Description Software Engineer I - Rotational Development Program We are looking for motivated and talented Software Engineers who want to help us solve some of the most complex challenges in financial technology. Technology teams at CME write and maintain ultra low-latency electronic trading platforms, risk management systems, and front-end trading interfaces, all of which are central to CME's business. We are focused on designing, building and deploying customer focused solutions with passion and precision.
Software Engineers at CME Group will gain unparalleled experience in electronic trading and financial technology. They will have the opportunity to work on a variety of applications and projects that directly impact the global trading ecosystem. Our engineers work on a wide variety of projects including developing cloud infrastructure, researching blockchain technologies, and applications that directly impact the trading lifecycle.
The Software Engineers will participate in a Rotational Development program for 18-24 months to gain experience working with several teams, on different projects, and different technologies. This program will also include social events, professional development and knowledge sharing sessions on different aspects of CME's business functions.
These are full-time, hybrid roles, typically based out of our state-of-the-art headquarters in Chicago, which includes a complimentary coffee and snack bar, as well as a game room and social space.
Experience in Object-Oriented design and software development
Proficiency in Java or another programming language
Strong communication and collaboration skills and ability to work in a team environment
Strong troubleshooting and problem-solving skills
Curiosity, critical thinking, and analytical skills
Experience with source control and build tools (e.g. GIT, Stash)
Experience in developing server-side applications
Experience working in Financial Technology
Proficiency in UNIX/Linux and shell scripting
Experience working with database or SQL
Experience working with cloud technologies
We know the confidence gap and imposter syndrome can get in the way of meeting spectacular candidates, so please don't hesitate to apply - we'd love to hear from you.
CME Group: Where Futures Are Made
CME Group (www.cmegroup.com) is the world's leading derivatives marketplace. But who we are goes deeper than that. Here, you can impact markets worldwide. Transform industries. And build a career shaping tomorrow. We invest in your success and you own it, all while working alongside a team of leading experts who inspire you in ways big and small. Joining our company gives you the opportunity to make a difference in global financial markets every day, whether you work on our industry-leading technology and risk management services, our benchmark products or in a corporate services area that helps us serve our customers better. With 3,500 employees located around the world, we're small enough for you and your contributions to be known. But big enough for your ideas to make an impact. The pace is dynamic, the work is unlike any other firm in the business, and the possibilities are endless. Problem solvers, difference makers, trailblazers. Those are our people. And we're looking for more.