Software Development Student

Istra is a leading Algo-Trading research company specializing in developing and deploying High Frequency Trading strategies (HFT). We use state of the art technology and algorithms that are developed by our elite highly-skilled group of experienced researchers and developers in a challenging, pleasant, and rewarding work environment.

This is your opportunity to join our skilled Dev team for a student position.

In this position you will be involved in core projects and will be indulging in design, development, and implementation of advanced cutting edge distributed automated trading systems - demanding extreme throughput and latency optimization.

Moreover, as part of our team, you will get the chance to work on a complex system, research environment and you will contribute directly to our dynamic, operational flows (CI/CD). You will enjoy a high level of individual autonomy, combined with a strong emphasis on teamwork and knowledge sharing. You will be working in a challenging and enriching work environment.


  • Currently enrolled in a Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in Computer Science / Engineering or a related field from a well known academic institute.

  • Excellent student ( cumulative GPA of 90+) with at most 3 semesters remaining to graduation

  • Knowledge of Computer Science fundamentals such as object-oriented design, algorithm design, data structures, problem solving and complexity analysis

  • Development experience from previous jobs - advantage

  • Programming skills in Python and C++ in Linux environment - advantage

  • Availability for a job scope of at least 50% on average

  • Ability to learn complex concepts in a fast pace environment

  • Independent, thorough, motivated, and innovative

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