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Updated Nov 12, 2014
Updated Nov 12, 2014
78 Interview Reviews

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    Clearing House Intern Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 2 daysinterviewed at CME Group.

    Interview Details

    The interview process was very laid back and not as intense as one would think. They asked you a lot of easy questions about yourself and why you think you would be a good fit for the role. An understanding of options and derivatives was a plus.

    Interview Questions
    Accepted Offer
  2. 1 person found this helpful  

    Marketing Data Science Intern Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Chicago, IL
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Chicago, IL
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university. The process took a weekinterviewed at CME Group.

    Interview Details

    Position Introduction and Resume review

    Interview Questions
    • How to use the tableau in your project
      Write a sql to select top 5 salary from employer table
      What predictors you plan to use in your project's model?
      How to check you model in practical markets?
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    No Offer
  3.  

    Market Reporter Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Interview Details

    No formal interview.. i was hired in 1979 by the head of floor operations. was hired on the spot. ii was working as a runner at the time.

    Accepted Offer
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    Systems Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Interview Details

    Interview highlighted my skills as well as personal background

    Interview Questions
    Accepted Offer
  6.  

    Market Risk Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in New York, NY
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in New York, NY
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 3 weeksinterviewed at CME Group in March 2014.

    Interview Details

    First is phone interview, then on-site interview

    Interview Questions
    • What is Greeks, duration, convexity. The formula using them to calculate asset price.
      How will you spend your 100 million.
      What book you read recently.
      How will commodity price change during war time.
      How will the option price change if the BSM assumption is not log normal distribution.
        Answer Question
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
  7.  

    Hedge Fund Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Chicago, IL
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Chicago, IL
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university. The process took 3 daysinterviewed at CME Group in March 2014.

    Interview Details

    i originally submitted my resume via the campus drop (i go to a top/target university), and i received email from HR. phone screen and excel test. the entire process was extremely smooth and easy/straightforward. nothing unexpected. read the position carefully. you can usually talk to someone who has worked there or is currently working there to get a sense of the company culture. other than that i would say it is definitely a great place to work and i would consider applying back again in the fall for their full time positions.

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    Reasons for Declining

    got another offer

    Declined Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
  8.  

    Trading & Business Systems Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Chicago, WI
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Chicago, WI
    Application Details

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 3+ weeksinterviewed at CME Group in March 2014.

    Interview Details

    I had 1 Phone Interview, and we talked for around 30 minutes. They asked basic questions about my leadership skills and a few technical questions. It was a very easy going interview, and we were able to just talk about my experiences.

    Interview Questions
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
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    Risk Research Team Intern Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Interview Details

    There were 3 rounds. In the first one, a woman graduated from MIT mathematics PhD asked questions from basic mathematics to programming skills. The second round I was asked about derivatives concepts and models. The last was about the market perception . Majority of the questions were technical and relative to my resume, and very few of them were behavioral.

    Interview Questions
    • I was asked to write codes on paper for a small project in different programming languages.   Answer Question
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
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    Consultant Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Interview Details

    one time interview, last for 3 hours. interviewed by 2 persons
    most questions focused on past experience.
    some technical questions: 1. C++ data structure 2. greek letters and option pricing model 3. portfolio return calculation 4. term structure model 5. some derivatives product definition
    they also introduce a lot about the group and position

    Interview Questions
    • Greek letters and option pricing model
      ODE closed solution derivation
        Answer Question
    Accepted Offer
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    Software Engineer I Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university. The process took 2+ monthsinterviewed at CME Group.

    Interview Details

    Met them first at a campus career event and they caught my interest. The first interview was over the phone because I was unable to do it on campus during the event. Then invited me to an onsite interview in their Chicago office. They put me up in a nice hotel and, for those that it matters to, got my reimbursed for the trip really quickly. The interview process took around 4 hours, had 4 separate interviews, 2 interviewers per interview. One was a code architecture exam, a coding question where they put you at a computer and give you a problem, one behavioral, and one general problem solving interview. They also had lunch and a brief of tour of their trading areas. They got back to before the end of the week with the outcome of the interview. At just about every stage I felt they acted professionally.

    Interview Questions
    • How many shortest paths are there in a NxK grid from one corner to the opposite corner.   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    I told them about my other offers and asked that they could match their salary, and they got close. After factoring in their other benefits CME was offering me a lot more.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview

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