Software Engineer Intern (2015 Summer)

Company: 3Red (Trading Start-up)

General Information
  • Job Type: Internship
  • Location: Chicago, IL
  • Compensation: Paid

Job Description

We are looking for Software Engineer Interns. You will work 1:1 with an experienced mentor to learn and grow your skillset while developing solutions for real world problems. It’s a really cool opportunity as an intern where you'll get your hands dirty for a summer and add real value to 3Red during your time here.

 Previous Intern Projects:

§  Visualized and monitored real time market information

§  Developed tools for collection and analysis of big data using distributed processing toolkits


Responsibilities of this Role:

§  Implement, test and deploy new features or functionality into the production trading system

§  Work with a mentor to learn the required technology and domain knowledge for to your project

§  Write software that is consistent with good development practices and supports collaborative development

§  Learn real world skills and practices needed to work in a professional organization


What We’re Looking for from Our Candidates:

§  Experience with C or C++ development in a Unix environment

§  Good knowledge of data structures and algorithms

§  Excellent written and verbal communication skills

§  Well-developed problem solving skills

§  Curious and self-directed learner

§  Ability to work in a group


It’s an exciting time to join. We are lean and have a lot of needs so you’ll actually be doing work that we’ll use. No fluff; we need you to do actual work.  Feel free to pass this along to anyone that may be interested.



Once we receive your resume, we will review it within a few weeks. Should you be a fit, then we will move forward with an initial phone screen.


Qualifications and Culture

This person needs to be driven, able to self-direct, and eager to learn. Our environment offers quick feedback and we count on each person to thrive on that and be able to execute given new information. Our office and culture is casual but the work ethic is not. We have an excellent work life balance and are able to be productive without working until we burn out. This role offers competitive benefits and pay, as well as casual dress every day, encouraged work-life balance, fully stocked pantries with many healthy options and a bit of chocolate here and there, catered lunches every Wednesday, 3Red outings, and a Zen Room for moments of relaxation.


Info about 3Red

3Red is a proprietary trading start-up headquartered in the Chicago Loop, with a presence in New York. We’re committed to leveraging technology and math to implement competitive trading strategies while managing risk and responding to dynamic market conditions. Technology and quantitative ingenuity are at our core.



We hire extremely bright, talented, and motivated individuals to collaborate with each other and compete in the world’s financial markets. Our team has extensive, global experience in a wide variety of asset classes, risk management, and simple and complex technologies. Dedicated Technologists create all of our trading architecture, risk management systems, and software in-house. Algorithmic Traders extract information from a ton of data and leverage mathematical modeling to build automated trading algorithms.

How to Apply: Please apply via our website: