Software Engineer Intern -- Summer 2023

Software Engineer Intern -- Summer 2023

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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Job Description

WHAT’S DIFFERENT ABOUT A TECHNOLOGY CAREER AT IMC?

At IMC, technology is not a department; it’s at the heart of everything we do. Since the late 1980s, we’ve pioneered the use of technology to advance the development of market making and low-latency trading. Today, our technologists work alongside traders in multidisciplinary teams to push the limits of possibility, and then look beyond. In our fast-paced environment, short feedback loops mean projects worked on in the morning can enter production the next day

SOFTWARE ENGINEER INTERNSHIP

Are you someone who is passionate about challenging the status quo?
Do you enjoy the process of problem solving, a process where you recognize areas of improvement and iterate and innovate to improve? Does your curiosity and desire to learn drive you?

ROLE OVERVIEW:

If so, then join IMC as an Software Engineer Intern! At IMC, Software Engineers don’t just write software and design technology. They are responsible for spotting new opportunities, developing new technologies and solving problems. As a result, they deliver results and make a difference. IMC knows that having the best software is what drives our business.  Software development here is innovative, pragmatic and fun, even as complexity grows. 

As a Software Engineer Intern you will learn what it means to be an Engineer in a real world environment. The internship programme is focused on enhancing your knowledge of algorithm complexity, data structures and writing fluent code. Your responsibility does not stop at programming; it also encompasses knowledge building of our business model and building relationships across our trading and technology teams.

As a Software Engineer intern at IMC you will be supported by both a Mentor and an intern lead who will oversee your projects and professional development. You will have access to classroom sessions, pair programming and code reviews, not to mention our incredible social activities and events.

WHAT WE LOOK FOR:
• Student in penultimate year of Software Engineering or Computer Science related degree with a current GPA of 3.0 or higher
• Must have strong knowledge of algorithms and data structures
• Strong analytical skills and desire to solve complicated problems programmatically
• Must have proficient experience in a programming language (Java or C++ preferred)
• Willingness to interact and work closely with non-engineers in a constantly changing environment
• Interest in the Financial Markets; previous knowledge is NOT required

WHO WE ARE

IMC is among the world’s leading proprietary trading firms, and a market maker in securities listed on exchanges across the globe. Our cutting-edge technology drives everything we do. High performance algorithms, smart strategies and collaborative teams are the core of our business.

Today, IMC is 500+ people working together to build software and trade financial products in our offices in Amsterdam, Chicago, and Sydney. What does this mean for you? The chance to join a multi-national, multi-cultural team of exceptional individuals, focused on making IMC the world’s best trading firm.

READY TO APPLY?

Our hiring process, including tips on applying and interviewing with IMC, is described on our website. Now it’s up to you! Apply today to start your journey with IMC.

IMC: JOIN THE LEADER IN GLOBAL MARKET MAKING

IMC is a leading global market maker with offices in Europe, the US and Asia-Pacific. We use algorithmic trading and advanced technology to buy and sell securities across multiple trading venues. Our vital role, at the centre of the financial markets, provides liquidity for buyers and sellers worldwide.

In the late 1980s, IMC quickly identified the importance of technology in the fast-evolving trading environment. Our passion for innovation continues to drive us today. Although our company has grown rapidly over recent decades, we still approach our work with the same entrepreneurial spirit, with an emphasis on continuous improvement and innovation. We like our people to think for themselves and we give them the responsibility and support they need to make an impact. This means real work as well as dedicated training programmes and mentors.

While we work hard, we also have a lot of fun – whether solving complex challenges or taking part in team-building, leisure and sporting activities. IMC also enables its employees to contribute to a better society through our foundation.