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Derivatives Trading Internship – Summer 2019

What You’ll Do:
Trader Interns will be introduced to Valkyrie’s trading strategies, technology, and business. Working with senior staff, you’ll learn and apply valuable programming skills and techniques that have practical purpose. In the course of your internship, you’ll be exposed to real financial markets and work on challenging data science or research projects that have the potential to change the way we trade. You’ll work closely with a mentor who will provide guidance, growth opportunities, and genuine feedback. We provide an ideal opportunity for bright math and engineering-savvy minds to put their talents to the test in real-world applications.
What You’ll Need:
  • Expected graduation date prior to June 2020
  • Pursuing a degree in mathematics, physics, engineering, computer science, quantitative finance, or equivalent
  • Passion for the financial markets
  • Strong quantitative, analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Interest in data analysis, statistics, and optimization
  • Entrepreneurial attitude with a keen attention to detail
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Capability to quickly recover from mistakes
What You’ll Get:
  • Exposure and training in automated financial trading
  • Catered lunch, snacks, and beverages
  • Group outings and company parties
  • Casual dress environment
  • College Credit if Applicable

Ready to join us?

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A day in the life of a developer.

On the software team, we keep busy. On any given day you will find us:

  • Writing code for software
  • Interviewing candidates to join our team
  • Collaborating with traders and quants on projects
  • Rolling out and releasing pieces of software and feature enhancements
  • Imagining new ways to improve our proprietary software
A day in the life of a trader.
  • Researching ideas to improve our models, risk parameters, and trading strategy
  • Moving quickly as market watchers to seize fast-paced opportunities
  • Collaborating with the software team to create system improvements
  • Learning from each other every day
  • Exploring what the future of market making holds, and rising to meet those challenges
A day in the life of a quant.

On the quant team, we are problem solvers at our core. On any given day you will find us:

  • Researching ideas about data science to improve our trading
  • Learning new ways to use data to solve problems
  • Collaborating with traders and the software team on tackling challenges
  • Building prototypes in python to test before it becomes part of our software
  • Exploring aspects of cutting-edge technology to improve how we do business