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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.

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.

We've embarked on a long-term partnership with Google to migrate our technology infrastructure and markets to Google Cloud. Through our cloud migration, we will help design and develop the next generation of financial markets, working to drive efficiencies and innovate new solutions for our clients.

We also are creating new training and development opportunities for our team, including the ability to become Google Cloud certified and apply these skill sets and ways of working to advance our digital transformation.

Speed. Scale. Stability. Security.

Hear from our CIO about what makes CME Group stand out as a technology company and a great place to work.

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

Spotlighting some of our work

Cyber Security

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.

Match Engine

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.

Platform Engineering

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 culture

Our workforce spans the globe, with the Technology Division operating out of Chicago, Bangalore, Belfast, Houston, London, Washington D.C., and New York. 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 Technology employees


Platform Engineering

"The thing I enjoy most about being on the Platform Engineering team is that we are at the forefront of new technology being deployed at our company."


Tech Controls & Compliance

"Every day is completely different. I truly learn something new every day and that is very rewarding!"


Cyber Defense Resiliency

"I can go to just about anyone and they are willing to go above and beyond to answer my questions, contribute to a project or event, or just grab coffee and network."


Software Engineering

"Working on our risk calculators, I am in contact with analysts and business subject matter experts across the company to keep our applications up to date and support CME Group’s business needs."