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Databento is the next-generation market data provider with a pay-for-what-you-use model, powering large finance and fintech institutions while lowering entry barriers for small startups.
Backend · Frontend · Full-Stack
Software Engineering Intern


Databento, a rapidly growing fintech startup, is offering a Software Engineer Internship for ambitious students looking to make an impact in the financial data industry. As an intern, you'll work on cutting-edge projects across our tech stack, from frontend UIs to backend APIs, tailored to your background and interests.

Our company is revolutionizing the market data industry with a pay-for-what-you-use model, serving both large financial institutions and small startups. We've gained over 4000 users in our first year, testament to our innovative approach.

The internship runs from early June to late August (10 weeks) with flexibility in duration and time zone. You'll have the opportunity to work with a team of experienced professionals from top firms like Two Sigma and Tower Research.

We're looking for candidates with:

  • Experience in C++ or Python beyond classroom settings
  • Strong computer science fundamentals
  • Knowledge of software design patterns and best practices
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Enthusiasm for fintech startups

We offer a comprehensive benefits package including health, dental, and life insurance, 401(k) matching, and visa sponsorship for full-time employees. Our 100% remote work policy allows you to work from anywhere in the world.

This internship is an excellent opportunity to gain real-world experience in a fast-paced fintech environment. High performers may have the option to continue part-time work until graduation, with potential for full-time positions. Join us in shaping the future of financial data technology!

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  • Projects across the stack, from frontend UIs to backend APIs
  • Work on projects depending on background and interests


  • Experience with C++ or Python outside of classroom
  • University level coursework in computer science
  • Knowledge of software design patterns and best practices
  • Strong written and verbal communications skills
  • Desire to work at a fast-growing fintech startup


Medical Insurance
Dental Insurance
  • Health Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • 401k Matching
  • Visa Sponsorship

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