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Internship - Quantitative Developer

Qube Research and Technologies
Internship - Quantitative Developer
Paris, GB
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Job Description

Programme duration: from 4 to 6 months, starting in 2024.

Who qualifies: penultimate or final year students.


  • Submit your application online, we will review these on a rolling basis.
  • Technical assessment , a coding game to be completed by the applicant.
  • Interviews multiple onsite or via Teams, enabling us to assess your technical skills and cultural fit.

Qube Research & Technologies (QRT) is a global quantitative and systematic investment manager, operating in all liquid asset classes across the world. We are a technology and data driven group implementing a scientific approach to investing. Combining data, research, technology, and trading expertise has shaped our collaborative mindset which enables us to solve the most complex challenges. QRT’s culture of innovation continuously drives our ambition to deliver high quality returns for our investors.

Your future role at QRT

You will be joining a community of graduates and interns, who are all looking to build a future career within QRT. We believe in nurturing talent to be successful and are looking for a new cohort of individuals to join the firm in the upcoming year. We are able to offer a stimulating, intellectual and high performing environment, where we look to work together. You will be given continuous, hands-on training and mentorship which will aid in your QRT journey.

Over the years, QRT has invested in a global research and execution platform which has been deployed to cover all geographies and asset classes. It ranges from high turnover scalable execution expertise to multi-year simulation research platforms. Our technology, automation and industrialized processes are at the centre of our culture. We operate in multiple languages from C++ to Python and embrace opensource software.

You will have the opportunity to join a growing and dynamic environment, where you will be mentored from industry professionals to support your professional growth, with the opportunity to stay as a full-time graduate Quantitative Developer Analyst upon successful completion of your internship.

As a Quantitative Developer, you will develop efficient, robust, and optimized software for Research and Trading. You will be given the opportunity to:

  • Participate in the design, implementation, and monitoring of our real-time trading algorithms
  • Help integrate these algorithms into our live trading platform
  • Build low latency tools running on high-performance servers allowing our High Frequency Trading team to stay competitive in any environment
  • Provide direct support to Researchers and Traders
  • Detailed practical hands-on experience with components of low latency trading: software, hardware, and systems
  • Systems architecture theory: understanding how these components impact each other, how they are controlled, and how they are measured

Your present skillset

  • Excellent fundamental computer science skills such as algorithmics, data structures, algorithmic complexity, parallel programming, OOP etc
  • Interest in software engineering/low latency/high efficiency development using C++, C# or Python
  • Interest in developing skills in real-time critical trading systems
  • Excellent communication skills – you will interact directly with Traders and Researchers
  • Exceptional analytical skills
  • Appetite for becoming autonomous quickly
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Rigorous and structured mindset


  • Database knowledge such as SQL/NoSQL is a plus
  • Front-end development is a plus
  • Interest in financial markets/algorithmic trading is a plus

QRT is an equal opportunity employer. We welcome diversity as essential to our success. QRT empowers employees to work openly and respectfully to achieve collective success. In addition to professional achievement, we are offering initiatives and programs to enable employees achieve a healthy work-life balance.

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