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Belfast, Northern Ireland


Software Engineer I

  • Develop Software Engineering skills to fast track your career!  


    Will you be graduating in the summer of 2022 with a degree in Computer Science or similar discipline?  Are you looking for structured development, a career with numerous avenues and an environment in which you can thrive?  CME Group are looking for bright graduates who are interested in supporting the development of market leading financial services products and applications to join us next summer within the Engineering & Execution team.  We’ll be offering bespoke and structured software engineering development & mentoring.  In return, we are seeking critical thinkers and creative problem solvers who want to take their software engineering skills to the next level. 


    Our software engineer roles provide the opportunity to innovate, design, build and implement enterprise quality software solutions that help power the global economy.  Our engineers learn how to build systems that have rock-solid reliability, and perform at speed and scale, seamlessly facilitating the busiest trading days.  The technology landscape is always evolving and our engineers ensure our systems stay at the forefront of cutting edge technology.   


    Software engineers with CME work in a flexible, modern agile methodology, and believe in “DevTestOps” engineering practises and patterns that enable effective collaboration and the ability to deliver with impact, scale and discipline. 


    Our graduate engineers will receive a blend of on-the-job and classroom based training, covering:

    • Java and/or C# programming and certification, engineering best practices, secure programming, Agile methodologies, working in a UNIX environment, and much more!


    Our graduates will get a fantastic opportunity in their first year to rotate across multiple engineering teams, developing skills required to build:-

    • cloud native applications
    • data streaming micro service architectures
    • low latency mission critical apps
    • and more using modern industry tech stacks and platforms like Java, Spring-boot, .Net Core, Python, Kubernetes, Kafka, AWS and GCP


    At the end of this first year, participants will progress within CME Group with a set of experience and skill which has you ready to take on any of the engineering challenges our teams work to solve day to day for our customers.


    Criteria for applicants:

    • Hold a 2:2 or higher degree in computer science 
    • Or, an MSc in software development


    Software engineering is a discipline that is at the heart of how we deliver solutions to our global customers.  If you are interested in working alongside the brightest minds in the industry, come and join us!

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