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Hardware Engineer Intern 2024/2025

IMC Financial Markets is a proprietary trading firm and market maker for various financial instruments listed on exchanges throughout the world.

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Hardware Engineer Intern 2024/2025


At IMC, we are performing some of the fastest trades in the world. Key to that performance is our proprietary hardware and the software that communicates with it. As a business, we continually innovate new solutions to remain competitive in a dynamic financial landscape. If the challenge of using the latest technology to solve problems sounds appealing, then the IMC hardware engineering internship is a great fit for you.


Your Core Responsibilities: 

  • From day one, you are immersed in real projects, complex problem-solving, and opportunities to learn from our strongest engineers and traders.
  • Develop your knowledge of algorithm complexity, professional design and writing fluent code with our state-of-the-art technology.
  • Learn both hardware and software development skills.
  • Work with cutting-edge FPGA technology.
  • Develop with C++ and SystemVerilog programming languages.
  • Enhance your knowledge of our business model and about high-frequency trading.
  • Build key relationships across our trading and technology teams.
  • Work collaboratively in an environment where creativity, teamwork and innovation are recognised and rewarded.
  • Have the opportunity to secure a full-time role with IMC once you graduate.


Your Skills and Experience:

  • An academic background in Electronic Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, or equivalent.
  • Commenced your penultimate year of study.
  • Proficient experience in SystemVerilog, Verilog or VHDL.
  • Knowledge of C, C++ or Python.
  • Knowledge of logic design.


About Us

IMC is a leading trading firm, known worldwide for our advanced, low-latency technology and world-class execution capabilities. Over the past 30 years, we’ve been a stabilizing force in the financial markets – providing the essential liquidity our counterparties depend on. Across offices in the US, Europe, and Asia Pacific, our talented employees are united by our entrepreneurial spirit, exceptional culture, and commitment to giving back. It's a strong foundation that allows us to grow and add new capabilities, year after year. From entering dynamic new markets, to developing a state-of-the-art research environment and diversifying our trading strategies, we dare to imagine what could be and work together to make it happen.

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