Summer Intern - Brokerage API in Richardson, TX at TradeStation

Date Posted: 2/13/2020

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Summer Intern – Brokerage API
Richardson, TX
TradeStation is an on-line brokerage firm seeking to level the playing field for self-directed investors and traders, empowering them to claim their individual financial edge.  At TradeStation, we're continuously pushing the boundaries of what's possible, encouraging out-of-the-box thinking and relentless search for innovation.  We have built a team of amazing people who work together in a high-performance culture to provide our clients with exceptional products and services. 
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, order execution and educational resources.
Intern projects include working in all phases of the Software Development Cycle in an Agile environment.
Responsibilities:
The team will be providing YouCanTrade (YCT), our online educational, news and entertainment media publication service, with a Brokerage Service Stream API.  YCT users who are also TradeStation brokerage customers need the ability to link their brokerage accounts for portfolio analysis, competitions, user engagement, and many other future product features. This brokerage link is critical to the long-term objectives of providing a seamless real account trading integration between TradeStation Securities and YouCanTrade.
As a Summer Intern, you will:
  • Assist the team with the documentation and creation of the API contract
  • Assist with the programming of this API
Skills, Education & Experience:
  • Currently pursuing a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering or a related technical field
  • Ability to pick up new programming/scripting languages quickly
  • Programming experience a plus
  • Strong problem-solving abilities
  • Self-learner who can pick up knowledge through self-study
  • Eager to learn and try new things
  • Results-oriented mindset; interns will be solving real problems for real customers
  • Willingness to work as a team to achieve results
  • Eager to share with and learn from others
*Visa sponsorship not offered