Technology Co-op & Internship - C++/Java - Summer 2023

Location : Location
US-NY-New York


GTS is a leading global electronic market maker, powered by combining market expertise with innovative, proprietary technology.  As a quantitative trading firm continually building for the future, GTS leverages the latest in artificial intelligence systems and sophisticated pricing models to bring consistency, efficiency, and transparency to today's financial markets. GTS accounts for 3-5% of daily cash equities volume in the U.S. and trades over 30,000 different instruments globally, including listed and OTC equities, ETFs, futures, commodities, Fixed Income, foreign exchange, and interest rate products.  GTS is a Designated Market Maker (DMM) at the New York Stock Exchange, responsible for nearly $12 trillion of market capitalization. Our workplace of 200 plus employees welcomes people of all backgrounds and experiences, and we take pride in our diverse workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, or protected veteran status, and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.


Technology co-ops & interns at GTS get the opportunity to learn about technology in a fast-paced and complex environment, while gaining real world and hands-on experience with guidance from senior leaders. Our teams utilize a variety of programming languages (primarily C++ and Java) and come from a diverse set of backgrounds both in and outside of the financial sector.

We are looking for talented Junior C++ and Java software developers with a passion for solving complex problems to intern on one of our Technology Teams:
Core Technology: Work alongside the team committed to developing and maintaining the firm's low latency platform.
Market Access: Help to augment, improve, and redesign software systems that support and monitor our trading activity in real-time.
Trading Analytics: Work on a very high-volume data-processing solution, which performs daily analysis of the firm's trading activities across all asset classes.

We are a technology driven firm that looks for individuals who share our passion for technology.

Examples of co-op projects include:

  • Build new C++ application for processing and translating realtime options market data for integration with a new trading team. Application continues to be a critical component in our production system.
  • Developed initial version of a stateful stream processing framework in C++ that has spread significantly in use over the last couple of years.
  • Rewrote networking code in a large part of the realtime risk system using coroutines and boost.asio


  • Strong C/C++ / Java programming skills
  • Educational background in computer science, electrical engineering or related field
  • High degree of organization and follow-through with meticulous attention to detail
  • Ability to communicate clearly and concisely, verbally and in writing
  • College Junior or Senior preferred
  • Previous internship experience working with a large code base is a PLUS
  • Any of the following is also a plus: Linux knowledge, SQL experience, Scripting skills and/or Database experience

We're proud to employ some of the leading talent in the industry, and we work to ensure our employees enjoy a high quality-of-life.


What We Offer:

  • In-office perks – Free lunch daily and access to a fully stocked pantry (when working in the office).
  • Casual dress code (when working in the office).


In accordance with New York City's Pay Transparency Law, the weekly salary range for this role is $1,400 to $2,200. Weekly salary does not include other forms of compensation or benefits.




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