Software Engineer Intern bij IMC


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Are you someone who is passionate about challenging the status quo? Do you enjoy the process of problem solving, a process where you recognize areas of improvement and iterate and innovate to improve? Does your curiosity and desire to learn drive you?


If so, then join IMC as a Software Engineer Intern! 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 program 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 a mentor who will oversee your projects and professional development. You will have access to pair programming and code reviews, not to mention our incredible social activities and events. Some key points of our internship:

  • Meaningful and challenging projects;
  • A structured mentoring program;
  • Housing in Amsterdam;
  • Highly competitive salary;
  • Possibility for a full time offer.


  • Student in (pen)ultimate year of Software Engineering, Computer Science or related degree;
  • 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 financial markets is a must, but no prior knowledge or experience is 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 among the world’s leading technology-driven 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 500+ 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.