Summer Intern - Web API in Richardson, TX at TradeStation

Date Posted: 2/13/2020

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Summer Intern – WebAPI
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 WebAPI exists to provide easy access to core TradeStation services from a variety of modern tools and platforms.  Our application now supports over 10,000 users per day.  We are expanding into the Crypto market and are planning tremendous growth.  With this growth we need better metrics and analytics so that we can plan for growth and make the right decisions at the right time.
As a Summer Intern, you will:           
  • Assist with projects to expand usage metrics and analysis utilities
  • Assist the team with making data-driven decisions that can reduce risk and ensure we focus on the right problems at the right time
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