IT Business Analyst Internship – Summer 2019

CME Group - Chicago, IL (30+ days ago)4.2


CME Group: Where Futures Are Made

CME Group (www.cmegroup.com) is the world's leading and most diverse derivatives marketplace. But who we are goes deeper than that. Here, you can impact markets worldwide. Transform industries. And build a career shaping tomorrow. We invest in your success and you own it, all while working alongside a team of leading experts who inspire you in ways big and small. Joining our company gives you the opportunity to make a difference in global financial markets every day, whether you work on our industry-leading technology and risk management services, our benchmark products or in a corporate services area that helps us serve our customers better. With 2,500 employees located around the world, we're small enough for you and your contributions to be known. But big enough for your ideas to make an impact. The pace is dynamic, the work is unlike any other firm in the business, and the possibilities are endless. Problem solvers, difference makers, trailblazers. Those are our people. And we're looking for more.

IT Business Analyst Internship – Summer 2019

CME Group (www.cmegroup.com) is the world's leading and most diverse derivatives marketplace. But who we are goes deeper than that. Here, you can impact markets worldwide. Transform industries. And build a career shaping tomorrow. We invest in your success and you own it, all while working alongside a team of leading experts who inspire you in ways big and small. Joining our company gives you the opportunity to make a difference in global financial markets every day, whether you work on our industry-leading technology and risk management services, our benchmark products or in a corporate services area that helps us serve our customers better. With 2,500 employees located around the world, we're small enough for you and your contributions to be known. But big enough for your ideas to make an impact. The pace is dynamic, the work is unlike any other firm in the business, and the possibilities are endless. Problem solvers, difference makers, trailblazers. Those are our people. And we're looking for more.

We are looking for motivated and talented students who want to help us solve some of the most complex challenges in financial technology. Technology teams at CME write and maintain ultra low-latency electronic trading platforms, risk management systems, and front-end trading interfaces, all of which are central to CME’s business. We are focused on designing, building and deploying customer focused solutions with passion and precision.

CME’s Technology Summer Internship program offers students opportunities to learn more about CME’s business, our role in the financial industry, and the types of technology that keep our markets running. Students will develop both their technical skills and expand their network with access to industry experts, while working alongside other talented and ambitious students with a passion for FinTech.

The selected candidate will join the Shared Services Analysis Team, which serves as a primary interface with the business and partners with the development teams to provide integrated solutions across domains. With a proven ability to work across different offices, the Analysis Team provides project execution services such as impact analysis, requirements analysis, functional allocation & logical design, and centralized data modeling.

The Ideal Candidate

Self-starter with an inquisitive mindset
Open-minded and easy to work with
Consistently demonstrates high ethical character
Consistently demonstrates positive energy and strong work ethic
Principal Accountabilities

Contributing to storyboarding, prototyping, and business analysis activities

Gathering project analysis metrics and data:
Requirements
User stories
Interface specs
Data mapping specs
UI specs
Report specs
Developing acceptance tests and supporting automated and functional testing
Reviewing QA testing strategy and test plans
Partnering with development and QA on solution assessment and validation
Accurately representing the needs of internal and external customers
Qualifications

Pursuing a B.A. or B.S. in business, computer science, information systems, or a similar degree
Basic knowledge of SDLC and agile methodology/practices
Basic knowledge of analysis practices and techniques
Basic knowledge of visual and process modeling
Excellent problem-solving skills
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Ability to understand and absorb business & technology concepts quickly
Ability to work with individuals at all levels within and outside the organization
Nice to Have

Experience in business systems analysis or related
Experience in financial markets (e.g. exchange-based, OTC, FCM, brokerage house)
Knowledge of derivatives, trade lifecycle, clearing, risk, or post-trade processing
Knowledge of relational databases, XML, or programming languages
Experience using Atlassian products (e.g. JIRA, Confluence)
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