic trading firm built on cutting-edge technology, sophisticated quantitative research, and an entrepreneurial culture. Founded in 1999, Jump now has 700 employees across offices in Chicago, New York, London, Bristol, Amsterdam, Singapore, and Shanghai.

We’re focused on deploying cutting-edge technology in distributed systems, networking, and custom hardware to the problem of consistently winning in algorithmic trading across global markets.

Web Dev / UI Software Engineer | Intern
Paid internship at Jump Trading · 05/07/2021
  • room Londra

Web Dev / UI Software Engineering Internship (London)

About the Role:

Our Web Dev / UI software engineering internship is an intensive 10-week experience at Jump Trading.

During your internship, you will use advanced Javascript, Python, and modern Web frameworks to build Web-based applications that interact with several components of our real-time trading platform. May include other duties as assigned or needed.

Our internship program is the primary way we identify top young software engineers for our core development team, and it’s a proven path for earning full-time or return internship opportunities at Jump Trading in Chicago.

The internship begins with the challenge of building a trading platform from the ground up, in collaboration with our other talented interns in both the Chicago and Champaign offices. This includes implementing critical components to manage order traffic to financial exchanges, process enormous streaming data from the exchanges to make it usable for our trading teams, and track our positions in the market for P&L and risk calculations.

In the next phase of the internship, you will take on projects working on production code and gain experience with our full-cycle process for development, testing, and release using Agile methodologies.

What You'll Need:

  • Hands-on experience and a high level of proficiency in one or more of the following:
  • Web development using Python and Javascript
  • Python development on Linux platform
  • Strong understanding of data structures, algorithms, and threading models
  • Ability to work with a team in a fast-paced environment, deploying new software daily
  • Passion for solving complex problems and learning to build optimal solutions from scratch, instead of simply assembling things from existing libraries Interest in using knowledge from several areas -- such as hardware, networking, OS design -- to produce extremely high-performance software
  • Reliable and predictable availability

  • No finance or economics study or work experience required

Also helpful, but not required:

  • Past internship or job experience in a software development role is a plus