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  • 100 - 500 employees

IMC 2019 Software Engineer Summer Intern - Sydney

As a Software Engineer Intern, you will learn what it means to be an Engineer in a real-world environment.

    Opportunity details

    Opportunity Types
    Start Date

    Application dates

    Applications Open
    26 Jun 2019
    Applications Close
    3 Aug 2019

    Minimum requirements

    Level of Study
    Graduation Results
    75 - 84% WAM (Distinction)
    Accepting International Applications
    Degrees Accepted
    Aerospace Engineering & Aviation
    Automotive & Transport Engineering
    Chemical Engineering
    Civil Engineering & Construction
    Communications Engineering
    Electrical & Electronic Engineering
    Engineering & Mathematics (all other)
    Engineering Management
    Environmental Engineering
    Fire & Safety Engineering
    Geomatic Engineering
    Manufacturing Engineering
    Marine Engineering
    Materials Engineering
    Mathematics & Statistics
    Mechanical Engineering
    Mining Engineering
    Petroleum Engineering
    Renewable Energy Engineering
    Robotics & Mechatronics Engineering
    Physics & Astronomy

    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?


    If so, then join IMC as an Intern Software Engineer! At IMC, Software Engineers don’t just write software 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 software is what drives our business.  Software development here is innovative, pragmatic and fun, even as complexity grows. 

    As a Software Engineer Intern, you will learn what it means to be an Engineer in a real-world environment. The internship programme is focused on enhancing your knowledge of algorithm complexity, data structures 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 Software 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 8- 10 weeks, and will commence in late November 2019.

    To consider where this opportunity can take you as a Graduate Software Engineer at IMC, check out our Job Roles on our website.

    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 Engineering, Computer Science, Maths, Statistics or Physics with a minimum overall mark of at least a Distinction average, or equivalent
    • Must have strong knowledge of algorithms and data structures
    • Strong analytical skills and desire to solve complicated problems programmatically
    • Must have proficient experience in a programming language (Java or C++ preferred)
    • Willingness to interact and work closely with non-engineers in a constantly changing environment
    • Interest in the Financial Markets; previous knowledge 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 organization.


    IMC is one of 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.