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Summer Internships in Fort Lauderdale, FL at TradeStation

Date Posted: 2/8/2019

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Summer Internships
Plantation, FL

 
As a Summer Intern, you will work with Software Engineering/Product Development, TradeStation Crypto Inc., Client Training & Education and Marketing teams.  At TradeStation, our interns are key players in our daily innovation and have the opportunity to make big contributions.  We use cutting edge technologies to provide our customers with state of the art market analysis tools and order execution.
 
Intern projects include working in all phases of the Software Development Cycle in an Agile environment, process improvement, data collection and analysis, competitive research and analysis, and content production.
 
RESPONSIBILITIES:
 
Software Engineering/Product Development:
  • Assist the Customer Relationship Management (CRM) development team with writing code as well as building automated tests to move our CRM ecosystem to a future state where we will have a better platform, and at the same time provide a solution that is cost effective, more agile and in-tune with the latest technologies
  • Assist the Account and Business Services development team with researching the various alternatives and creating Proofs of Concept (POCs) related to the improvement of our technology stack and security
  • Assist the Market Data Integrity team with exchange reporting, process improvement, and data classification integrity

TradeStation Crypto, Inc. (TCI):
  • Assist the TCI team with product launch activities, including updating the Crypto Competitive and Gap Analysis, analyzing market positioning of Crypto for other retail brokers and Crypto exchanges, and researching TCI customers to understand what is working and desired additional features

Client Training & Education:
  • Assist with preparing content that helps new and existing clients use our platforms, including creating help videos for our help sites, web sites, and Learning Management System (LMS); this involves researching, writing, editing, and video production
  • Assist with the reporting and analysis of ROI data, importing into our CRM system and performing analysis comparisons
  • Support the production of new content, including editing and formatting files, light editing of videos, and posting content to YouTube and other social media outlets

Marketing:
  • Support the Marketing team with the management of our marketing programs and initiatives, with a focus on brand and acquisition efforts through agency partnerships
  • Work on a wide variety of marketing strategies, channels and tactics to achieve business goals and objectives

 
SKILLS, EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE:
 
Software Engineering/Product Development:
  • Currently pursuing a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering or a related technical field
  • Preferred skills:
    • Full stack JavaScript development (Nodejs in server, React in client) or full stack .Net development
    • Back-end SQL data knowledge
    • Cloud computing infrastructure in AWS (ECS, CloudFront, etc.)
    • Basic knowledge of component containerization (docker) and CI/CD concepts
    • Basic knowledge of React JavaScript library, JavaScript testing frameworks like mocha, web browser automation (Selenium), and version control (Git)
    • Familiarity with SQL and the ability to query databases
    • SQL report writing ability
    • Familiarity with PowerBI

  • Intermediate to advanced Excel skills
  • Good written, oral and interpersonal skills

TradeStation Crypto, Inc.
  • Currently pursuing a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in the areas of Mathematics, Statistics, Business, Marketing or related field; MBA preferred
  • Crypto currency market knowledge
  • Knowledge of business models
  • Strong communication and presentation skills
  • Research and documentation experience
  • MS Office (Power Point, Excel, Outlook and Word)

Client Training & Education:
  • Currently pursuing a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in the areas of Business, Finance, Marketing, Communications, Interactive Media, Video Production, or Writing
  • Experience with HTML, Adobe Creative Cloud Suite, JSON would be an advantage
  • Expertise with image editing and video editing software (Camtasia and SnagIt)
  • Demonstrate strong communication skills; writing and editing a plus
  • Proficiency with Excel and Outlook; familiarity with Microsoft Office
  • Familiarity with YouTube
  • Ability to work independently
  • Willingness to learn new skills
  • Out-of-the-box creative thinking skills

Marketing:
  • Currently pursuing a Bachelor’s degree in the areas of Communications, Marketing or a related area
  • Experience working in a marketing, advertising or communications type role
  • Experience with HTML, CSS, Adobe Creative Cloud Suite would be an advantage
  • Detail-oriented individual with excellent multi-tasking skills to oversee jobs throughout the entire marketing cycle acting as the liaison between internal departments and agencies