Chicago Mercantile Exchange 83 reviews - Chicago, IL

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This challenging and rewarding position plays an important role in protecting the integrity of trading on the world’s largest derivatives marketplace. Investigators are responsible for conducting surveillance of market activity across CME Group’s very diverse product portfolio and develop a deep understanding of market fundamentals and trading practices, as well as surveillance and investigative techniques. Investigators conduct investigations of potential misconduct by employing sophisticated regulatory systems, analysis and investigative expertise to examine complex transactional data, documentary evidence, and audio and video data to assess compliance with exchange rules. Investigators also routinely conduct interviews of parties involved in investigations, prepare investigative reports and assist in the presentation of cases to exchange disciplinary panels.

Investigators enjoy significant diversity in their work, including a range of assignments that span multiple asset classes, independent as well as team-oriented work, and varied project assignments related to the department’s regulatory functions. The department’s work is challenging and interesting, requiring a diverse set of skills, and the position provides broad exposure to the industry as well as significant growth opportunities.


Investigators come from a wide variety of academic backgrounds and require excellent analytical and problem solving skills, intellectual curiosity and initiative, strong written and oral communication skills, and facility in working with data and systems. A high level of professionalism, the ability to work well with others and the capacity to learn quickly are also critical attributes.

Candidates must have a Bachelor degree. Prior industry experience is preferred and a post graduate degree is desirable.

As the world’s leading and most diverse derivatives marketplace, CME Group ( ) is where the world comes to manage risk. Based in Chicago, with offices in New York, London, Singapore, Calgary, Houston, São Paulo, Singapore, Tokyo and Washington D.C., our team of more than 2,500 employees has an impact on the global economy every day. We offer:
  • The widest range of global benchmark futures and options available across all major asset classes;
  • The most advanced trading technology;
  • Industry-leading clearing and risk management capabilities;
  • A relentless customer focus, serving leading investment and commercial banks, hedge funds, proprietary trading firms, pension funds, sovereign wealth funds, asset managers, corporations and individual traders; and,
  • A great place to work.

With this strong foundation in place, we are looking to continue growing our business in both listed and over-the-counter markets. To support this growth, we are seeking highly motivated individuals to help foster our corporate culture and uphold our core values of leading with conviction and integrity, advancing the global economy, building lasting relationships and acting with ingenuity every day.

We hope you will consider joining our world-class team.

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As the world's leading and most diverse derivatives marketplace, CME Group ( is where the world comes to manage risk. CME...