Summer Intern - Data Engineering in Richardson, TX at TradeStation

Date Posted: 2/13/2020

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Summer Intern – Data Engineering
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.
The Data Engineering team is focused on several initiatives for 2020, including moving towards a 100% cloud infrastructure, improved turnarounds on project requests and reports, improved data and Power BI Governance, improved breadth of data and data warehouses, and progress towards analytics.
As a Summer Intern, you will:
  • Assist with team with several data initiatives such as BrokerageLink, TraderScore and replacing direct database access using standardized API mechanisms
  • Assist with researching various solutions, creating prototypes and helping augment team capacity
Skills, Education & Experience:
  • Currently pursuing a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering or a related technical field
  • Skills desired include  SQL Server Programming, Microsoft Azure fundamentals, and Power BI Fundamentals
  • Knowledge of Kubernetes, Kafka will be beneficial
  • 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