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Senior Software Engineer

CME Group
Belfast, United Kingdom
Closing date
Jun 23, 2023

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Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
2023 is an exciting year for technology professionals to join CME Group following the recent $1bn equity investment from Google. CME Group has also agreed a long-term partnership with Google to migrate our technology infrastructure to Google Cloud in a visionary partnership to transform the global derivatives markets through technology.

What to expect working in CME Post Trade:
  • Opportunity to work with Technical Experts in Enterprise processing
  • Own significant and challenging development as appropriate to role
  • Every user story will have clearly defined testable acceptance criteria
  • We provide bespoke training opportunities to develop new skills and expertise
  • A team with a focus on innovation and embracing early adoption of practices and technologies.
  • Strong identity and accountability for the entire value stream
  • Flexible home working policy
  • Where differing views and debate are respected and encouraged

Principal Accountabilities
  • Contributes to system design collaborating with various teams to build fit for purpose platforms.
  • Design, develop, test, deploy, maintain and improve software.
  • Provide mentoring and technical direction to development, helping to identify technical solutions to realize design.
  • Completes research and conducts POCs on new technologies.
  • Participates in CICD development pipelines, contributing to modern test and delivery techniques
  • Take initiative and be responsible for technical solutions to application and cloud challenges.

Essential Criteria
  • Bachelor's degree (with honors) or equivalent/better strongly preferred, but substantial relevant experience could substitute
  • Strong knowledge of core Java skills, 3 plus years significant experience
  • Experience working with multithreaded applications and core Java libraries
  • Ability to write clean, bug-free code that is easy to understand, and easily maintainable

Desirable Criteria
  • Experience of financial markets/exchange space and working with financial applications
  • Experience CICD and Cloud operations
  • Experience using Confluence, JIRA, or other Atlassian tools.

CME Group: Where Futures Are Made

CME Group ( is the world's leading 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. Problem solvers, difference makers, trailblazers. Those are our people. And we're looking for more.

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