OCC
We clear and settle trades for the options industry.
Hybrid

Associate Principal, Software Engineering: Blockchain, Distributed Ledger, Scala

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Who We Are
The Options Clearing Corporation (OCC) is the world's largest equity derivatives clearing organization. Founded in 1973, OCC is dedicated to promoting stability and market integrity by delivering clearing and settlement services for options, futures and securities lending transactions. As a Systemically Important Financial Market Utility (SIFMU), OCC operates under the jurisdiction of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC), and the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System. OCC has more than 100 clearing members and provides central counterparty (CCP) clearing and settlement services to 19 exchanges and trading platforms. More information about OCC is available at www.theocc.com.
What We Offer
A highly collaborative and supportive environment developed to encourage work-life balance and employee wellness. Some of these components include:
A hybrid work environment, up to 2 days per week of remote work
Tuition Reimbursement to support your continued education
Student Loan Repayment Assistance
Technology Stipend allowing you to use the device of your choice to connect to our network while working remotely
Generous PTO and Parental leave
Competitive health benefits including medical, dental and vision
What You'll Do
You'll be working alongside experts that are building OCC's next generation blockchain-based Securities Lending system, and paving the future of digital transformation in the capital markets industry by:

  • Collaborating with others to deliver complex projects which may involve multiple systems.
  • Continuously thinking about the next steps while improving yourself and others around you.


Qualifications:

  • 7+ years of experience with software development and delivery.
  • 2+ years of functional-based software development experience


(Scala or React.js preferred).

  • 2+ Web/mobile application development experience.
  • Experience working with two or more of the following: Unix/Linux environments, event-driven systems, transaction processing systems, distributed and parallel systems, large software system development, security software development, public-cloud platforms.
  • Functional-based software development experience required.


Preferred Qualifications:

  • 7+ years of application delivery methodologies, including the ability to utilize these in order to deliver new or enhanced applications.
  • 7+ years of application design activities, tools and techniques; ability to utilize these to convert business requirements and logical models into a technical application design.
  • 2+ years of experience with Scala and functional programing paradigm.
  • Packaged application integration experience preferred, including knowledge of and the ability to implement packaged application software and integrate it with technology platforms.
  • Experience or knowledge of AWS.


Technical Skills

  • Web application development experience preferred.
  • Experience working with two or more of the following: Unix/Linux environments, event-driven systems, transaction processing systems, distributed and parallel systems, large software system development, security software development, public-cloud platforms.
  • Fluent in functional programming, object-oriented design, industry best practices, software patterns, and architecture principles.
  • Strong testing experience which includes developing test plans, automated test cases, and working with test frameworks.
  • Deep understanding of performance issues and multi-threaded development.
  • Experience with continuous integration tools and techniques, automating processes, and writing scripts using Python and other languages.


Education and/or Experience:
Minimum Qualifications:

  • BS degree in Computer Science, similar technical field, or equivalent practical experience.


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Step 3
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OCC is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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What are OCC Perks + Benefits

OCC Benefits Overview

Educational Assistance and Student Debt Forgiveness, 12-week paid parental leave, BYOD program with technology stipend up to $2,000 every three years, $35 per month pay to offset costs of mobile data plans. Open offices, online health coaching.

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Each year, OCC employees select a locally-based charitable organization for each of our three offices (Chicago, Dallas and Washington, D.C.). We offer multiple opportunities to get involved.
Partners with nonprofits
OCC Partners with local organizations in Dallas, Chicago and DC to raise funds and support their missions. Employees select the charity and are eligible for up to 8 hours of paid time to volunteer.
Open door policy
OKR operational model
Team based strategic planning
Open office floor plan
Flexible work schedule
OCC provides employees with a flexible work schedule that includes Flexible start and end times.
Remote work program
2 days per week work from home program
Diversity
Dedicated diversity and inclusion staff
Mandated unconscious bias training
Diversity employee resource groups
Health Insurance + Wellness
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability insurance
Dental insurance
Vision insurance
Health insurance
HSA or FSA accounts available for those enrolled in medical plans.
Life insurance
Wellness programs
Includes back-up child or elder care along with other wellness programs.
Mental health benefits
Financial & Retirement
401(K)
401(K) matching
OCC provides employees with a 401(k) matching plan managed by Fidelity. We match 50% of contributions up to 12% of an employee's annual gross pay.
Performance bonus
Charitable contribution matching
Child Care & Parental Leave
Generous parental leave
12-week paid parental leave
Vacation + Time Off
Generous PTO
OCC employees receive between 22 and 32 days per year of paid time off based on years of service.
Paid volunteer time
Sabbatical
Eligible employees get 30 days of paid sabbatical after their first 10 years of working at the company.
Paid holidays
Paid sick days
Office Perks
Commuter benefits
OCC Offers pre-tax commuter benefits for employees in Chicago and Washington, D.C.
Company-sponsored happy hours
Relocation assistance
OCC offers relocation assistance which varies based on the position level and location.
Home-office stipend for remote employees
Professional Development
Job training & conferences
OCC offers employees professional development opportunities including onsite training courses and the ability to attend job related certification courses, conferences and seminars.
Tuition reimbursement
Our tuition reimbursement plan offers an annual max of $10000.
Lunch and learns
OCC hosts leadership lunches on a regular basis so you can learn about your colleagues and their unique backgrounds.
Promote from within
Online course subscriptions available
Customized development tracks
Paid industry certifications
Employees are strongly encouraged to stay current in relevant technologies and supports certification programs.

Additional Perks + Benefits

We were recently recognized as one of LinkedIn's Top Company in Financial Services! Take a look at our blog post here: https://www.theocc.com/newsroom/press-releases/2022/06-23-linkedin-list…

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