Senior Java Software Engineer

  • Competitive
  • Greenwich, CT, USA
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Interactive Brokers
  • 26 Jun 17

Senior Java Software Engineer

Overview :

Interactive Brokers Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: IBKR) is an automated electronic broker and market maker in equities, options, futures, bonds and foreign exchange around the world. With over $15 billion in market capitalization, IBKR trades 9% of the listed equity options volume worldwide, executing, clearing, settling and accounting for over one million trades per day. IBKR employs approximately 1,200 people worldwide. [1]

Interactive Brokers ("IB") is the largest U.S. broker, measured by trades, offering direct-access electronic trade execution and clearing for active traders, institutional investors, financial advisors and introducing brokers. IB serves more than 370 thousand customers in trading securities, commodities and foreign exchange in 23 currencies on over 100 market centers in 24 countries around the world. The firm leverages highly automated systems it builds for all aspects of its business to maintain a low cost base as the business expands.

[1] Figures as of September 30 , 2016. For complete company information visit www.interactivebrokers.com

Responsibilities :

The successful candidate will be part of a team which is responsible for all facets of the software development project's life cycle. Responsibilities include but not limited to design, code, implementation, testing, reporting, documentation, deployment, and debug operations. The software development team is required to interface with users for requirements gathering and specification.

Positions available in the following areas:

  • Brokerage platform development -- front and/or back-end, depending on experience.
  • Front end: Java Swing. End-user facing trading platform.
  • Back end: Core Java. Data model and transport layers. Multi-threaded/high throughput. XML.


Qualifications :

  • Bachelor's in EE, CS, Math, Physics or similar (Masters/Ph.D. a plus).
  • Technically oriented, proactive, and enthusiastic, with extreme attention to detail.
  • Ability to understand complex systems and offer new solutions.
  • Minimum of 4 years of Java experience.
  • Knowledge of core Java.
  • Knowledge of Java Swing and/or strong desire to learn Java Swing.
  • English written/verbal communication skills.
  • Mobile software development a plus.

Positions available in Greenwich, Connecticut(U.S. Headquarters); Tallinn, Estonia; Budapest, Hungary, or Mumbai India.

**IBKR is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in hiring on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, sex, sexual orientation or preference, age, marital status, citizenship, national origin, disability, military status, genetic predisposition or carrier status, or any other protected characteristic as established by applicable law.