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IMC Financial MarketsSoftware Engineer Intern

Application deadline 02-09-2015


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Smart trading: fast technology

Trading nowadays happens in a highly competitive technological landscape; the best trading idea alone doesn’t cut it anymore. Instead, only the best trading idea that are enabled via robust, scalable and fast technology wins. This is where a Software Engineer at IMC comes in. Your job is not just to write software or design technology - your job is to solve problems, spot new opportunities and drive them to fruition. Your development skills are not the goal, rather they are an enabler, helping us deliver results, make a difference and ensure that IMC is future proof.

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Your internship at IMC

We offer Internships with a minimum of 12 weeks. As a Software Engineer Intern, you will be working with the latest trading systems and contribute to the ongoing development of current projects. Our program is structured so that you will learn about the trading industry and market making while having close interaction with our traders and technologists. Along with project based work, our program includes theory sessions and training classes.

On a day-to-day basis you work with Traders, Quants and other Developers to bring our trading strategies and platform to the next level or to design strategies for products we haven’t traded in the past. You and your team are responsible for the overall success and your part involves, but is not restricted to, developing software and shepherding your solutions into production and beyond.

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Qualifications and education requirements

  • Penultimate year in an analytical, quantitative or technology related field of study 
  • Excellent analytical, mathematical and numerical skills 
  • Desire to act and perform successfully in a fast-moving and high-pressured environment 
  • Interested in the financial markets is a must, but no prior knowledge or experience is required 
  • Driven and eager to continuously learn and excel
  • Desire to work in a competitive environment and be part of a team 
  • Experience with programming in Java, C++ or other programming languages
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What can we offer you?

  • Meaningful and challenging projects
  • A structured mentoring program 
  • Scheduled social outings
  • Housing in Amsterdam
  • Highly competitive salary 
  • Bicycle, gym membership, free lunch and bi-weekly massage
  • An interesting time in Amsterdam with students from European top universities
  • Possibility to receive full time offer!
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About IMC Financial Markets

IMC Financial Markets is one of the world’s leading proprietary trading firms and key market maker in various products listed on exchanges throughout the world. While our primary business is high frequency trading, we also consider ourselves a cutting edge technology firm. The mix of high performing algorithms, state of the art software, hardware and the latest technology to connect to the exchanges gives us our competitive edge.
Our success is based on a unique balance of talent and technology, particularly the interaction between our team of traders, quants, software developers and other IT specialists.

Today, IMC Financial Markets is a team of 400+ people working together to build software and trade financial products in our offices in Chicago, New York, Amsterdam, Zug, Hong Kong and Sydney.

What does this mean for you? The chance to join a global team with exceptional people focused on making IMC the #1 trading firm in the world. You’ll benefit from mentors who are invested in your success as you work on meaningful projects with impact. And don’t worry, we’ll keep you challenged and make sure you have fun along the way.

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Are you joining our high tech trading world?

Don’t hesitate to apply! Click on the link below and apply by submitting your resume and cover letter.

An aptitude test and a personality questionnaire are part of the procedure. The application procedure will take place in set timelines.

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