The Role We are excited to offer a Spring 2021 internship opportunity for a talented student on our Corporate Support Engineering team. The team provides level 1 to level 3 support for Schonfeld’s Windows infrastructure environment. The team is composed of corporate support engineers who provide high quality service and technical support to a wide-range of end-users including our Portfolio Managers and traders. What you’ll do You’ll work alongside senior engineers performing tasks that support and improve the performance, stability, and efficiency of our internal platforms. The chosen candidate will spend the spring semester immersed in the culture and atmosphere of Schonfeld. Upon completion of the internship, you may be extended a full-time offer of employment. You may help with the following types of projects: Providing support and troubleshooting complex technical issues on various internal and external systemsConfiguring and maintain the underlying infrastructure of our Windows engineering environmentAutomating operational tasks as appropriate using languages such as Powershell and PythonEnsuring the reliability of our systems What you’ll bring A senior pursuing a degree in a technical field – Information Technology etc.Someone who has demonstrated strong interest in the information technology space through previous internships, part time jobs and/or classesHigh levels of creativity and quick problem-solving capabilitiesCustomer service-oriented mindsetStrong interest in taking ownership of his/her workStrong analytical and organizational skills Our cultureThe firm’s ethos is embedded in our people. ‘Talent is our strategy’ is our mantra and drives how we approach all initiatives at the firm. We believe our success is because of our people, so putting our talent above all else is our top priority.Schonfeld strives to create an environment where our people can thrive. We foster a teamwork-oriented, collaborative environment where ideas at any level are encouraged and shared. The development and advancement of our talent is honed through interactions with each other, learning & educational offerings, and through opportunities to make impactful contributions. In our agile environment, engineers are expected to self-organize and collaborate on the best way to solve problems, and they are collectively responsible for the entire team’s delivery. Engineering teams are small and cross-functional, and value learning and knowledge sharing.At Schonfeld, we strive to cultivate a sense of belonging throughout all of our employees with Diversity, Equity and Inclusion at the forefront of this mission. As a firm we are committed to creating a hiring process which is not only fair, but also welcoming and supportive. On a daily basis, our employees welcome diversity across identity, thought, people and views which serves as the foundation of our culture and success. You can learn more about our D&I initiatives here – Belonging @ Schonfeld. Who we areSchonfeld Strategic Advisors is a multi-manager platform that invests its capital with Internal and Partner portfolio managers, primarily on an exclusive or semi-exclusive basis, across quantitative, fundamental equity and tactical trading strategies. We have created a unique structure to provide global portfolio managers with autonomy, flexibility and support to best enable them to maximize the value of their businesses.Over the last 30 years, Schonfeld has successfully capitalized on inefficiencies and opportunities within the equity markets. We have developed and invested heavily in proprietary technology, infrastructure and risk analytics. Our portfolio exposure has expanded across the Americas, Europe and Asia as well as multiple asset classes and products.