Software Engineer Internship

Description

About the Programme

Our internships center around hands-on mentorship and a robust educational curriculum that includes challenging classes, interactive sessions, and small group discussions. Over the course of 10-12 weeks, you’ll be matched with full-time employees in your role who will mentor you as you tackle real-world projects they design. You’ll also be able to access our physical and virtual educational resources, attend guest speakers and social events, and hopefully get a real sense of what it would be like to work here full time.

If you’ve never thought about a career in finance, you’re in good company—many of us were in the same position before working here. If you have a curious mind, a collaborative nature, and a passion for solving interesting problems, we have a feeling you’ll fit right in.

About the Position

As a Software Engineering intern, you’ll learn how we use OCaml (our primary development language) in our day to day work, and gain exposure to the libraries and tools that are foundational to our internal systems.

During the programme you’ll work on two projects, mentored closely by the full-time employees who designed them. Some projects consider big-picture questions that we’re still trying to figure out, while others involve building something new. Your mentors will work in two distinct areas, so you’ll gain a better understanding of the wide range of problems we solve every day, from machine learning to systems administration to programming language design.

If you’d like to learn more, you can read about our interview process, meet some of our newest hires, or get a sense of what our most recent intern projects looked like.

Company Information

Jane Street is a quantitative trading firm and liquidity provider with a unique focus on technology and collaborative problem solving.

What are we looking for?

About You

We don’t expect you to have a background in finance, OCaml, functional programming, or any other specific field—we’re looking for smart people who enjoy solving interesting problems. We’re more interested in how you think and learn than what you currently know. You should be:

  • A top-notch programmer with a passion for technology
  • Collaborative and courteous with strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Eager to ask questions, admit mistakes, and learn new things
  • Fluent in English

What will you get?

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How to apply

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Jane Street

The facts

Published
September 13, 2021
Location
UK Wide
Category
Job Type
Closing Date
On going
International Visa Sponsorship
Yes
Sector
IT & Technology
Candidate Type
Graduates or Undergraduates
Salary offer
Competitive

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About
Jane Street works differently. We are a quantitative trading firm active on more than 200 trading venues across 45 countries. As a liquidity provider and market maker, we help form the backbone of global markets. Our approach is rooted in technology and rigorous quantitative analysis, but our success is driven by our people.

Our bright, beautiful offices in the heart of New York, London, Hong Kong, and Amsterdam are open and buzzing with conversation. We come from many backgrounds and encourage travel between offices to share perspectives. Some of our best ideas come from bumping into a colleague at the office coffee bar.

Markets move fast. Staying competitive as we’ve grown has required constant invention—of new trading strategies, technology, and processes. We’ve found this is easier when you hire humble, kind people. They tend to help each other, and prioritize teamwork over titles.

We invest heavily in teaching and training. There’s a library and a classroom in every office, because deepening your understanding of something is considered real work. Guest lectures, classes, and conferences round out the intellectual exchanges that happen every day.

People grow into long careers at Jane Street because there are always new and interesting problems to solve, systems to build, and theories to test. More than twenty years after our founding, it still feels like we’re just getting started.

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Culture
Work at Jane Street is exciting and challenging. We trade in incredibly competitive, fast-paced environments, and feedback on successes and failures is quick and tangible. This allows for constant evaluation and improvement of our strategies and performance.

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