Interactive Brokers Group, Inc. (NASDAQ GS: 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 120 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 797,000 trades per day.¹ Our employees are 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.
¹Figures as of June 30, 2018.
Job Description and Responsibilities
Interactive Brokers Software Service India ("IBSSI") is looking for senior software engineers with Java concentration to help make our customer-facing trading applications and back-end systems even better. If you are proficient in developing front-end systems or corresponding back-end services for them, have solid programming experience, love the challenge of developing complex real-time solutions, and enjoy working in a dynamic environment with a strong team, then Interactive Brokers may be just the place for you. This job is heavily oriented toward designing, building and optimizing trading and back-office applications.
As an SSE, you’ll join a team of highly talented and motivated engineers who are passionate about their work. You'll design, test, deploy and maintain software solutions with complete ownership throughout this job.
Through its Client Services division, IB offers 24-hour weekday customer service via regional centers located through-out America, Europe and Asia. Our Client Services Development Group's responsibility is to develop and improve our brokerage-customer interaction applications, middle-tier servers, and related internal web and non-web applications.
Our software will enable our customers and customer service departments to interact efficiently. With the changing face of the Trading World (both in terms of rules, regulations, new products and markets) we need to make sure that we as a Broker are able to provide our customers with the most up to date information that may affect their Portfolios and trading strategies. The changing environment also requires us to build tools that will help our Customer Service departments to act efficiently to protect both the interest of our customers and ourselves as a Broker.
This position will be critical to the growth of our brokerage customer relationship business model. It is also an opportunity to develop a broad understanding of brokerage activities as well as to extend expertise in developing large-scale and real-time database systems. Duties for this position will include the analysis, design, development (full development life cycle), and support of Core Java / J2EE applications. We require a person that is highly motivated, independent, analytical and adept at solving complex problems.
- BE or equivalent degree in Computer Science or related technical field from a reputed institution.
- Minimum 7 years in developing multi-tiered Java applications (backend/middleware/frontend).
- Excellent analytical and software design skills.
- Excellent communication skills in English both written and spoken.
- Excellent knowledge in most of the technologies below:
*Spring framework in general
*JPA and JDBC
*Web and Application containers (i.e. Jetty, Tomcat and JBoss/Wildfly).
*REST based web services
*Front end technologies (i.e. JQuery, Bootstrap, etc).
- Deep understanding of design patterns and anti-patterns.
- Deep understanding on concurrency and multi-threading.
Good to have:
- Hands-on experience in:
*Python (big plus)
*Continuous integration and automated deployment.
*Supporting production environments.
*Ant and Ivy
- Reasonable experience with automated testing frameworks and Quality Assurance
- Ability to work independently with minimal supervision ( as your Manager may be located in a different location )
- Familiarity with PHP based applications.
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