Manager Software Engineering - NY
NYM - New York Mercantile Exchange - New York, NY

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CME Technology and Support Services is relentlessly focused on developing the world's most advanced electronic trading, post trade processing and risk management systems. As part of CME Group, we are the world’s leading and most diverse derivatives market place providing risk management solutions that help drive the global economy. Our customers include leading investment and commercial banks, hedge funds, proprietary trading firms, pension funds, sovereign wealth funds, asset managers, corporations, and individual traders.

Manager Software Engineering, Post Trade Technology:

The selected candidate will join the Post Trade Technology (PTT) team in New York as a leader within application development supporting post trade services for CME Group Clearing and its business partners. The broader PTT New York team is a high performing group of individuals that delivers on a broad range of functions including systems/business analysis, software development and quality assurance services. The team is responsible from initial request review, impact assessment, and prioritization thru solution implementation.

The team will primarily focus on middle office/risk management related functions. Working with risk management business sponsors in extending CME Group’s Margin Service, including portfolio margining, portfolio optimization, estimator (delta ladders) as well as OTC products and services sponsors in developing confirmation, affirmation and straight through processing services.


- Degree in Computer Science, Engineering or other analytical field strongly preferred, but substantial relevant experience could substitute

- Minimum 10 years of Application Development work experience with 4 years of AD lead experience

- Minimum 7 years of relevant development life cycle experience in systems and applications management including systems/application design

- Minimum 3 years of project management and team management skills e.g. planning, people management etc.

- Solid design, coding, testing and debugging skills

- Strong leadership skills and a demonstrated ability to interact with business partners, work with multiple teams and consultants in geographically distributed environment across multiple time zones

- Demonstrated track record of delivering multiple complex projects on time and within budget

- Solid working knowledge of version control practices and procedures

Technical Qualifications

Strong core Java development skills (preferably balanced in both front end and server side skills)

- Expertise in Spring, Hibernate, JQuery and AJAX required

- Experience with Groovy and/or Scala a plus

- Strong database skills with any RDBMS system (Oracle preferred)

- Experience working on asynchronous, high performance, low latency multi-threaded systems

- Strong skills in Object Oriented Design/Programming

- Experience coding in a story-driven, agile environment

- Strong analytical and troubleshooting skills

- Excellent verbal and written communication skills

- Must be a self-starter and be able work well in fast paced, dynamic environment

- Highly analytical, proactive and detail oriented

- Experience working with OLAP database and the MDX query language a plus

- Experience working in the Exchange Space/Financial Services a big plus

- Degree in Computer Science, Engineering or other analytical field strongly preferred, but substantial relevant experience could substitute

Roles & Responsibilities

- Partner with business and technology leadership to define, prioritize and achieve strategic objectives related to approval application development projects and platforms.

- Play lead role in preliminary story review, providing constructive feedback and input on both work effort estimation as well as architecture/design improvements.

- Identify opportunities to deliver business value through business process improvement, organizational change and/or technology integration.

- Analyze project risks, costs, and benefits and make relevant recommendations to business and technology leadership team.

- Implement best practices to ensure that all core IT functions are fully documented, supportable, and in compliance with applicable regulations.

- Ensure systems are kept at current software levels and evaluate the costs/benefits of upgrades for applications.

- Develop processes and tools that encourage continuous performance improvements.

- Regularly communicate the status of application development to all impacted stakeholders, set expectations and manage team members.

- Assist in defining the production support model.

- Work with multiple application development resources, potentially both offshore and onshore.

- Embraces and enforces CME Group SDLC and information security standards


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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