Technical Operations Specialist: Brokerage Systems (IL)

  • Competitive
  • Chicago, IL, USA Chicago IL US
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Interactive Brokers
  • 21 Jul 18 2018-07-21

Technical Operations Specialist: Brokerage Systems (IL)

Company Overview

Interactive Brokers 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.[i]  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.
[i] Figures as of  January 1, 2018. Information on the company can be found at
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Job Description and Responsibilities

- Monitor all aspects of the Interactive Brokers global brokerage system.
- Communicate with exchanges to configure, test, and implement new trading technologies
- Work with our developers to design new and improve existing brokerage processes
- Design and develop new monitoring and automation processes
- Act as primary escalation point for any and all technical issues


- A degree Bachelors in a technical discipline
- The ability to safely lift and carry up to fifty pounds
- In-depth knowledge of computers, networks and technology in general
- A willingness and ability to participate as a member of team in a rotating schedule, including nights, weekends and holidays
- Reliable transportation to arrive safely on site in all weather conditions
- Proficiency in Foreign Languages
- Prior Experience in a Technology Position 
- Experience with UNIX / LINUX style command line interfaces
- A keen desire to explore and learn new, concepts, systems, technologies