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About Beacon Platform: Beacon was founded in 2014 by Kirat Singh and Mark Higgins, industry leaders in building and designing enterprise-scale trading, analytics, and risk management platforms. Beacon Platform enables financial institutions of all sizes to operationalize front-office development at enterprise scale on the cloud. The Platform consists of Beacon Front Office Suite for cross-asset management of trades, positions and risk, and Beacon Core, an integrated development and operating platform that enables quants and software engineers to collaboratively develop and continuously deploy business solutions. Beacon’s open architecture and transparent source-code model empower clients to achieve their business goals while maintaining unparalleled ownership of the full technology stack. Beacon is a collaborative and innovative team with over 250 employees headquartered in New York, London, Berlin and Tokyo. Flexible working hours and location are supported.

Job Title: Summer Internship with the Front Office Suite’s Glint Team at Beacon Platform Inc.

Beacon Platform’s Front Office Suite provides a wide array of applications, market models, and cross asset pricing and risk analytics built atop core Beacon Platform services. Your job will be to build, improve, and extend the Glint UI framework used to develop applications that make use of these services as part of a collaborative project with one of our financial developers. You will also write and improve documentation, lead internal and external presentations, and provide training on your developments to other Beacon developers and clients.

Responsibilities:

  • Develop functionality for Beacon Platform’s UI framework; Glint.
  • Collaborate with members of the Beacon Platform team and clients to determine project specifications and validate assumptions
  • Write internal and client facing documentation

Requirements:

  • Familiarity with Python and JavaScript (specifically ReactJS) is required.
  • A Degree or active pursuance of a degree in a relevant STEM field is required
  • Experience with and interest in financial markets and pricing/risk analytics is a plus

Working in Beacon you will experience a fast-moving work environment, collaborate with a diverse and tightly knit development team and contribute directly to our live production software.

About Us: We are smart, curious people who want to work in an environment that respects all of our lives and interests. This means we all care about and respect the boundaries of work-life balance — but when we work, we work hard and with great attention to detail.

Beacon does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, or based on an individual’s status in any group or class protected by applicable federal, state or local law. Beacon encourages applications from minorities, women, the disabled, protected veterans and all other qualified applicants.

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About Beacon Platform

Beacon Platform is the premier enterprise innovation platform designed to supercharge developer productivity, enabling innovative financial services firms to get more value out of their R&D. Beacon partners with and empowers clients to become change agents in their organizations through cutting-edge technology tools. Beacon is developing the future of financial services on the cloud.

Beacon gives businesses and their developers the flexibility and scale they need to gain a competitive edge. Beacon removes the shared pain of designing new applications and strategies by streamlining the development and deployment process, enabling teams to rapidly experiment with new solutions and business models, all on the cloud. Beacon provides clients with a powerful set of cross-asset trading and risk tools and analytics out of the box, including full access to source code, and lets them build on top.