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Lead Full Stack Developer - Scala or similar tech

Summary

About Us

The Options Clearing Corporation (OCC) is the largest equity derivatives organization in the world.  We provide central counterparty clearing and settlement services for equity options, futures, options on futures, and securities lending transactions.  We serve approximately 115 clearing members and 15 exchanges including CBOE, Nasdaq, and NYSE.

What We Need

We are building a culture that empowers continued learning, authentic innovation, and constant creativity.  We are looking for an individual to join our team as a Software Engineer with the following skills and abilities:

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

What You’ll Do

You’ll be working alongside experts that are building OCC’s next generation blockchain-based securities lending system, and paving the future of digital transformation in the capital markets industry by:

  • Collaborating with others to deliver complex projects which may involve multiple systems.
  • Continuously thinking about the next steps while improving yourself and others around you.
  • Developing solutions to complex technical challenges while coding, testing, troubleshooting, debugging, and documenting the systems you develop.
  • Optimizing application performance through analysis, code refactoring, and system tuning.
  • Recommending technologies and tools that improve the efficiency and quality of OCC’s systems and development processes.

Qualifications:

Minimum Qualifications:

  • BS degree in Computer Science, similar technical field, or equivalent practical experience.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • 6+ years of relevant work experience.
  • Scala-based software development experience.
  • Fluent in functional programming, object-oriented design, industry best practices, software patterns, and architecture principles.
  • Experience with continuous integration tools and techniques, automating processes, and writing scripts using Python and other languages.
  • Deep understanding of performance issues and multi-threaded development.
  • Web/mobile application development experience.
  • Experience working with four or more of the following: Unix/Linux environments, event-driven systems, transaction processing systems, distributed and parallel systems, large software system development, security software development, public-cloud platforms.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Work experience in the capital markets industry.
  • Proficient in the following types of testing: unit, integration, system, functional, non-functional, regression, performance, security, and acceptance.
  • Experience with blockchain technologies.

Technical Skills:

  • Scala-based software development experience.
  • Web/mobile application development experience.
  • Experience working with four or more of the following: Unix/Linux environments, event-driven systems, transaction processing systems, distributed and parallel systems, large software system development, security software development, public-cloud platforms.
  • Fluent in functional programming, object-oriented design, industry best practices, software patterns, and architecture principles.
  • Proficient in the following types of testing: unit, integration, system, functional, non-functional, regression, performance, security, and acceptance.
  • Deep understanding of performance issues and multi-threaded development.
  • Experience with continuous integration tools and techniques, automating processes, and writing scripts using Python and other languages.

Education and/or Experience:

Minimum Qualifications:

  • BS degree in Computer Science, similar technical field, or equivalent practical experience.

Step 1
When you find a position you're interested in, click the 'Apply' button. Please complete the application and attach your resume.  

Step 2
You will receive an email notification to confirm that we've received your application.

Step 3
If you are called in for an interview, a representative from OCC will contact you to set up a date, time, and location. 

For more information about OCC, please click here.

OCC is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Apply About OCC
  • REQ-1667
  • Chicago - 1 N Wacker
  • Full Time Regular
  • Posted: Feb. 25, 2020

How to Apply

Step 1 - When you find a position you're interested in, click the 'Apply' button. Please complete the application and attach your resume.

Step 2 - You will receive an email notification to confirm that we've received your application.

Step 3 - If you are called in for an interview, a representative from OCC will contact you to set up a date, time, and location.

OCC is an Equal Opportunity Employer

This web site discusses exchange-traded options issued by The Options Clearing Corporation. No statement in this web site is to be construed as an endorsement, recommendation or solicitation to purchase or sell a security, or to provide investment advice. Options involve risk and are not suitable for all investors. Prior to buying or selling an option, a person must receive a copy of the disclosure document, Characteristics and Risks of Standardized Options. Individuals should not enter into option transactions until they have read and understood this document. To obtain copies, contact your broker, any exchange on which options are traded, or The Options Clearing Corporation, 125 S. Franklin Street, Suite 1200, Chicago, IL 60606 (investorservices@theocc.com).