Java Developer

| Chicago

ThinkMarkets is looking for a versatile and hands-on Java Developer to join our Chicago office. The ideal candidate will have advanced knowledge and understanding of the complete software development process. This is an exciting opportunity to join a growing organization and be an integral part of the enhancement and creation of customer-facing applications.

 

Responsibilities:

 

  • Design and develop high-volume, low-latency applications for mission-critical systems, delivering high-availability and performance
  • Lead architecture discussions around system and database design, data integration and scalability
  • Coordinate with other team members, including those in global offices
  • Own the full application lifecycle: Designing, Implementing, Testing, and Deployment
  • Ensure overall quality of deliverables is consistent with standards
  • Create and maintain any technical documentation

Requirements: 
 

  • 7+ years of experience in Java development
  • Degree in Computer Science or related field
  • Strong knowledge of Core Java (Multi-threading, Collections, Interfaces, etc.)
  • Knowledge of algorithms, data structures and design patterns
  • Excellent knowledge of Relational Databases (Esp. MS SQL Server)
  • Experience with Java frameworks such as Spring and/or Hibernate
  • Experience with RESTful Web Services
  • Working knowledge of Linux, including shell scripts
  • Experience with GitLab CI/CD
  • Familiarity with FIX protocol preferred
  • Experience working in the financial industry preferred
  • Experience with Data Replication (Esp. multi-master replication) a plus
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Location

We are in the financial district of the city, located in the UBS Tower. We welcome others who would like to master the latest in tech with us.

An Insider's view of ThinkMarkets

What’s the vibe like in the office?

We're definitely a hardworking bunch, and we're very passionate about what we do. The culture is dynamic and collaborative, and there's always something to work on which helps the day fly by!

Mackenzie

Corporate Recruiter

What's the biggest problem your team is solving?

Architecting and managing multi-platform, multi-jurisdictional, multi-asset class trading infrastructure and being able to provide a consistent yet localized experience for our clients from more than 180 countries sounds like a complex problem. But for our diverse, global team it is just another fun day at work.

Edwin

CTO

What are ThinkMarkets Perks + Benefits

Culture
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Pair programming
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Highly diverse management team
Mean gender pay gap below 10%
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Wellness Programs
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Performance Bonus
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Holidays
Perks & Discounts
Commuter Benefits
ThinkMarkets covers up to 85% of transit costs and the remaining balance can be deducted from paychecks pre-tax.
Stocked Kitchen
We have an espresso and coffee machine, tea, and snacks stocked in our kitchen!
Some Meals Provided
Free lunch catered in on Fridays!
Fitness Subsidies
ThinkMarkets provides $65 a month to each employee to use towards gym memberships or classes (yoga, barre, kick-boxing, etc.) to promote a healthy lifestyle!
Professional Development Benefits
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