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Nasdaq OMX
Software Design and Development - Java Internship

Position Description:

NASDAQ OMX sponsors a 14 weeks Summer Internship Program in Australia. This is a paid summer internship program targeted to rising university juniors, seniors and graduate students who have shown a commitment to academic excellence and an interest in the financial services industry.
The 2014 Summer Internship Program will run from 24th of November 2014 to 27th February 2015.

The Summer Internship Program is an important element in NASDAQ OMX's efforts to recruit and develop a premier workforce. Our internships provide selected students with the opportunity to apply traditional academic classroom learning to actual work experience.

The Program is competitive, with a limited number of opportunities available each summer in NASDAQ OMX business units located in Sydney.

Summer Interns will work on assigned tasks or projects in a specific NASDAQ OMX business unit for a period of 14 weeks. Each Summer Intern's assignment and responsibilities will vary. In addition to their specific assignments, Summer Interns will have the opportunity to participate in training, seminars and other events designed to enhance their overall knowledge of the financial services industry. They meet with experts in their field and see their work make a difference.

Part of our team designing and building interfaces into the Market Surveillance solution for Brokers or Exchanges, you will be working on the following:
• Reviewing requirements and solution documents to learn the domain and to understand the main use cases (about 1 to 2 weeks)
• Researching technical documentation and source code for selected connection layers to develop an understand of the underlying technology and update / creation of technical documentation (about 2 to 4 weeks)
• Creation of data integrator (Java) as part of future offerings in regulatory news and sentiment analysis, including feeds such as Reuters and news sentiment sources such as Twitter (about 5 to 7 weeks)
• For exceptionally capable candidates, there is an option to implement small new features to the source base (about 1 to 2 weeks)

At the end of the internship you can expect the following:
• Acquiring basic understanding of the market surveillance domain
• Acquiring a basic understanding of professional software product development
• Acquiring some practical experience with approaches to acquiring and integrating data into a market surveillance solution
• Exposure to complex real-world software architecture and source base

Position Type: Undergraduate Students

Selection Criteria: Requirements:
• Computer Science student
• Passion for development in Java
• Interest in software architecture
• Good written English
• Strong problem solving, analytical approach
• Strong attention to detail

If this sounds like you, please submit a copy of your resume along with a cover letter letting us know why you should be selected for this internship to stephanie.huet@nasdaqomx.com
Please also confirm your availibility to work full time from 24th of November 2014 to 27th February 2015.

Salary: Legal Minimum Wage

Closing Date: 14/09/2014

Category: IPP

Duration: 14 weeks over Summer holidays

Applicant must be a Permanent Resident: Yes

Attach copy of Academic Transcript: Yes
(Note: Forging an Academic Transcript is a case of Academic Misconduct and may lead to expulsion.)

Inquiries To:
Stephanie Huet

Applications To:
Stephanie Huet

Location: The Rocks, Sydney, NSW

Date first posted: 08/15/2014 15:50:33