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  • 100 - 500 employees

IMC 2019 Hardware Engineer Summer Intern - Sydney

Are you passionate about challenging the status quo? Are you driven by your curiosity and desire to learn? Do you thrive on problem-solving, a process where you recognise an opportunity for improvement then iterate and innovate to make it happen?

    Opportunity details

    Opportunity Types
    Start Date

    Application dates

    Applications Open
    26 Jun 2019
    Applications Close
    10 Aug 2019

    Minimum requirements

    Level of Study
    Graduation Results
    75 - 84% WAM (Distinction)
    Accepting International Applications
    Degrees Accepted
    Electrical & Electronic Engineering
    Artificial Intelligence
    Computer Graphics & Animation
    Computer Science (all other)
    Computer Systems and Networks
    Cyber Security
    Data Science
    Programming & Software Engineering
    Video Game Development
    Design & User Experience


    If so, then join IMC as a 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 develop hardware designs in a real-world engineering team environment. The program is focused on enhancing your knowledge of algorithm complexity, professional design, and implementing high throughput, low latency and resource optimised hardware. And you will get exposure to the tooling and techniques of a team practising modern agile hardware development.

    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.

    Our summer intern program is for 10 weeks and will commence in late November 2019

    This is a paid internship based on an annual salary of 100K AUD pro rata


    Students in the penultimate year of BA/BSc/MA/MSc in Electrical Engineering, Software Engineering, Computer Science or Computer Engineering (or equivalent) with a minimum overall mark of at least a Distinction average
    Strong analytical skills and desire to solve complicated problems programmatically 
    Experience in Verilog or VHDL or other RTL programming (additional software experience is a plus; Java, C++, or similar)
    Willingness to interact and work closely with non-engineers in a constantly changing environment 
    Previous experience within financial markets is not required


    We are at the core a trading firm, however, we value trading and technology equally and we believe that cooperation between traders and technologists is one of our great strengths. This is also reflected in our organizational and remuneration policies. We believe in fostering a truly flat environment in which great ideas can be recognized as well as put into practice from anybody within our organisation.


    IMC is among the world’s leading proprietary trading firms and a market maker in securities listed on exchanges across the globe. Our cutting-edge technology drives everything we do. High-performance algorithms, smart strategies and collaborative teams are the core of our business.

    Today, IMC is 600+ people working together to build software and trade financial products in our offices in Amsterdam, Chicago, and Sydney. What does this mean for you? The chance to join a multi-national, multi-cultural team of exceptional individuals, focused on making IMC the world’s best trading firm.