DevOps Engineer

  • Competitive
  • Greenwich, CT, USA Greenwich CT US
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Interactive Brokers
  • 22 May 18 2018-05-22

DevOps Engineer

Company Overview

IBG LLC, a subsidiary of Interactive Brokers Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: IBKR) is a direct access electronic broker catering to the needs of professional and frequent traders, institutional investors, financial advisors, and introducing brokers. Our clients have access to more than 120 market centers in 26 countries from a single account. We are the lowest cost provider of brokerage services and the largest U.S. electronic broker based on daily average revenue trades executing over 800,000 trades per day.[1]  Our employees are part of a dynamic, multinational, fast-paced, results-oriented team working to provide our customers with state-of-the-art trading technology, superior execution capabilities, worldwide electronic access, and sophisticated risk management tools.
 
 

 
[1] Figures as of  January 1, 2018. Information on the company can be found at www.interactivebrokers.com
Click the link to view a short video with a few words from current Interactive Brokers employees: https://www.interactivebrokers.com/en/index.php?f=31899

Job Description and Responsibilities

IB is able to operate at a low cost while delivering advanced capabilities to our clients by building and operating highly automated systems in all aspects of its business. The company was founded by a software engineer to rewrite the rules of trading by automating anything and everything. Software development is the lifeblood of our firm, and it shows. As one of the fastest growing low-cost brokers, we are increasingly finding a need to help our developers bring features to market more quickly and, while moving quickly, to maintain the availability, robustness and security of IB services. To that end we are growing an internal DevOps team to automate and improve our development platform. Candidates should have a passion for excellence in software engineering, for the scientific method, for making changes based on data rather than anecdote, and a desire to constantly find ways to improve methods and processes. The role is one with high leverage and the potential to improve the working lives of all developers at IB, by supporting and improving our tools for:
- source control
- continuous integration/delivery/deployment
- automated testing
- release management
- configuration management

Qualifications

Minimum qualifications
- Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Physics, Mathematics or other technical field
- Hands-on experience in Java, Python and/or shell scripting
- 1+ years experience with Unix/Linux operating systems, especially Red Hat distributions
Preferred qualifications
- Familiarity with static code analysis tools such as OWASP Dependency-Check
- Experience with the design, implementation and delivery of build/test/release infrastructure
- Admin experience with continuous integration tools like Jenkins or Travis CI
- Familiarity with distributed version control systems, especially Git
- 3+ years experience with professional software development
- Systematic problem-solving approach, coupled with strong communication skills and a sense of ownership and drive
- Ability to debug and optimize code and automate routine tasks