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Graduate Software Engineer 2024/2025 - Expression of Interest

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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Graduate Software Engineer 2024/2025 - Expression of Interest

At IMC, Software Engineers don’t just write code and design technology. They are responsible for spotting new opportunities, developing new technologies and solving problems. Our software makes millions of trading decisions daily in some of the most competitive markets across the globe, and we win by making smarter and faster decisions than our competition. Our Software Engineers deliver results and make a difference.

Your Core Responsibilities: 

  • Start with a five-week international traineeship in one of our global offices, becoming familiar with the different areas of our business while being trained by the world’s best engineers and traders.
  • Focus on enhancing your knowledge of development cycles, programming and technologies, with a combination of in-house courses and trading simulations.
  • Collaborate with traders and other engineers to bring our trading strategies and platform to the next level.
  • Have continuous opportunities to learn new technologies and programming languages in our dynamic environment.
  • Develop, maintain and improve trading models, algorithms and systems.
  • Assume real responsibility from day one and make decisions that directly impact company profits

As a result, you will receive:

  • Support from a mentor specifically chosen to work with you and guide you through each step of your traineeship and onboarding process.
  • Structured training, coaching and professional development opportunities.
  • An environment where creativity, teamwork and innovation are recognised and rewarded.
  • The chance to travel the world and work in our offices across Europe, North America and Asia Pacific.
  • An inspiring and vibrant work environment in the new Quay Quarter Towers overlooking Sydney Harbour—recently named “the world’s best building.
  • Weekly social activities, regular team events and an annual company getaway.
  • In-house chef providing breakfast, lunch, dinner and snacks.
  • In-house barista providing tea, coffee and refreshments.
  • Complimentary weekly fitness classes and subsidised health and wellbeing programs.
  • Paid volunteer leave to give back to causes that are important to you.
  • Generous relocation package if you’re not from Sydney.

 Your Skills and Experience: 

  • An academic background in Computer Science, Engineering or a related field of study with a minimum Distinction average, or equivalent.
  • Strong analytical skills and desire to solve complicated problems programmatically.
  • Strong knowledge of algorithms and data structures.
  • Proficient experience in a programming language (Java or C++ preferred).
  • Willingness to interact and work closely with Traders and Engineers in a fast-paced and constantly-changing environment

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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