Web Programmer

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

Web Programmer

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 and is based in Greenwich, Connecticut.[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.

Interactive Brokers Group is seeking a Java Developer/Web Apps for our Tax System Development Group to participate in all phases of the development cycle for our customer-facing brokerage systems.

Responsibilities :

The successful candidate will develop and maintain a large scale tax form collection and reporting system. The system supports Domestic (US) and international tax withholding and reporting including support for FATCA (Foreign Accounts Tax Compliance Act), CRS (OECD Common reporting standard), Canadian, UK and Australian tax regulations. Responsibilities include the tax form collection wizard that guides the customer through the complex rule set to provide the correct tax forms. Tax forms are checked for consistency and tax IDs and GIIN are validated against external sources. On the backend the system calculates the applicable withholding status and rates applicable to each account.

Qualifications :

  • BS in Computer Science, Engineering or Mathematics
  • 2 years experience in developing multi-tiered web applications (backend/middleware/frontend)
  • Expert level knowledge of either frontend/middleware web technologies or database design/development.
  • Generalist level knowledge of Tomcat, JavaBeans, jQuery, JSON, AJAX
  • Exposure to UNIX/Linux
  • Problem solver, attention to details, fast learner
  • Self-motivated and directed


[1] Figures as of September 30, 2016. Information on the company can be found at: www.interactivebrokers.com