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Java Software Engineer - 1

Absolute Opportunities
London, Greater London, United Kingdom
February 14, 2018

Java Software Engineer - 1

London, United Kingdom EC2N4AY Will relocate within the UK. Must be UK citizens

Interactive Brokers Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: IBKR) is an automated electronic broker and market maker in equities, options, futures, bonds and foreign exchange around the world. With over $12 billion in market capitalization, IBKR trades 9% of the listed equity options volume worldwide, executing, clearing, settling and accounting for over one million trades per day. The Company’s brokerage operations are conducted by its Interactive Brokers subsidiaries and its proprietary market-making operations are conducted by its Timber Hill subsidiaries. IBKR employs approximately 1,100 people and is based in Greenwich, Connecticut.[1]

Interactive Brokers (U.K.) Limited, based in London, is the European subsidiary of Interactive Brokers Group, offering direct-access electronic trade execution and clearing for active traders, institutional investors, financial advisors and introducing brokers. IB serves more than 330 thousand customers in trading securities, commodities and foreign exchange in 23 currencies on over 100 market centers in 24 countries around the world. The firm leverages highly automated systems it builds for all aspects of its business to maintain a low cost base as the business expands. The business is in a stage of rapid growth.

Timber Hill is a market maker in equity options, futures and index products around the world. Timber Hill was founded on the principle that a computerized trading system that could process pricing and integrated risk exposure information quickly would allow the firm to profitably make markets in many different listed financial instruments simultaneously. The Company’s market making is focused on capturing bid/offer spreads in the course of providing liquidity in listed financial instruments. Timber Hill has revolutionized trading in exchange-traded equity options and equity-index options and futures through the use of technology to automate and integrate trading and risk management functions.

Dynamic and innovative software development has propelled Interactive Brokers to 1st place in the Barron’s Magazine “Electronic Broker” ranking for Four years in a row.

We’re growing our team -- if you’re a high-energy, self-starting Java software engineer, Interactive Brokers

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We’re growing our team -- if you’re a high-energy, self-starting Java software engineer, Interactive Brokers is the place for you. We take pride in providing our global client base with cutting-edge trading applications.


•Brokerage platform development -- front and/or back-end, depending on experience.

•Front end: Java Swing. End-user facing trading platform.

•Back end: Core Java. Data model and transport layers. Multithreaded/high throughput. XML.

Required Experience, Knowledge and Skills:

1. Bachelor’s in EE, CS, Math, Physics or similar (Masters/PhD a plus).

2. Technically oriented, proactive, and enthusiastic, with extreme attention to detail.

3. Working experience with core Java.

4. Knowledge of Java Swing and/or strong desire to learn Java Swing.

5. English written/verbal communication skills.

6. Mobile software development a plus.

7. Present Salary?

8. Salary Expectation?

7. Must be UK citizens