Software Engineer Intern,Summer 2020

Software Engineer Intern, Summer 2020

Work Location: Portland, Oregon
Employee Type: Intern
Is Position Eligible for current and/or future Visa Sponsorship: No

Internship Timeline
Application Ends: April 6, 2020
Selection by:  April 30, 2020
Start: June 1, 2020 – August 7, 2020

APEX CLEARING – Software Developer Intern

Apex delivers speed, efficiency & flexibility through technology solutions to firms ranging from innovative start-ups to blue-chip brands who choose to grow with us. We embrace a culture of growth, experimentation, and creativity.  Employees of Apex are asked to exercise their own responsibility and freedom, allowing each person to have a measurable impact on the business and provide plenty of opportunity for advancement and personal growth. Sound like something you would want to be a part of? We're hiring!

Become an engineering intern at Apex. You will work closely with the software development and business teams to build products and services for customers of Apex Clearing's suite of financial back office solutions. We partner with some of the industry's hottest next-generation stock trading products. This is an incredible opportunity for a technical intern to join a team focused on improving and maintaining the reliability of Apex’s software and services platform. 

Have you been waiting on the opportunity to gain hands-on experience in the fintech industry? Now's your chance. 

We are currently looking for 2 software developer interns to join our engineering office in Portland, OR. The intern must be able to commit to a 10 week full-time (40hrs/week) internship during Summer 2020. Not eligible for visa sponsorship.

What you’ll do all day:

  • Participate in a daily scrum meeting with your entire team
  • Take direction and be mentored by an experienced member of your team
  • Continuously learning the tools and techniques we use to develop our solutions
  • Work on a predetermined independent body of work within your team's domain. Occasionally you will be pulled in to assist on efforts with the team's regular work
  • Seek out peer feedback and incorporate into your work

The skills you’ll need to succeed:

  • Be currently enrolled in a full-time degree program majoring in computer science or other technical major and returning to the program after the completion of the internship and graduating by July 2021
  • Have experience with Java, Python or other related object-oriented programming language; Ability to write clean, eloquent, efficient code adding value to business goals
  • Deep understanding of data structures, in particular how they are implemented and how to apply them to solve problems
  • Be able to commit to a 10 week full-time (40hrs/week) internship during Summer 2020
  • Excellent problem-solving skills with high attention to detail
  • Effective inter-personal, verbal, and written communication skills

Preferred skills:

  • Have a real passion for software engineering, as demonstrated by previous internships, work experience, projects, or publications
  • Familiarity with application of common design patterns
  • Interested in backed or full stack software development
  • Either previous knowledge in financial markets or a strong interest in learning
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