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IT Trainee Programme

Are you a match with the IT Traineeship?

We are searching for Master graduates from all over the world with a relevant degree and an open personality eager to work in a dynamic environment at the heart of the financial markets.

Location: Frankfurt, Prague or Luxembourg

When does the programme start? October 2024

How long is the programme? 18 months

Deadline for application: tba 

You are passionate about technological advancement and innovation? You want to get to know our information technology division from various perspectives? Then our IT Trainee Programme might be just the right fit for you.

What is the IT Traineeship about?

The IT Trainee Programme offers you insights into different key topics such as Cloud, Software Development, Cyber Security – by joining one of our IT departments, such as Chief Technology Office, Corporate IT, Post Trade IT or Group Security. Depending on your interest you can set your focus and actively create your future career path.

The programme allows you to rotate in three different teams, ensuring that you get insights into the area from various perspectives. You will be part of the business from day one and will be given your own projects, responsibility and a lot of creative freedom.

If you want to contribute to our success story, know-how and new ideas, we are looking forward to meeting you!

Why an IT Traineeship at Deutsche Börse Group?

State-of-the-art IT solutions are at the heart of all Deutsche Börse Group’s business areas. We are focusing on building up new technologies and further strengthening our position as one of the leading technology providers for capital market infrastructure businesses. Within our IT division we develop and operate electronic trading systems, provide IT solutions to our clients all over the world and run our internal IT landscape with the latest technology.

What you can expect

Job rotation

You will experience several job rotations throughout different areas in our IT division, while you will gain valuable insights into the company’s core businesses, processes and leadership. Based on your interests, we will give you the opportunity to choose the areas of your work from different elective modules.


You will interact with our colleagues from all over the world. Furthermore, you will get insights into the work at our different locations such as Luxembourg, Prague, Cork or London.


You will get the chance to develop an excellent network within Deutsche Börse Group, which you can leverage to kick-start your career. Also, you will have the opportunity to participate in networking events with our management.


You will be matched with an experienced manager acting as your personal mentor and supporting your professional and personal development throughout the whole programme. Our management mentoring alongside other accompanying trainings constitutes a key feature of this programme.

Personal development & trainings

Your personal development is an integral part of the programme and will be promoted. As such, you will benefit from onboarding, technical and soft-skill trainings. Furthermore, there will be continuous development talks with HR and the leadership team and, if applicable, offer you a position in our trainee programme.

IT Department Overview

Chief Technology Office (CTO)

CTO is responsible for ensuring an effective alignment between business and strategy, enabling Deutsche Börse to execute new technology opportunities, e.g. network or cloud infrastructure, automation, robotics and much more.

Corporate IT

Technology is the key foundation – not only for our global business and its markets but also for our employees, who run them.

Our goal is to provide a digital, modern and future proof working environment supporting global human collaboration in and outside of our offices beyond Application Management for tools.

Post Trade IT

The area operates and develops the IT infrastructure, systems and applications of our post trading and issuance business. With our different IT product teams  we are the business enabler for Clearstream and essentially for the whole Deutsche Börse Group’s post trading and issuance business.

Group Security

Group Security establishes an intelligence driven security in Deutsche Börse Group which meets regulatory standards and supports a diverse infrastructure providing best practice security capabilities.

The strategic positioning of governance, preventive measures and information security and physical security is in focus.  

Derivatives & Cash Trading IT

The  department designs, builds, tests and technically operates state-of-the-art trading platforms and trading support systems for Deutsche Börse Group’s Eurex and Xetra markets as well as the markets of our partner exchanges. 

The department is also responsible for the technical operations of the clearing and risk systems for Eurex and Xetra.

Clearing & Risk IT

The department includes Clearing IT, Risk IT and our Data Warehouse StatistiX and delivers a major part of Deutsche Börse Group’s IT change initiatives portfolio by developing the clearing house related IT strategy and monitoring its implementation

IT Governance, Risk and Transformation

The area serves as the center of excellence for IT governance, IT risk and IT transformation. We provide smart and practical guidance and help all IT teams across the group.

Application process

Step 1
Step 1

Apply via our online application portal. Please upload your CV, overview of grades, degree certificate and, if applicable, your employment references.

After checking your documents, we will invite you to a virtual interview. If we think you would fit in well with us, you will receive an invitation to our virtual interview day.

Step 2
Step 2

You will have two interviews with senior managers from your preferred area and another cross-departmental interview. You will also work on a case study together with other participants.

After successful completion of the interview day, we will send you feedback shortly afterwards and, if applicable, offer you a position in our trainee programme.

What do our current trainees say? Get valuable insights from their testimonials.

Ankita, Trainee in Eschborn
Ankita, Trainee in Eschborn

“The most exciting part of the job is that you constantly gain knowledge on new topics. Additionally, you are also encouraged to pursue a certified training on the topics of your choice. The rotations after every six months are an excellent opportunity to get familiar with the way each section works and is also a very good chance for networking. Every day is challenging! For me, the programme is the perfect place for personal and professional development.”

Hephzibah, Trainee in Eschborn
Hephzibah, Trainee in Eschborn

“It was a very welcoming atmosphere for me and I was quickly introduced to the team. I liked that because it made the first day go very smoothly. Upon getting my first task, everyone in the team was open to answer my questions which was nice and made me feel ready to tackle my first task.”

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Recruiting Team

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