Full Stack Developer – Scala and React – Chicago, IL

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.

  • 1 year of relevant work experience.

  • Scala-based software development experience.

  • Web/mobile application development experience.

  • Experience working with two 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.

  • Fluent in object-oriented design, functional programming, industry best practices, software patterns, and architecture principles.

  • Strong testing experience which includes developing test plans, automated test cases, and working with test frameworks.

  • 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.

  • Experience with blockchain technologies.

Technical Skills:

  • Scala-based software development experience.

  • Web/mobile application development experience.

  • Experience working with two 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 object-oriented design, functional programming, industry best practices, software patterns, and architecture principles.

  • Strong testing experience which includes developing test plans, automated test cases, and working with test frameworks.

  • 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:

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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