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Senior Java Developer

19000830 Requisition #
Job Purpose

At Intercontinental Exchange (ICE), we engineer technology, exchanges and clearing houses that connect companies around the world to global capital and derivative markets.  With a leading-edge approach to developing technology platforms, we have built market infrastructure in all major trading centers, offering customers the ability to manage risk and make informed decisions globally.  By leveraging our core strengths in technology, we continue to identify new ways to serve our customers and transform global markets. 

As a Senior Developer, you will be part of a team responsible for the design, implementation and support of the ICE trading, auction, and financial benchmark systems. This position offers a unique opportunity for both server-side and front-end development, as well as exposure to technologies such as containers.


The ideal candidate must possess a product mentality, have a strong sense of ownership and strive to be a good steward of his or her software.  More than any concrete experience with specific technology, it is critical for the candidate to have a strong sense of what constitutes good software, be conscientious in picking the right technology stack and be always open-minded to learn (from others and from failures).  This role requires frequent interactions with project and product managers, developers, quality assurance and other stakeholders, in order to ensure delivery of a world class 



· Follow team guidelines for quality and consistency within the design and development phases of applications

·       Lead efforts to design, architect and write new software components

·       Independently handle project activities related to builds and deployments

·       Create design documentation for new software development

·       Provide support for production applications

·       Provide support for deployments during maintenance windows

·       Identify opportunities to improve and optimize applications

·       Work with business analysts or product management in understanding new requirements

·       Follow company software development processes and standards



· Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or Information technology.
·   5+ years of experience of Java development
· Experience with and strong understanding of:
 multi-threaded server-side development and Java concurrency
    core Java/Java collections
    relational databases
    performance tuning, debugging, and memory profiling
    unit, integration, and end-to-end tests
    knowledge of UNIX command and tools
· Understanding of common design and architectural principles
· Strong interpersonal and communication skills to work well in a team environment
· Ability to work with little supervision and under pressure
· Proven track record of making decisions with positive outcomes
· Experience working with commodity markets or financial trading environments preferred
· Front-end JavaScript development (with modern JavaScript web application stack such as React) preferred

Cross-browser development and troubleshooting experience preferred

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