Senior Java Developer – 5880

Development, Full-time, Chicago
The Role:

As a Senior Java Developer, you will be working on a new generation trade processing and reporting solution which has been launched in the market recently. This is a real time trade processing system that handles activities like trade and position management, risk management, collateral and interest, margining, fees and commissions, balances, market processing and reporting. Our systems connect to 50+ exchanges globally to provide real time trades and market data.
Our solution is highly scalable and caters for all types of customers - FCMs, global and regional banks, asset management firms etc.
We focus on our customer needs and quick time to market.

Key Responsibilities:

Design, build, and deliver end-to-end projects using an Agile and User Centered Design process.
Build a next generation trade processing system using a component-based service-oriented architecture and SOLID design principles.
Work with a real time platform that handles activities like trade and position management, risk management, collateral and interest, margining, fees and commissions, balances, market processing and reporting. ION systems connect to 50+ exchanges globally to provide real time trades and market data to buy-side and sell-side clients.
Shape the future financial technology stack via innovative low-touch, real-time, high performant ION products. Innovate, recommend, design and drive forward a product evolution that creates business value for the end user and/or reduces Total Cost of Ownership of the product.
Hit the ground running with a technology stack that includes Java, C#, HTML5, Guice and Oracle, reporting tools like Jasper Reports and BIRT, and a test automation stack using Robot Framework.

Required Skills, Qualifications, and Experience:

3+ years of product development experience in designing and coding complex enterprise applications in Core Java (Java 8+).
A good understanding of multithreading, design patterns, data structures and algorithms.
Hands on experience with SQL and some familiarity with database technologies and concepts like DB Partitioning/Sharding/Indexing
Experience with any dependency injection framework like Spring, Guice
Experience of test-driven development, which includes Unit and Acceptance / End-to-End Testing
Experience with Agile software development (e.g., SCRUM or KANBAN) and/or a User Centered Design process.
Experience with build automation tools like Jenkins pipelines for Continuous Integration (CI)/Continuous Delivery (CD), maven, gradle. Excellent analytical skills and strong lateral thinking
Able to work in an agile way seeking continuous improvement to reduce waste
Champion in test automation
Able to understand customer needs and provide them a good level of support
Team oriented approach to problem solving
Good communication skills with active participation in group discussions
Strong work ethic and sense of ownership. Take a personal interest in owning dependencies and results; even when not directly their responsibility, using a “see it, say it, sort it” attitude
Able to assess priority and self-organize tasks

Desirable

Experience with, Knowledge of, and strong demonstrated interest in global financial markets and financial products.


About us:

We’re a diverse group of visionary innovators who provide trading and workflow automation software, high-value analytics, and strategic consulting to corporations, central banks, financial institutions, and governments. Founded in 1999, we’ve achieved tremendous growth by bringing together some of the best and most successful financial technology companies in the world. 
•Over 2,000 of the world’s leading corporations, including 50% of the Fortune 500 and 30% of the world’s central banks, trust ION solutions to manage their cash, in-house banking, commodity supply chain, trading and risk.
•Over 800 of the world’s leading banks and broker-dealers use our electronic trading platforms to operate the world’s financial market infrastructure.
With 10,000 employees and offices in more than 40 cities around the globe, ION is a rapidly expanding and dynamic group.
At ION, we offer careers that provide many opportunities: To invent. To design. To collaborate. To build. To transform businesses and empower people around the world to do more, faster and better than before. Imagine what you can do and experience. This is where you can do your best work.
Learn more at iongroup.com 

ION is committed to maintaining a supportive and inclusive environment for people with diverse backgrounds and experiences. We respect the varied identities, abilities, cultures, and traditions of the individuals who comprise our organization and recognize the value that different backgrounds and points of view bring to our business.
ION adheres to an equal employment opportunity policy that prohibits discriminatory practices or harassment against applicants or employees based on any legally impermissible factor.

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