IMC Trading
IMC is a proprietary trading firm and market maker in various products listed on exchanges globally.
Chicago, IL, USA
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IMC is currently looking for multi-talented and passionate Trading Engineers. You will be part of a highly experienced team, facing the daily challenges of running a distributed low latency trading platform.
Your Core Responsibilities:

  • Oversee operation and maintenance of our trading systems
  • Develop automation tools to reduce operational overhead
  • Collaborate with traders and developers to improve the system architecture
  • Perform in-depth analysis of real time systems
  • Provide support for proprietary trading systems deployed across a multi-platform production environment
  • Support core market connectivity and correspond with exchanges regarding trade order activity, connectivity, and other related technical support issues

Your Skills and Experience:

  • Self-driven, passion for engineering, and a natural sense of curiosity
  • Team player with strong communication skills
  • In-depth knowledge and experience with Linux operating system (CentOS and/or Ubuntu experience is a plus)
  • Excellent command of Python
  • Strong understanding of networking fundamentals
  • Prior experience supporting high performance applications, process monitoring, and troubleshooting
  • Experience with kubernetes / docker is a plus
  • Bachelors in Computer Science, IT Engineering, Technology or similar field

About Us
IMC is a leading trading firm, known worldwide for our advanced, low-latency technology and world-class execution capabilities. Over the past 30 years, we've been a stabilizing force in the financial markets - providing the essential liquidity our counterparties depend on. Across offices in the US, Europe, and Asia Pacific, our talented employees are united by our entrepreneurial spirit, exceptional culture, and commitment to giving back. It's a strong foundation that allows us to grow and add new capabilities, year after year. From entering dynamic new markets, to developing a state-of-the-art research environment and diversifying our trading strategies, we dare to imagine what could be and work together to make it happen.

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What are IMC Trading Perks + Benefits

IMC Trading Benefits Overview

At IMC, we believe in taking care of our people. But don’t just take our word for it, here’s a look at some of the perks you can expect when you work at IMC Chicago:

GO GLOBAL: With IMC, your success can take you around the world — or at the very least to our offices in
Chicago, Sydney, London, Hong Kong, Seoul, New York, Zug, and Mumbai.

FOOD'S ON US: We’ve got your lunches covered! Available daily, in addition to stocked kitchens. Choose from a variety of different restaurants each weekday – your meal is delivered to the office.

PLAN AHEAD: We’ll match your 401K contributions dollar-for-dollar, up to 4% of your base salary.

PLANES, TRAINS & AUTOMOBILES: Commuting is a part of life in Chicago, so we cover up to $130 per month toward public transportation or a discounted parking garage.

GET COVERED: Your well-being is our priority. Medical, dental, and vision premiums are covered 100% for you and your dependents. We also cover 100% of Short Term Disability, Long Term Disability, and Life Insurance premiums. Additionally, our paid parental leave policy offers 16 weeks of paid parental leave for primary caregivers, and 15 paid days for non-primary caregivers.

GIVE BACK: The IMC Foundation supports non-profits around the world, as well as the causes that matter to you. We’ll match your donations and support your community service.

SWEAT IT OUT: We’ll reimburse you for gym or fitness studio memberships, workout apps, and race registrations so you can stay active in ways that motivate you. In the event you overdo it, take advantage of our free, 20-minute on-site massages.

SPECIAL EVENTS: At IMC we celebrate with events such as concerts, a summer family BBQ,  Cubs games, our annual holiday party, sports teams, and cross-team dinners…just to name a few! We also come together for our annual IMC Weekend Away – an all-inclusive trip where you and your colleagues can relax and have fun together at a fantastic vacation destination.

Volunteer in local community
Partners with nonprofits
Open door policy
OKR operational model
Team based strategic planning
Pair programming
Open office floor plan
Employee resource groups
Employee-led culture committees
Hybrid work model
In-person all-hands meetings
Employee awards
Flexible work schedule
Remote work program
Mandated unconscious bias training
Diversity employee resource groups
Hiring practices that promote diversity
Health Insurance + Wellness
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability insurance
Dental insurance
Vision insurance
Health insurance
Life insurance
Pet insurance
Wellness programs
Team workouts
IMC's team fitness initiatives include sponsored race teams as well as virtual/in-person fitness sessions including Barre, Yoga, HIIT, Meditation and more!
Mental health benefits
Financial & Retirement
401(K) matching
Performance bonus
Charitable contribution matching
Child Care & Parental Leave
Childcare benefits
Generous parental leave
Family medical leave
Adoption Assistance
Restricted work hours
Return-to-work program post parental leave
Company sponsored family events
Fertility benefits
Vacation + Time Off
Generous PTO
Paid volunteer time
Paid holidays
Paid sick days
Flexible time off
Bereavement leave benefits
Office Perks
Commuter benefits
Company-sponsored outings
IMC hosts a company weekend trip each year.
Free daily meals
We provide free breakfast and lunch every day.
Free snacks and drinks
Some meals provided
IMC also provides Happy Hour meals weekly, in addition to daily breakfast and lunch.
Company-sponsored happy hours
Onsite office parking
Recreational clubs
Relocation assistance
Fitness stipend
Home-office stipend for remote employees
Meditation space
Mother's room
Onsite gym
Professional Development
Job training & conferences
Tuition reimbursement
Lunch and learns
Promote from within
Mentorship program
Continuing education stipend
Continuing education available during work hours
Online course subscriptions available
Customized development tracks
Paid industry certifications
Personal development training
Virtual coaching services
Apprenticeship programs

Additional Perks + Benefits

We strive to update and adjust our perks in alignment with what our employees value! We keep a consistent pulse on our offerings, and are always willing to listen to IMCers' suggestions on how to improve our workplace.

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