CME Group Innovation Center Internship - Year Round - Architecture

Locations: Champaign
ID: 13764


CME Group: Where Futures Are Made

CME Group ( is the world’s leading and most diverse 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 2,500 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.

The architecture team is seeking Software Engineering Interns to work on proof of concept projects, prototypes and solution evaluations that directly impact designs and implementations of the global trading systems. Interns will work with some of the most cutting edge technology and help build new parts of our software ecosystem.
Opportunities in our architecture division include: building cloud infrastructure and services, real-time streaming, distributed systems, Big Data and low latency message-oriented systems.
At CME our Software Engineering Interns should expect to experience several core areas, which may include:
• Application Development
• System Architecture and Design
• Cloud infrastructure and services
• Real-time Systems
• Big Data and Distributed Systems
• Strong Java programming using skills
• Object oriented design and analysis
• Knowledge of algorithms and data structures
• Using distributed systems at scale
• Knowledge of UNIX/Linux and git
• Familiarity with Amazon or Google cloud is a plus
• Flexibility to learn new technologies

Currently pursuing a Bachelor's or Master's degree in Computer Science or Software Engineering

Based in Champaign, IL at the UIUC Research Park
As the world’s leading and most diverse derivatives marketplace, CME Group ( is where the world comes to manage risk. Based in Chicago, with offices in New York, London, Singapore, Calgary, Houston, São Paulo, Singapore, Tokyo and Washington D.C., our team of more than 2,500 employees has an impact on the global economy every day. We offer:
  • The widest range of global benchmark futures and options available across all major asset classes;
  • The most advanced trading technology;
  • Industry-leading clearing and risk management capabilities;
  • A relentless customer focus, serving leading investment and commercial banks, hedge funds, proprietary trading firms, pension funds, sovereign wealth funds, asset managers, corporations and individual traders; and,
  • A great place to work.
With this strong foundation in place, we are looking to continue growing our business in both listed and over-the-counter markets. To support this growth, we are seeking highly motivated individuals to help foster our corporate culture and uphold our core values of leading with conviction and integrity, advancing the global economy, building lasting relationships and acting with ingenuity every day. 
We hope you will consider joining our world-class team.



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