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IMC

4.5
  • #14 in Banking & financial services
  • 100 - 500 employees

2021/22 Graduate Software Engineer

Sydney NSW
It is a global training program that focuses on enhancing your knowledge of trading, programming and our software stack.

Opportunity details

Opportunity Type
Graduate Job
Start Date
1 Apr 2021

Application dates

Applications Open
24 Nov 2020

Minimum requirements

Minimum Prior Qualification
Bachelor
Accepting International Applications
No
Qualifications Accepted
E
Aerospace Engineering & Aviation
Automotive & Transport Engineering
Chemical Engineering
Civil Engineering & Construction
Communications Engineering
Electrical & Electronic Engineering
Engineering Management
Environmental Engineering
Fire & Safety Engineering
Geomatic Engineering
Manufacturing Engineering
Marine Engineering
Materials Engineering
Mathematics & Statistics
Mechanical Engineering
Mining Engineering
Petroleum Engineering
Renewable Energy Engineering
Robotics & Mechatronics Engineering
Engineering & Mathematics (all other)
I
Artificial Intelligence
Bioinformatics
Computer Graphics & Animation
Computer Science (all other)
Computer Systems and Networks
Cyber Security
Data Science
Programming & Software Engineering
Video Game Development
Design & User Experience

WHO WE ARE AND WHAT WE DO

IMC is a leading global market maker, using algorithmic trading and advanced technology to buy and sell securities on multiple trading venues worldwide. We provide liquidity to the financial markets, driving efficiencies for buyers and sellers.

Founded in 1989, we are an ambitious, innovative company and identified early on the importance technology would play in the fast-paced evolution of trading. This entrepreneurial spirit still drives us today and can be found in all of our offices around the world.

OUR TEAM

We now operate globally from offices in Europe, the US, and the Asia Pacific. Our employees work closely together in multidisciplinary teams, making our success possible.

Technology - At IMC, technology is not a department, it is at the heart of everything we do. Our technologists 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.

Trading – Although our traders come from many backgrounds they all have one thing in common: they are at their best solving complex problems. Their insight into global events, market shifts and pricing ensure we are trading in the right place, at the right time.

Business Support - Around the world, IMC’s business support teams are essential for sustaining our success. In our dynamic environment, we have many exciting challenges and multidisciplinary opportunities to shape our operations and make a real impact.

OUR CULTURE

Our employees are our greatest asset so we give them lots of responsibility and the support they need to make a difference. Our flat structure fosters a culture of openness and collaboration, encouraging the sharing of ideas and knowledge. It makes no difference if you have been with us for three days or three years, the best idea wins.

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

ENGINEERING AT IMC

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?

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 and we win by making smarter and faster decisions than our competition, on some of the most competitive markets across the globe. As a result, our Software Engineers deliver results and make a difference.

YOUR ROLE AS A GRADUATE SOFTWARE ENGINEER:

During your time as a Graduate you will:

  • Start with an international traineeship, in at two of our global offices
  • Focus on enhancing your knowledge of development cycles, programming and technologies, with a combination of in-house courses and trading simulations designed by experienced traders and engineers
  • Be assigned a mentor from our pool of seasoned Software Engineers
  • Collaborate with traders, quants 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

At IMC, we foster a supportive environment that allows you the freedom to contribute and assume real responsibility, even on day one.

WE’RE IN THIS TOGETHER

Great relationships are based on an exchange - the give and the get. Here we get straight to the point;

The Give – what you’ll need to bring

  • Academic background in Computer Science, Engineering, Mathematics or a related field of study with an overall mark of at least a 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 non-engineers in a constantly changing environment.

The Get – what we’ll give you

  • $175,000 in your first year (Salary $100,000 + Sign on bonus $25,000 + First year bonus $50,000)
  • Real projects – at IMC we get straight into it, real work from day one
  • Responsibility – this isn’t a practice run, you’ll make a real impact
  • The support to succeed – training programs, mentors
  • Fun work environment – social activities, cool offices with great people
  • The chance to travel – we’re global, you will be too
  • You will start in either February or August 2022

OUR HIRING PROCESS

To set you up for success, you can find our hiring process including tips on applying and interviewing with us on our website. Now it’s up to you! Apply today to start an amazing journey with IMC.

Graduate Success Stories


  • Graduate stories
The style of work at IMC is so rewarding and engaging that it's difficult to imagine working anywhere else; the responsibility, resources and culture at IMC are truly unlike anywhere else.

Sadi Zahir

  • Graduate stories
The style of work at IMC is so rewarding and engaging that it's difficult to imagine working anywhere else; the responsibility, resources and culture at IMC are truly unlike anywhere else.

Sadi Zahir

  • Graduate stories
IMC invests really heavily in training its people and gives them a lot of responsibility and the power to take ownership over areas that interest them.

Michael Scott

  • Graduate stories
IMC invests really heavily in training its people and gives them a lot of responsibility and the power to take ownership over areas that interest them.

Michael Scott

  • Graduate stories
The style of work at IMC is so rewarding and engaging that it's difficult to imagine working anywhere else; the responsibility, resources and culture at IMC are truly unlike anywhere else.

Sadi Zahir

  • Graduate stories
The style of work at IMC is so rewarding and engaging that it's difficult to imagine working anywhere else; the responsibility, resources and culture at IMC are truly unlike anywhere else.

Sadi Zahir

  • Graduate stories
IMC invests really heavily in training its people and gives them a lot of responsibility and the power to take ownership over areas that interest them.

Michael Scott

  • Graduate stories
IMC invests really heavily in training its people and gives them a lot of responsibility and the power to take ownership over areas that interest them.

Michael Scott