IMC Trading
IMC is a proprietary trading firm and market maker in various products listed on exchanges globally.
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Network Engineer

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We are looking for a Network Engineer to join our Chicago office. The network engineering team plays a vital role in designing, implementing, and maintaining the network infrastructure that drives our low-latency, high-performance trading systems. Our team is passionate about sharing knowledge and collaborating with traders, developers, quants, and performance engineers to solve complex problems that allow IMC to maintain a competitive edge in the financial markets.
Your Core Responsibilities:

  • Design, implement and support the North American networking infrastructure. Key areas of expertise include Low-latency networking, Unicast and Multicast routing, BGP, PIM-SM, as well as more advanced topics like performance tuning, gap analysis, and automation
  • Monitor and analyze the proper functioning of our network infrastructure using currently available tools, and contribute ideas for new tools
  • Proactively improve our infrastructure by contributing code to our automation efforts (e.g. Bash, Python, Ansible, AWX)
  • Accurately create and maintain documentation detailing the IMC network, including relevant procedures
  • Help support our IT security related platforms. Key areas include Palo Alto firewalls and client VPN, site-to-site VPNs, authentication systems, etc.
  • Communicate with external vendors, exchanges and providers to explore new technology solutions, implement new services or troubleshoot problems


Your Skills and Experience:

  • 8+ years of network engineering focused experience
  • Excellent troubleshooting skills on wide variety of networking issues, including common Ethernet LAN problems, unicast and multicast routing, switching, packet analysis, and VPN remote access
  • Experience with multiple different network switching hardware platforms
  • Direct hands-on coding or scripting and automation with Python, Ansible, etc., is a plus
  • CCIE or CCNP certification is a plus
  • Experience within the trading or financial industry is highly preferred


About Us
IMC is a leading trading firm, known worldwide for our advanced, low-latency technology and world-class execution capabilities. Over the past 30 years, we've been a stabilizing force in the financial markets - providing the essential liquidity our counterparties depend on. Across offices in the US, Europe, and Asia Pacific, our talented employees are united by our entrepreneurial spirit, exceptional culture, and commitment to giving back. It's a strong foundation that allows us to grow and add new capabilities, year after year. From entering dynamic new markets, to developing a state-of-the-art research environment and diversifying our trading strategies, we dare to imagine what could be and work together to make it happen.

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What are IMC Trading Perks + Benefits

IMC Trading Benefits Overview

At IMC we believe in taking care of our people. But don’t just take our word for it, here’s a taste of the perks you can expect when you work at IMC Chicago:

GO GLOBAL: With IMC, your success can take you around the world — or at the very least to our offices in Amsterdam and Sydney.

FOOD'S ON US: We’ve got your weekday breakfast, lunch and snacks covered! Choose from a variety of different restaurants daily – your meal is delivered right to the office.

PLAN AHEAD: We’ll match your 401K contributions dollar-for-dollar, up to 4% of your base salary.

TRANSPORTATION: Commuting is a part of life in Chicago, so we cover up to $130 per month toward parking, public transportation or a bike-share membership.

GET COVERED: Your well-being is our priority. We offer fully paid medical, dental, and vision insurance as well as STD, Life, and LTD. Additionally, our parental leave policy offers 16 weeks of paid primary caregiver leave and 15 days of paid parental leave for non-primary caregivers.

GIVE BACK: The IMC Foundation supports non-profits around the world, as well as the causes that matter to you. We’ll match your donations and support your community service.

SWEAT IT OUT: We’ll reimburse you for gym or fitness studio memberships, workout apps, and race registrations so you can stay active in ways that motivate you. In the event you overdo it, take advantage of our free, 20-minute on-site massages.

SPECIAL EVENTS: At IMC we celebrate with events such as concerts, a summer family BBQ,  Cubs games, our annual holiday party, sports teams, and cross-team dinners…just to name a few! We also come together for our annual Weekend Away – a trip where you and your colleagues can hang out at a surprise location!

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Partners with nonprofits
Open door policy
OKR operational model
Team based strategic planning
Pair programming
Open office floor plan
Employee resource groups
Employee-led culture committees
Hybrid work model
In-person all-hands meetings
Employee awards
Flexible work schedule
Remote work program
Diversity
Mandated unconscious bias training
Diversity employee resource groups
Hiring practices that promote diversity
Health Insurance + Wellness
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability insurance
Dental insurance
Vision insurance
Health insurance
Life insurance
Pet insurance
IMC offers pet insurance and emergency pet care. Unfortunately, we do not allow pets onsite due to the WIllis Tower building restrictions.
Wellness programs
Team workouts
IMC's team fitness initiatives include sponsored race teams as well as virtual fitness sessions including Barre, Yoga, HIIT, Meditation and more!
Mental health benefits
Financial & Retirement
401(K)
401(K) matching
Performance bonus
Charitable contribution matching
Child Care & Parental Leave
Childcare benefits
Generous parental leave
Family medical leave
Adoption Assistance
Restricted work hours
IMC employees are encouraged to communicate with their managers and re-prioritize tasks/projects to avoid working outside business hours.
Return-to-work program post parental leave
Company sponsored family events
Fertility benefits
Vacation + Time Off
Generous PTO
Paid volunteer time
Paid holidays
Paid sick days
Flexible time off
Bereavement leave benefits
Office Perks
Commuter benefits
Company-sponsored outings
IMC hosts a company weekend trip each year.
Free daily meals
We provide free breakfast, lunch and snacks every day. We also have our own in-office barista!
Free snacks and drinks
Some meals provided
Company-sponsored happy hours
Onsite office parking
Recreational clubs
Relocation assistance
Fitness stipend
Home-office stipend for remote employees
Meditation space
Mother's room
Onsite gym
Professional Development
Job training & conferences
Tuition reimbursement
Dependent on individual needs.
Lunch and learns
Promote from within
Mentorship program
Continuing education stipend
Dependent on individual needs.
Continuing education available during work hours
Online course subscriptions available
Customized development tracks
Paid industry certifications
Dependent on individual needs.
Personal development training
Virtual coaching services
Apprenticeship programs

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