Financial Software Engineer Intern

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Galatea is looking for Financial Software Engineer interns to join our growing team!  We are at the center of the digital revolution in finance and are looking for engineers who want to help build and improve key systems used by our Capital Market clients.

As a Financial Software Engineer intern, you will participate in the definition, architecture, and building of strategic systems that facilitate access to trillions of dollars worth of liquidity and capital around the world. In this role you will have the opportunity to do hands-on programing in addition to interfacing with clients.

Access to liquidity and capital makes an incredible difference in people's lives every day by allowing them to make contactless payments, get microcredit loans, buy houses, start small businesses, and more. As a Galatean, you will provide a direct impact on streamlining these processes and making them more accessible to everyone!

A look into your internship:

During the beginning of the internship, you will:

    • Learn about Galatea’s collaborative culture and values and become a participant in discussions.
    • Be immersed in Galatea’s client-focused delivery approach and the ongoing value-add we provide to our clients everyday.
    • Learn about the client project you have been assigned to and your specific role within the team.  Each intern project will vary and be dependent on the needs of the project team however, projects typically will require interns to do a large amount of software development.
    • Take ownership of your assigned project including gathering requirements, producing designs, implementing design components and testing the results.
    • Build an understanding of the finance topics relevant to your project.

Within the middle of the internship, you will:

    • Continue learning the systems, design and architecture of your project.
    • Establish relationships with client contacts (dependent on project).
    • Progress your assigned project through the required phases.

Towards the end of your internship, you will:

    • Become a subject matter expert for your assigned project.
    • Finish the assigned project or hand over final details to another team member.
    • Present on your role within the project and lessons learned during the internship

About YOU:

    • Accountable and Curious - You take responsibility and bring intellectual curiosity to all endeavors.
    • Relationship Builder - You form relationships based on mutual respect, diversity of thought, and direct and open communication.
    • Results Driven - You participate in and push for inclusive, team-based, client-focused delivery.
    • Embrace uncertainty - You bring clarity and definition to uncertainty.
    • Leader - You enjoy providing leadership and communicating project goals and timelines with stakeholders and your team. 
    • Problem Solver - You are a problem solver first and a software engineer second.  You thrive in finding solutions when challenged with the organizational silos of our large clients.
    • Client Manager - You delight your clients and form productive long-standing relationships.
    • Business Focused - You don’t just think of yourself as an engineer who is told what to build. You are focused on solving the client’s underlying business problem.
    • Technology Agnostic -  You are a technical polyglot who embraces the diverse set of technologies used by our clients.
About Us:
Headquartered in Somerville, MA and with branch offices in Tampa Bay, Durham, and London, Galatea Associates is a highly-focused software consulting firm that specializes in providing bespoke technical solutions to capital markets firms. At Galatea, our Associates know both the business and the IT infrastructure of our clients’ operations and we are uniquely positioned to help bridge the communication gap between the internal business and technical teams for our clients. Our clients call on us to collaborate with them throughout the entirety of project life cycles and we assist them in overcoming whatever challenges they encounter.

Why Galatea?
Our strengths have always been in our people and our core focus is on providing a collaborative environment with highly engaged employees while maintaining impactful delivery to our clients. We strive to provide transparency into our internal operations and include ideas and feedback from Galateans as company decisions are made.  Our ambitions are high and our people help us to attain our goals year after year!

Benefits you’ll Love:
- A positive and collaborative team-based environment.
- Ability to work with different clients, technologies, and projects while maintaining the stability of knowing and trusting your employer.
- Interesting Wall Street work within a fun and casual environment.
- Weekly employer-sponsored catered training  lunches.
- Snacks, snacks and more snacks!  We keep our office fully stocked.

US Internship Salary (all US offices):
- $35/hour

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Additional Item to Note:
Due to the strong collaborative nature of our culture, this role will be a hybrid model requiring three ‘core’ in office days and two ‘flex’ optional work from home days. 
- US Offices - 'Core' in-office days are Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday. Monday and Friday are 'flex' optional work from home days
- UK Office - 'Core' in-office days are Monday, Tuesday and Thursday. Wednesday and Friday are 'flex' optional work from home days

Interns are paid on an hourly basis and are able to work up to a maximum of 40 hours per week. Relocation assistance is not provided.

The future is bright at Galatea and we are looking forward to finding perfect candidates to join our team and help us continue to grow and innovate! We look forward to speaking with you more about this opportunity.