Applications Engineering Intern - Summer 2021

| Greater Boston Area
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HPR is seeking Computer Science, Computer Engineering, and Electrical Engineering students to join our award-winning FinTech company.

HPR is the leading global provider of cutting-edge capital markets infrastructure, serving the largest financial institutions in the world. Our revolutionary technology inspects electronic trades in the time is takes a beam of light to travel less than 400 feet.

As an Applications Engineering Intern at HPR, you will build upon your strong academic background to provide world-class service for our clients. As a member of our close-knit team, you will be immersed in high-performance networking, leveraging your strong communication, troubleshooting, and technical skills to interface with customers and find efficient solutions.  

Basic Qualifications

  • Relevant programming experience in an internship or academic environment, demonstrating strong engineering skills
  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills
  • Capable of working collaboratively in a fast-paced technical environment
  • Familiarity with Linux
  • Experience with Python, Java, C, and Shell scripting
  • Desire to interface with clients and act as a trusted advisor, while resolving complex technical problems
  • Desire to work with a multi-dimensional and cross-functional team, with both software and hardware stacks

Preferred Qualifications

  • Familiarity with FPGAs
  • Familiarity with network socket programming and TCP 

At HPR, you will be joining a talented team of engineers. You’ll be collaborating with developers, designers, and programmers who live and breathe innovation. You will get to know every member of our team and will work side-by-side with the most talented technologists in the business.

HPR offers competitive compensation and benefits in a professional and fun setting. At HPR you’ll enjoy generous employee perks including casual dress code, game room access, team events, free food, and more.

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Technology we use

  • Engineering
    • JavaLanguages
    • CLanguages
    • Embedded CLanguages

Location

Our newly renovated office space is easily accessible from all major highways and nearby public transit stations.

An Insider's view of HPR

What’s the vibe like in the office?

HPR strikes a great team vibe in the office. Everyone gets along, is super helpful, friendly, and hard-working. I haven't experienced a more comfortable work setting than at HPR. To top it off, we like to balance the hard work with plenty of fun activities like ping pong or board games. I couldn't be happier with my decision to join the team!

Ian

Software Engineer

What does your typical day look like?

HPR has a very collaborative environment, so I always spend at least a bit of time everyday working with the more junior engineers and our clients. Typically there are a few daily meetings, and in the afternoons I almost always have time to focus on my projects and coding.

Andrew

Senior Software Engineer

What projects are you most excited about?

HPR Engineering has several exciting projects currently underway. The end result will be new features and new products that disrupt the status quo in high-performance electronic trading. Our innovative designs combine complex high-performance hardware and software data-paths that deliver results that are unmatched by anything in the industry.

Tim

Vice President of Engineering

What are HPR Perks + Benefits

HPR Benefits Overview

At HPR we offer competitive compensation and benefits in a professional and fun setting.

Benefits include a BCBS health plan; a Delta dental plan; Short-term and Long-term Disability Coverage and Life Insurance; a 401(k) plan; 3 weeks paid vacation and 1 week paid sick time off; and we follow the U.S. stock market holiday schedule.

You will also enjoy generous employee perks, including casual dress code, game room and VR access, team events, free food, beverages, free onsite parking, gym and pool access and more.

Culture
Volunteer in local community
HPR participates in local volunteer activities through Building Impact.
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Daily stand up
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Disability Insurance
We offer both short and long-term disability coverage for our employees. These excellent plans offer peace of mind knowing you will have excellent coverage if needed.
Dental Benefits
HPR offers a fully paid for Delta Dental plan which offers extensive benefits and a large network of dental providers.
Health Insurance Benefits
HPR offers BCBS HMO and PPO plans that provide comprehensive coverage for employees. You will have access to a large network of physicians at a low out of pocket cost.
Life Insurance
We offer coverage at no cost for employees provided by Sun Life.
Onsite Gym
Team workouts
The HPR tennis team gathers weekly throughout the spring and summer. Employees also enjoy CrossFit workouts together at the local gym.
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
HPR sponsors a 401(K) plan administered by Ubiquity. You will have your choice of 26 different funds in which to invest.
Company Equity
HPR offers unparalleled equity opportunity for employees by awarding incentive stock options through its Equity Incentive Plan.
Performance Bonus
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
HPR employees receive 15 days per year of paid vacation time.
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Employees receive 40 hours per year of paid sick leave.
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
HPR hosts large-scale team events quarterly, as well as happy hours and team building activities frequently throughout the year.
Game Room
Our game room includes Ping Pong, Foosball, Video Games.
Stocked Kitchen
HPR has a fully stocked kitchen including unlimited snacks, coffee, tea and all of the flavored soda water you can handle.
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Happy hours are hosted roughly once per month.
Parking
We offer employees Free on-site covered garage parking.
Professional Development Benefits
Promote from within
Mentorship program
Paid industry certifications
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