IMC High Performance Tech Workshop Free Student Event | Sunday 20 October 2019 | London
Portfolio trading and position management
Are you an undergraduate from computer science, a software engineering background and proficient in a programming language (ideally Java or C++)? We invite you to join the IMC High Performance Tech Workshop!
This workshop is a perfect opportunity to meet IMC software engineers and better understand how much fun it is to work at IMC. During the workshop you will:
✓ Participate in a systems performance competition with an all-expenses-paid weekend trip to Amsterdam as the top prize
✓ Get to know more about the practicalities of bringing systematic trading strategies and production systems together
✓ Learn about different concurrency models and how to implement them in Java, how the JVM works and how to optimise a Java program
✓ Implement optimised algorithms for portfolio trading and position management
✓ Discover how software engineers work with traders and quants to implement world-leading high performance trading strategies
✓ Enjoy free food and drinks and afterwards, you will receive an IMC goodie bag
Topics covered include
- Thread pools
- Blocking vs. non-blocking IO
- Reactor model and Vert.x
- Profiling and benchmarking on the JVM
- Portfolio trading and position management
Join the team
When and where
How to apply
Complete the registration form by the 15th September
Complete the EDUKATE.AI Java project by 28th September
Students either undertaking a Computer Science degree or with a strong programming background are welcome to apply. Applicants must be studying at a UK university.
Apply for a place now
Places will be allocated to applicants on a first-come, first-served basis, upon passing the initial sift and completing the EDUKATE.AI project
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