Software Engineering Internship - Summer 2024

Location : Location
US-NY-New York


The Automated Volatility Trading group (AVT) at GTS is an options market maker quoting in more than 1 million individual securities across 16 global options exchanges.

This role focuses on creating, improving, and maintaining models related to options pricing. These models and the infrastructure that drives them are at the core of our business, feeding everything from trading strategies to real-time risk management. Our high-throughput, distributed system constantly updates the prices of over 1 million securities to provide a real-time picture of the state of the market.

Qualified applicants will have the opportunity pursue their passions for finance and technology by exploring novel techniques for executing our quantitative models. There are a wide variety of projects available, and we will match you with a project that suits your interests while pushing you to develop new skills.


GTS is a collection of financial services companies spanning a wide array of asset classes and investment approaches, all powered by the combination of market expertise with innovative, proprietary technology.  With roots as a quantitative trading firm continually building for the future, the GTS family of companies are able to leverage the latest in artificial intelligence systems and sophisticated pricing models to bring consistency, efficiency, and transparency to today’s financial markets. GTS’s electronic market maker GTS Securities accounts for 3-5% of daily cash equities volume in the U.S. and is a leading Designated Market Maker (DMM) at the New York Stock Exchange, responsible for nearly $13 trillion of market capitalization. For more information on GTS, please visit


  • Have exceptional programming skills (systems programming experience required – C, C++, or Rust)
  • Know how computers work (think operating systems, networking, basic hardware-level knowledge)
  • Show demonstrated, deep interest in financial markets (no professional experience required)
  • Be bold enough to question everything, but humble enough to admit when you're wrong
  • Communicate clearly in English
  • Graduate before Summer 2025 with a B.S or M.S. in Computer Science or a related field

What We Offer:

  • The chance to learn from experienced senior traders at the top of their field.

  • Mentorship in decision science, game theory and trading strategy development.

  • Successful candidates will return to join our Quantitative Trader graduate program.

  • 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).

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


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.


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.




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