Hardware Engineer Intern
Summer 2023
Posted on 7/19/2023
IMC Trading

1,001-5,000 employees

Market making & technology-based trading firm
Quantitative Finance
Company Overview
IMC is an ambitious company with a mission to be one of the leading trading firms globally. The company is a technology-driven trading firm that has developed highly automated systems and algorithms to trade in all asset classes while also facilitating the transfer of risk for market participants.
Chicago, IL, USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
Hardware Engineering
  • Student in penultimate year studying Electrical Engineering or Computer Engineering with a current GPA of 3.0 or higher
  • Strong analytical skills and desire to solve complicated problems programmatically
  • Willingness to interact and work closely with non-engineers in a constantly changing environment
  • Interest in the Financial Markets; previous knowledge is NOT required
  • If so, then join IMC as an Hardware Engineer Intern! At IMC, Hardware Engineers don't just write code 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 technology is what drives our business. Hardware development here is innovative, pragmatic and fun, even as complexity grows
  • As a Hardware Engineer Intern you will learn what it means to be an Engineer in a real world environment. The internship program is focused on enhancing your knowledge of algorithm complexity, professional design, 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 Hardware 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
  • 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
Desired Qualifications
  • Must have proficient experience in Verilog or VHDL or other RTL programming (additional software experience is a plus; Java, C++, or similar)