Build your technology career here

Technology plays a critical role in our business. It's how we operate our markets. It's how we provide our clients around the world with the products and services they need to manage their risks and capture opportunities.

Speed. Scale. Stability. Security.

We are focused on providing innovative client-focused solutions. Our technology is known to be among the fastest and most reliable in financial services, so we build and maintain mission-critical systems that provide 24/6 access and connectivity.

Our partnership with Google Cloud

It's an exciting time for technologists to join CME Group as we work to migrate our technology infrastructure and markets to Google Cloud. Through this long-term partnership, we will help design and develop the next generation of financial markets, working to drive efficiencies and innovate new solutions for our clients. We were proud to receive a Google Cloud Customer Award for Financial Services in 2023.

Hear from members of our Management Team about our digital transformation and the opportunities it creates.

Join our world-class team and help grow and transform our business through technology

Our culture

Our workforce spans the globe, with the Technology Division operating out of Chicago, Bangalore, Belfast, Houston, London, New York, and Washington D.C. Though diverse, we share some common bonds. We believe in accountability and community. We have a no-nonsense approach to IT that is proactive, cross-functional, and client-centric.

We apply an innovative mindset to the work that we do, taking calculated risks that have enabled us to be regarded as a leader in the industry. We focus on finding the right balance between teamwork and independence, giving you enough autonomy to own your work and enough support to achieve your goals.

Here, you’ll work alongside some of the smartest people in the industry and experience the adrenaline rush of solving new technology challenges while sharing in our collective success. With our supportive, challenging culture driving you forward, you’ll never stop learning and growing.

Hear from our employees

Key hiring areas

Our Reliability Engineering and Operations teams create and maintain foundational processes and develop solutions to ensure system availability, operational resilience, incident management and response, and customer journeys based on Service Level Objectives and Service Level Indicators (SLOs/SLIs). Reliability Engineers place a high premium on automation to facilitate quality code deployment and streamline work across the products they support.

Our Global Information Security team is responsible for safeguarding the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of CME Group information, systems and services through a structured program that utilizes intelligence-infused information and advanced technologies to mitigate security risks and threats. Our state-of-the-art Cyber Defense Center links virtually to our international operational cybersecurity teams and serves as a centralized hub, allowing us to efficiently manage and quickly investigate thousands of cybersecurity events on a daily basis.

The Platform Engineering team delivers capabilities that advance our security posture, increase productivity, and reduce time to market. This includes an emphasis on automation and ensuring that all applications are designed for Continuous Delivery (CD) and properly architected for their targeted platform. Operating at the forefront of our cloud transformation effort, the Platform Engineering team optimizes application architectures to increase operational efficiency and effectively utilize Cloud-based services, while also evaluating new cloud-native services to drive business innovation and data analytics.

Our Match Engine Technology team facilitates global price discovery and risk management through the trading of the broadest array of futures and options products across all asset classes on our state-of-the-art, ultra-low latency and highly resilient trading engine that is accessible to market participants across 150 countries and foreign territories. The team thrives on understanding financial market dynamics and developing unique technology solutions in our quest to increase scale, participation and trading performance using custom matching algorithms, trading strategies and market integrity solutions

CME Group is the world’s leading derivatives marketplace. The company is comprised of four Designated Contract Markets (DCMs). 
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