Associate, Software Engineering: UI/UX at OCC (Chicago, IL)
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
This is an entry-level role for a React engineer to join our growing UI framework team at OCC. Our developers work closely with UX designers to produce design system components for adoption by other OCC teams. Other responsibilities include tackling complex problems related to large-scale infrastructure, such as configuring CI/CD pipelines to make our design system available to those who need it.
Primary Duties and Responsibilities:
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each primary duty satisfactorily.
Plan and execute the implementation of ReactJS according to best practices.
Collaborate with product managers, and designers on thoughtful UX design patterns.
Collaborate with fellow engineers through code reviews and other means, using Git for version control.
Engage security engineering for testing and compliance with security controls.
Closely follow emerging technologies, frameworks, and industry trends — Micro-frontend Architecture, Service Workers; React Lazy, Suspense, and other APIs; Intersection Observers; CSS APIs.
The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the primary functions.
Ability to execute designs using standards-aligned CSS, HTML, and other web platform technologies.
Ability to execute project work as needed using VS Code, NodeJS, NPM, Git, and CI/CD technologies.
Experience with Agile principles.
Ability to effectively and confidently communicate (both verbally and in writing) technical issues in a clear, collaborative and open-minded manner with both technical and non-technical peers.
Education and/or Experience:
Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or similar discipline, or equivalent professional experience.
Certificates or Licenses: