Explore
Close

Associate Principal, Software Engineering: DevOps

What You’ll Do

You will be joining the Devops team and supporting the development efforts of the OCC Clearing Development. The team strives for goals that refine and automate the processes needed to support the Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC).

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

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

  • Enable development teams to self-service build and deployment processes through process automation.
  • Design and implement process improvements across the build, deployment, and monitoring of Clearing applications.
  • Support the maintenance and configuration of development environments in Kubernetes and AWS.
  • Develop and support terraform, ansible, Harness, and Jenkins jobs used to instantiate and manage development environments.

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.

Required Qualifications:

  • Understanding of Kanban and/or Agile methodologies
  • Able to succeed in fast-paced environment with frequent changes
  • Comfortable communicating with both technical and non-technical audiences
  • Self-starter – takes the initiative to research, learn and deliver
  • Team player – humble, collaborative, and focused on making sure the entire team succeeds

Technical Skills:

  • Programming/scripting experience in languages like Java, Bash, Python or Go is required. 

  • Knowledge and experience with Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery (CI/CD) tools (examples - GitHub, Jenkins, Artifactory, Docker, Compose, K8s).

  • Java development experience is desirable.

  • Experience with distributed message brokers like Kafka, RabbitMQ, ActiveMQ, Amazon Kinesis, etc.

  • Experience with cloud technologies and migrations is required.  

  • Experience preferred with AWS foundational services like VPCs, Security groups, EC2, RDS, S3 ACLs, KMS, AWS CLI and IAM etc.

  • Experience developing and delivering technical solutions using public cloud service providers like Amazon, Google, etc.

  • Familiarity with monitoring related tools and frameworks like Splunk, ElasticSearch, Prometheus, AppDynamics. Working knowledge of DevOps tools. Eg Terraform, Ansible, Jenkins, Kubernetes, Helm and CI/CD pipeline etc. is required. 

  • Experience with RESTful APIs and JSON RPC. Experience following Git workflows.

Education and/or Experience:

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

  • 1+ years of experience in building large scale, data-centric solutions

  • 3+ years of experience (recent) participating on a DevOps team or as product owner for DevOps team

Certificates or Licenses:

  • None Required

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

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-2838
  • Chicago - 125 S Franklin
  • Full Time Regular
  • Posted: Sep. 16, 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