Technical Support Representative

Customer Service/Support


Interactive Brokers("IB") is growing at a rapid pace, our Chicago, IL call center seeks individuals for our technical assistance center ("TAC"). TAC representatives focus on ensuring a solid user experience through the responsive support of our trading software.  As a member of the technical assistance team, you’ll assist customers with inquiries pertaining to all of our software products and act as a liaison between internal teams and customers to ensure a prompt and effective resolution of bugs and issues.  The ideal candidate will possess the networking and programming knowledge to troubleshoot issues that pertain to our trading client programs.  The TAC representative will be probing and analytical with the ability to recognize, test, and escalate new bugs within our software.


Interactive Brokers, a subsidiary of Interactive Brokers Group, Inc.(NASDAQ: IBKR) is a direct access electronic broker catering to the needs of professional and frequent traders, institutional investors, financial advisors, and introducing brokers. Our clients have access to more than 100 market centers in 26 countries from a single account. We are the lowest cost provider of brokerage services and the largest U.S. electronic broker based on daily average revenue trades executing 657,000 trades per day.[1] At Interactive Brokers, you will be part of a dynamic, multinational, fast paced, results oriented team working to provide our customers with state-of-the-art trading technology, superior execution capabilities, worldwide electronic access, and sophisticated risk management tools.



[1] Figures as of March 31, 2017. Information about the company can be found at


  • Become an expert with IB's trading software and gain a deep understanding of the products we offer

  • Assist a diverse range of domestic and international customers with installing, configuring, and troubleshooting our trading software and our website

  • Escalate issues to software developers and server operators

  • Address inquiries and issues regarding IB's two-factor secure login system


Minimum Qualifications:

  • 4 year college degree
  • Prior experience in a customer-facing role

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Experience troubleshooting networking or software related issues

 Preferred Qualifications:

  • 4 year degree in a STEM field
  • 2 years in a network or software support role, primarily in a call-center or realtime support environment

  • Experience with Unix and basic Unix commands

  • Financial services industry related experience and knowledge of common financial products

  • Mandarin, Spanish or Russian language skills a plus




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