Explore
Close

Associate Principal, Software Engineering

COVID-19

All OCC employees are required to disclose their COVID-19 vaccination status to OCC’s Human Resources department, and provide acceptable proof of vaccination status, as applicable. In addition, OCC requires employees who enter one of its offices to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 or submit to regular testing as a condition of employment, subject to reasonable accommodation.

Who We Are

The Options Clearing Corporation (OCC) is the world's largest equity derivatives clearing organization. Founded in 1973, OCC is dedicated to promoting stability and market integrity by delivering clearing and settlement services for options, futures and securities lending transactions. As a Systemically Important Financial Market Utility (SIFMU), OCC operates under the jurisdiction of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC), and the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System. OCC has more than 100 clearing members and provides central counterparty (CCP) clearing and settlement services to 19 exchanges and trading platforms. More information about OCC is available at www.theocc.com.

What We Offer

A highly collaborative and supportive environment developed to encourage work-life balance and employee wellness. Some of these components include:

A hybrid work environment, up to 3 days per week of remote work

Tuition Reimbursement to support your continued education

Student Loan Repayment Assistance

Technology Stipend allowing you to use the device of your choice to connect to our network while working remotely

Generous PTO and Parental leave

Competitive health benefits including medical, dental and vision

What You'll Do

Provide subject matter expertise for implementation and ongoing support of enterprise monitoring integration technologies in production and non-production environments.  Work with key stakeholders to build complex splunk dashboards to support business and technical operations staff.  Manage day to day activities when called upon.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

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

  • Write automation scripts using common automation tools
  • Interface with 3rd party applications using API’s.
  • Design and develop enterprise monitoring solutions for cloud environments
  • Design and develop enterprise monitoring solutions for microservices technologies
  • Build complex dashboards for both technical and business operations teams
  • Prepare management reports including service metrics.
  • Participates in or leads projects of medium to high complexity.
  • Use subject matter expertise with products to advise on design and assist with development of applications using these tools. 
  • Manage day to day activities of the enterprise monitoring staff when called upon to do so.
  • Have the ability to learn new technologies quickly and productionize and operationalize them
  • Influence development community on adopting standards for logging and monitoring.

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.

  • Innovative mindset for problem solving.
  • Ability to work independently.
  • Ability to multi-task and work with management to prioritize tasks.
  • Demonstrate strong confidence in abilities and knowledge.
  • Ability to work well in crisis situations.
  • Ability to work under minimal supervision
  • Flexibility to be on call from 5 PM to 7 AM for 3 months per year.
  • Good written and oral communication skills.
  • Ability to work with multiple teams cohesively to arrive at optimum solutions
  • Ability to work with AWS and On-Prem tools.

Technical Skills:

  • Expert understanding of Venafi
  • Systems administration and change management practices
  • Advanced knowledge of Splunk queries and dashboarding
  • Enterprise Monitoring and reporting tools
  • Experience scripting and coding against API’s
  • Solid understanding of network technologies
  • Experience with cloud native applications
  • Experience with technologies used to support microservices

Education and/or Experience:

  • Bachelor's degree in a related area
  • 7-10 years of related experience
    • Minimum 7 years experience working in a distributed multi-platform environment.
    • Minimum 3 years experience working with Splunk, Logic monitor and other monitoring and dashboarding tools

Certificates or Licenses:

  • Cloud Certification a plus

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-2544
  • Chicago - 125 S Franklin
  • Full Time Regular
  • Posted: Sep. 12, 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

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.

Your acceptance of all cookies will permit robust site functionality. If you don't allow cookies, some features and functionality of OCC's site may not operate as expected. If you do not choose either cookie setting for our site, or if you close this window, this message will continue to display on each page you visit. Cookie settings can be controlled in your Internet browser to automatically reject some forms of cookies. For more details on cookies this site uses, see our OCC Site Cookies page. In addition to using cookies, we retain other information, including your Internet Protocol (IP) address, for the purposes listed in the Privacy Policy. Do not accept analytic cookies Accept analytic cookies