2024 Summer Internship at DataBento

At Databento, we are building the next generation data platform to power the world’s largest institutions – starting with the radical idea that you should only pay for market data on a metered, pay-as-you-go basis.

Since starting in 2019, we’ve raised over $27.8M in funding and have over 2,000 companies signed up prelaunch.

Our team brings years of experience running high-frequency trading desks, and includes alumni from large firms such as Two Sigma, Google, Microsoft and Bloomberg.

We provide full health and dental benefits, 401(k) matching, visa sponsorships and support both full remote and on-site work.

We hiring for the following positions:

  • UI/UX Designer
  • SEO Intern
  • Software Engineering Interns

1) Remote UI/UX Designer

As a UI/UX Designer, you’ll be working closely with our product and engineering teams to design an enterprise web application and intuitive interfaces for features found in online marketplaces, data analytics, and dashboards. You’ll be:

  • Owning the user testing and feedback cycle: plan and conduct user research/interviews (when needed); design based on the results; deliver user story mapping, wireframes and on-brand high-definition visual designs in an Agile product development process.
  • Working closely with our design team to converge on design solutions, UI/UX improvements, and new feature crafting.
  • Working with engineers to bridge the gap between design and technical implementation (i.e. providing additional screen states, communicating the user flow and assisting with any miscellaneous requests).
  • Provide leadership with cross-team engagements for UI/UX design capability by conceptualizing and creating large-scale digital experiences and applications. Possess a strong ability to iterate, and present options to stakeholders.
  • Motivating design-oriented decisions firm-wide.

We’re looking for

  • 2+ years of experience as a UI/UX Designer or an Interaction Designer, preferably including technical products for both technical and non-technical users.
  • Ability to define visual actions (screen transitions & animations, micro-interactions).
  • Experience performing user research, user story mapping and presenting results.
  • Critical eye for detail to iterate effectively on design improvements.
  • Experience creating user-centered design, web app design principles and the value of user feedback/user testing.
  • Experience collaborating with designers, developers, and engineers to create intuitive, user-friendly software that excites you.
  • Expert knowledge of Design tools (Sketch, Figma, Adobe Creative Suite)
  • Understanding of color theory, typography, interaction design, motion principles and digital product design.
  • A strong portfolio showcasing a broad range of UX/UI and IXD. Web app focus is a plus.
  • A Bachelor’s Degree in a design or technical field, such as Computer Science, Human Computer Interaction, or Design.

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2) Remote Software Engineering Internship

We have projects across the stack, from frontend UIs to backend APIs.

Your projects will depend on your background and interests.

We accept applications on a rolling basis; however, the internship will last from early June until the end of August, usually for a duration of 10 weeks, with the option to extend by a week or two.

Interns have the option of working in their own timezone, or in Eastern Standard Time. If you have any further questions, please visit our job application FAQ.

Desired Qualifications

  • Experience with C++ or Python, ideally outside of the classroom (e.g. personal projects, internships, and co-ops)
  • University level coursework in computer science (e.g. operating systems, computer architecture, and algorithms)
  • Knowledge of software design patterns and best practices
  • Strong written and verbal communications skills
  • A desire to work at a fast-growing fintech startup

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Remote SEO Internship

You’ll be helping us ideate and execute on SEO, SEM, and related campaigns.

You’ll also get the opportunity to interact with our current and prospective users, as well as across the engineering and product teams at Databento.

We accept applications on a rolling basis; however, the internship will last from early June until the end of August, usually for a duration of 10 weeks, with the option to extend by a week or two.

Interns have the option of working in their own timezone, or in Eastern Standard Time. If you have any further questions, please visit our job application FAQ.

Desired Qualifications

  • Experience with SEO, SEM, digital marketing, inbound marketing, B2B social media, and/or B2B sales, ideally outside of the classroom (e.g. personal projects, internships, and co-ops)
  • Strong written and verbal communications skills, especially for Linkedin, Twitter, and Medium
  • Knowledge of CRMs like Hubspot, as well as SEO / SEM tools like Semrush and Google Search Console
  • An interest in quant trading, market data, and/or the financial industry
  • A desire to work at a fast-growing fintech startup

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