Campus Software Engineer (Intern)

Jump Crypto

Jump Crypto

Software Engineering
Sydney, NSW, Australia
Posted on Monday, February 12, 2024

Jump Trading Group is committed to world class research. We empower exceptional talents in Mathematics, Physics, and Computer Science to seek scientific boundaries, push through them, and apply cutting edge research to global financial markets. Our culture is unique. Constant innovation requires fearlessness, creativity, intellectual honesty, and a relentless competitive streak. We believe in winning together and unlocking unique individual talent by inventing collaboration and mutual respect. At Jump, research outcomes drive more than superior risk adjusted returns. We design, develop, and deploy technologies that change our world, fund start-ups across industries, and partner with leading global research organizations and universities to solve problems.

Core Development is a global team of technologists who architect, build and maintain our world-class trading platform. From optimizing our core trading engine to building custom hardware, we leverage software & hardware engineering, data science and research, to deliver the infrastructure and tools that drive our trading and business needs.

What You'll Do:

You will be working side by side with our experienced software engineers and you’ll receive ongoing feedback and coaching from a dedicated mentor throughout the summer. Our internship program is the primary way we identify top young software engineers for our core development team, and it’s a proven path for earning full-time opportunities at Jump.

You will take on projects working on production code and gain experience with our full-cycle process for development, testing, and release using Agile methodologies. You will apply your programming and analysis skills to contribute to our real-time large-scale, high-performance trading platform and related infrastructure. Other duties as assigned or needed

Skills You’ll Need:

  • Hands-on experience and a high level of proficiency in one or more of the following:
  • Strong understanding of data structures and threading models
  • Ability to work with a team in a fast-paced environment, deploying new software daily
  • Passion for solving complex problems and learning to build optimal solutions from scratch, instead of simply assembling things from existing libraries
  • Interest in using knowledge from several areas -- such as hardware, networking, OS design -- to produce extremely high-performance software
  • Reliable and predictable availability