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Milliman Intern Software Tester - Summer 2021 in Chicago, Illinois


Who We Are:

The Chicago office of Milliman Inc. is looking for bright, enthusiastic and qualified candidates to work in their Financial Risk Management (FRM) practice.

Milliman’s rigorous, distinctly innovative approach to risk management is built on a foundation of actuarial expertise and shaped by some of the most advanced thinking in the industry. Whether you're looking to improve capital efficiency, comply with regulatory requirements, or guard against market volatility, Milliman offers a complete range of operational, strategic, and financial risk management solutions and tools.

We have a focused, multi-disciplinary team of actuaries, financial engineers/capital markets professionals and software developers working together to develop risk management solutions for the financial services industry. We currently advise some of the world's largest insurance companies in areas such as hedging strategy and operations, portfolio risk management, and capital requirements.

We hire the best in the business—and then trust them to do their work their way. It's about personal responsibility, creativity, flexibility. We believe great work happens in great work environments.

Our culture is highly collaborative with value placed on high quality work and innovation.

The Department/Team:

The Trading Technology Department consists of 23 technologists across development, quality assurance and DevOps teams. We are a full stack team providing all technology required by FRM’s global trading operations. These trading operations include the portfolio management, trading, and trade operations teams. Our systems include financial mathematics to calculate risk, order management and routing systems to send orders, market data, reporting, and trade reconciliation for a wide variety of financial instruments traded around the world.

Your Role/What You’ll Do:

The Intern Software Tester will work with the software testing team in the verification of trading and risk systems which are used on a global basis. In this role, you will learn about our trading system and the proprietary software which enables it. You will create and execute test cases, and document and retest any problems found through the testing process. The ability to work and communicate clearly with other technical and non-technical team members including traders is a must.

Your Qualifications:


  • Ability to quickly learn new topics and apply that knowledge in a creative way

  • Ability to take on projects and operate with minimal oversight

  • Willingness to own products and take responsibility for their support


  • Sharp critical thinking skills, sound judgment and decision making ability, and both the ability and willingness to clearly articulate your ideas

  • Extracurricular activities

  • Proactive communication and working style


The Financial Risk Management Practice will, on a case-by-case basis, consider qualified candidates who require sponsorship now, or in the future, for the purpose of obtaining or maintaining H-1B, O-1, TN, or other non-immigrant work authorizing status for this position. This consideration is based on the business need for the individual candidate’s experience, knowledge, and skills.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)