Core Java Developer

IEX is looking for a talented developer to support and contribute to our Core Java application frameworks, gateway systems, messaging APIs, and core data structures. The ideal candidate will have significant work experience developing with Core Java (C++ also desirable), ideally in a trading environment, and will have a solid understanding of the financial markets. We're looking for a high energy self-starter who is intellectually curious, not afraid to be hands-on, and eager to contribute to code every day. Experience on Wall Street is desired, but a passion for our mission of fairness and transparency in the markets is a must.

Characteristics of the ideal candidate:

  • Ability to consistently produce results
  • Actively seeks opportunities to contribute in various areas
  • Balance of being a team player as well as forming and asserting personal viewpoints independent of others
  • Detail-oriented
  • Believes in IEX's mission

Primary Responsibilities

  • Develop, maintain and support Core Java application frameworks, messaging APIs, data structures (collections, etc.), application reliability, and recovery mechanisms
  • Support and participate in the software development lifecycle, including the Build, Deployment, Packaging, and Dependency Management stages
  • Build and Maintain systems including order entry, market data, post trade, system monitoring and reporting

Job Qualifications

  • 5+ years of professional development experience with Core Java in a low latency environment
  • Knowledge of full Java development processes (build tools, continuous integration, automated testing, deployment)
  • Experience with network programming (IP Multicast, TCP, etc.)
  • Experience with electronic trading systems specifically the FIX Protocol, market data, and post trade handling
  • Experience in financial markets
  • Nice-to-haves:
    • Familiarity with C/C++
    • KDB+ experience
    • UI, Visualization tool development
    • Linux experience
    • Knowledge of Python, Shell or other scripting languages

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