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Principal, Software Engineering

Summary

You will work with a world class software development team on OCC's next generation clearing, settlement, and portfolio management system.  In this role, you will create solutions to complex technical challenges while coding, testing, troubleshooting, debugging, and documenting the systems you develop.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each primary duty satisfactorily.

You’ll be working alongside experts that are building OCC’s next generation clearing, settlement, and portfolio management 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.
  • Recommending technologies and tools that improve the efficiency and quality of OCC’s systems and development processes.
  • Optimizing application performance through analysis, code refactoring, and system tuning.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

N/A

Qualifications:

The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the primary functions.

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Work experience in the capital markets, preferred.
  • Knowledge of Agile methodology and frameworks like Scrum, Kanban, XP
  • Excellent organizational and team collaboration skills
  • Adept at helping team members harness and develop strengths in pursuit of successful program outcomes

Technical Skills:

  • Java-based software development experience.
  • Experience with Flink, Kafka, and Kubernetes.
  • Fluent in 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.
  • Proficient in the following types of testing: unit, integration, system, functional, non-functional, regression, performance, security, and acceptance.
  • Experience working with five or more of the following: web/mobile application development, Unix/Linux environments, event-driven systems, transaction processing systems, distributed and parallel systems, large software system development, security software development, public-cloud platforms.
  • Experience with continuous integration tools and techniques, automating processes, and writing scripts using Python and other languages.

Education and/or Experience:

  • BS degree in Computer Science, similar technical field, or equivalent practical experience.
  • 10+ years software development experience.
  • 4+ years of work experience in the capital markets industry, preferred.

Certificates or Licenses:

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. 

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OCC is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Apply About OCC
  • REQ-2009
  • Chicago - 125 S Franklin
  • Full Time Regular
  • Posted: Apr. 16, 2021

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

Numerous studies have shown that people from groups that are traditionally under-represented in financial services apply to jobs only if they believe they meet 100% of the requirements. We want to break down this mindset to further diversify our workforce.

We encourage you to review our open positions and apply if you think your experience may be a match, even if you do not meet all of the qualifications. Your perspective may be an element we need to continue building innovative solutions to support the markets and market participants we serve.

OCC is a globally recognized entity that clears a multitude of diverse and sophisticated products. We want to reflect this in the diversity of our workforce.

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