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Software Engineer Intern - Summer 2021

Belvedere Trading is a proprietary trading firm located in Chicago, specializing in equity index and commodity derivatives.

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Software Engineer Intern - Summer 2021

Software Engineer Intern at Belvedere Trading

At Belvedere Trading, our pragmatic Software Engineer Interns work directly with full-time Software Engineers and other interns to develop our low latency, high-performance, proprietary trading systems. They participate in all aspects of our software development lifecycle, from design to testing to deployment, and have both a love of technology and a demonstrated interest in the financial markets. We’re looking for college juniors who fit this bill.


Don’t know a lot about finance or trading? No sweat. Learn as much as you can in the meantime (here are some resources to get you started) but know our Belvedere Trading University (BTU) program will teach you everything you need to know once you join the team.


Core Values

The secret to our award-winning culture is our Core Values: Team Belvedere, Me In Team, Own It, Iterative Innovation, and Passionate Discourse. We live and breathe these values every day. Take a moment to learn more and see if our values align with yours.


What our Software Engineer Interns do

  • Collaborate – Work in a collaborative team environment which encourages constant learning and innovation from all levels of the company to build the future of technology and finance
  • BTU – Participate in our in-house learning and development curriculum via peer-lead lectures to obtain knowledge about the fundamentals of trading and our proprietary trading systems
  • Partner with team members to design, implement, and debug complex trading applications, ensure our software meets requirements, and is testable
  • Communicate with project managers and team leadership to develop work strategies


Key qualities in great candidates

  • High performer – Experience developing efficient, user-friendly, extensible programs, preferably with an object-oriented programming language such as C++, C#, or Java
  • Ownership – Thrive in a collaborative, entrepreneurial environment
  • Intellectual curiosity and passion – Desire to continuously learn in a team environment and solve challenging problems
  • Strong Communication – Effectively communicate project updates to teammates and product managers
  • Graduation date of December 2021 or May/June 2022 (start date of June 2021)
  • Extra credit: Experience with hardware optimization and/or the financial industry!


Who we are

Belvedere Trading is a leading proprietary trading firm proudly headquartered in downtown Chicago. Our traders work hard to provide liquidity to the market through their market making activities and are the masters of a diverse set of commodities, interest rate, exchange traded fund (ETF), and equity index options. This wouldn’t be possible without the dedicated efforts of our technology teams who utilize and perfect our innovative technology solutions.


Our Stance

Belvedere is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to providing a non-discriminatory employment environment for its employees. Discrimination against employees and applicants due to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, military, and veteran status is prohibited. Belvedere encourages initiatives to increase diversity and provide equal opportunity to all applicants and employees. Belvedere is committed to providing a positive environment in which team members are treated with respect, dignity, and courtesy. Our firm believes in a dynamic culture of inclusion and diversity, where people thrive on individual and organizational characteristics, values, experiences, and backgrounds.

Please note that Belvedere Trading does not accept unsolicited resumes from search firms or employment agencies. Any unsolicited resumes will become the property of Team Belvedere. No phone calls, please.


Job Status: Full-Time Intern

Sponsorship: Not available for this position

Work Schedule: Regular and reliable attendance during business hours with the ability to be on site prior to the start of business on occasion

Amount of Travel Required: None




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