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Lead Software Engineer

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Former Employee - Lead Software Engineer in Chicago, IL
Former Employee - Lead Software Engineer in Chicago, IL

I worked at CME Group full-time (more than 3 years)

Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO
Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

Pros

Fantastic benefits and a very competitive salary.

Cons

Good old boy network. Lots of Fraternity buddies in various departments. Just playing at Agile Development, not practicing it. If you are not "in" with one of these groups, advance can be very difficult.

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  1. A great place to work!

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    Current Employee - Software Engineer I in Chicago, IL
    Current Employee - Software Engineer I in Chicago, IL

    I have been working at CME Group full-time (less than a year)

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Diverse challenges, numerous opportunities, friendly environment, fantastic work/life balance.

    Cons

    Employee skill levels vary. Generally older community than at an IT-centric company. Occasionally bureaucracy can impede progress.

  2. Great place to learn technology.

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    Former Contractor - PC Support and Server Service in Chicago, IL
    Former Contractor - PC Support and Server Service in Chicago, IL

    I worked at CME Group as a contractor (less than a year)

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    great career opportunities abound for all

    Cons

    too monolithic of an organization. very impersonal.

    Advice to Management

    listen to all workers, including contractors

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