Software Engineer Intern (C++)

Job Description

Have you wondered what it’s like being part of the most competitive industry in the world? Do you aspire to be part of a brilliant diverse team of traders, technologists, and quants?

We are looking for one intern to contribute to the next generation in-house backtesting platform. Our backtesting platform is the heart of all simulations we run and it acts as the proving ground of new changes that we roll out. We would like to add more features, improve how we display information and integrate it with various internal technical and functional tests. 


What You Will Learn / Your Takeaway From This Stint 

  1. How to manage and drive a project from start to finish.
  2. How to navigate a large code base, write clean code, test-driven development.
  3. A great deal of how a trading firm works from the inside out.

Skills and Knowledge Required

The role requires proficiency in C++, with a strong preference for people who know their way around linux systems.


  1. Internship is only open to residents of Singapore currently.
  2. Able to commit for at least 12 weeks for full-time internship, part-time schedules can be discussed but will require longer commitment period.
  3. Position is available from November 2021.
  4. Please attach a personal sample code you have done for any previous project or coursework alongside your application. 

The kind of people who thrive in Grasshopper

About Grasshopper

Grasshopper is an Asian proprietary trading firm and liquidity provider competing on the global stage. Our cutting edge in-house technology puts us at the forefront of developments in electronic trading. An unbroken record of consistency and profitability is underpinned by firm values of curiosity, empowerment and flexibility that guide our future success.

At Grasshopper, you will be working in a diverse and dynamic environment with a flat hierarchy. With 65 employees and 15 nationalities working in an open office, communication is essential to performance. To keep our edge as the “small giant” of proprietary trading, we give employees a high level of autonomy and encourage them to get creative, take risks, make mistakes and learn from them.


We Value You

We respect and listen to all our employees. You will get the chance to make an impact by having your voice heard by everyone, including the management.

We are in the business of developing people. We focus on substance and delivery - as long as you perform and communicate, you will be recognized and rewarded. We are dedicated to supporting our staff and ensuring they develop professionally and holistically to maximize their potential.

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