Internship

Quantitative Trader Intern

Summer 2024

Posted on 7/19/2023

Tower Research Capital

Tower Research Capital

1,001-5,000 employees

High-speed electronic trading technology firm

Quantitative Finance
Venture Capital

Compensation Overview

$3,000 - $5,000Weekly

New York, NY, USA

Required Skills
Python
Data Structures & Algorithms
Linux/Unix
Data Analysis
Requirements
  • Bachelor’s, Master’s, or PhD student
  • Majoring in computer science, mathematics, physics, electrical engineering, or related fields
  • Proficient in an object-oriented programming language (C++ and Python preferred)
  • A working knowledge of Linux/Unix
  • Strong problem-solving abilities
  • A passion for new technologies and ideas
  • The ability to manage multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong communication skills
Responsibilities
  • Designing, implementing, and deploying high-frequency trading algorithms
  • Exploring trading ideas by analyzing market data and market microstructure for patterns
  • Creating tools to analyze data for patterns
  • Contributing to libraries of analytical computations to support market data analysis and trading
  • Developing, augmenting, and calibrating exchange simulators
Desired Qualifications
  • Past industry experience (a plus)
  • Experience as a Teaching Assistant and/or participation in relevant Olympiads (a plus)
  • Familiarity with machine learning, data analysis, market research and data modeling (a plus)
  • Financial experience is not required, but interest in financial markets is a plus.

Tower Research Capital

Tower Research Capital

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Founded in 1998 by Mark Gorton, Tower Research Capital is a trading and technology company that has built some of the fastest, most sophisticated electronic trading platforms in the world.

Company Stage

N/A

Total Funding

N/A

Headquarters

New York, New York

Founded

1998

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

3%

1 year growth

5%

2 year growth

12%

Benefits

5 weeks of paid vacation per year

401(k) with company matching

Free meals and snacks

Reimbursement for health and wellness expenses

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