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Manager, Software Engineering


Responsible for the development and delivery of business features in the front end applications, integrating with a variety of upstream data-sources and presenting data through the user interface, all while enriching and advancing the platform. This software must achieve a blend of data-rich presentation, performance, user experience, and the capacity to support the busiest trading days in the world economy with rock-solid reliability. The candidate must be able to solve problems creatively, communicate effectively, and proactively engage in technical decision making to achieve these objectives. This individual will be a team player and work well with business, technical and non-technical professionals in an agile environment


  • Manages the delivery of complex projects which may involve multiple systems
  • Managing and facilitating technical experts and architects resolve complex technical challenges while also ensuring compliance of various OCC standards around coding, testing, and documenting the systems you develop
  • Guide the transformation of complex business requirements into specifications that will increase understanding of Why & What part of business requirements to the development team
  • Develop short- and long-term strategy for delivery of Pricing system objectives together with the technical and business product owner(s) b and other partners

Supervisory Responsibilities

  • Manage a team

Are the essental duties of this job required to be performed in an OCC office location?No
Qualifications & Experience

  • [Required] Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • [Required] 8+ years of relevant work experience
  • [Required] Curious and adept in developing understanding about technology including industry best practices, software patterns, and architecture principles to help drive team productivity
  • [Required] Basic understanding of performance issues and multi-threaded development
  • [Preferred] UI application development experience with some understanding of UX development is nice to have
  • [Preferred] Experience working with 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] Work experience in the capital markets industry
  • [Preferred] Work experience in market data domain including supporting applications that source data from outside vendors and distribute it internally
  • [Preferred] Experience with risk management and market data related systems technologies preferred

Technical Skills & Background

  • [Required] 7+ years hands-on experience in Java required, including good understanding of Java fundamentals such as Memory Model, Runtime Environment, Concurrency and Multithreading
  • [Required] Past/Current experience of 3+ years working on a large scale cloud native project (platform: Unix/Linux, Type of Systems: event-driven / transaction processing / high performance computing) as Technical Lead. These experiences should include developing / architecting core libraries or framework used by the platform to support fundamental services like storage, alert notifications, security, etc.
  • [Required] Experience with cloud technologies and migrations using public cloud vendor preferably using cloud foundational services like AWS’s VPCs, Security groups, EC2, RDS, S3 ACLs, KMS, AWS CLI and IAM etc.
  • [Required] Experience with distributed message brokers using Kafka
  • [Required] Experience with high speed distributed computing frameworks such as AWS EMR, Hadoop, HDFS, S3, MapReduce, Apache Spark, Apache Hive, Kafka Streams, Apache Flink etc.
  • [Required] Experience working with various types of databases like Relational, NoSQL, Object-based, Graph
  • [Required] Working knowledge of DevOps tools. Eg Terraform, Ansible, Jenkins, Kubernetes, Helm and CI/CD pipeline etc
  • [Required] Familiarity with monitoring related tools and frameworks like Splunk, ElasticSearch, Prometheus, AppDynamics


  • None Required

Education & Training

  • [Required] BS degree in Computer Science, similar technical field
  • [Preferred] Masters degree in Computer Science

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Step 3
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OCC is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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  • REQ-2684
  • Chicago - 125 S Franklin
  • Full Time Regular
  • Posted: May. 10, 2022

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

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