Security System’s Programmer

  • Competitive
  • Greenwich, CT, USA
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Interactive Brokers
  • 19 Jan 17

Security System’s Programmer

Overview :

Interactive Brokers Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: IBKR) is an automated electronic broker and market maker in equities, options, futures, bonds and foreign exchange around the world. With over $15 billion in market capitalization, IBKR trades 9% of the listed equity options volume worldwide, executing, clearing, settling and accounting for over one million trades per day. The Company's brokerage operations are conducted by its Interactive Brokers subsidiaries and its proprietary market-making operations are conducted by its Timber Hill subsidiaries. IBKR employs approximately 1,200 people and is based in Greenwich, Connecticut.[1]

Interactive Brokers ("IB") is the largest U.S. broker, measured by trades, offering direct-access electronic trade execution and clearing for active traders, institutional investors, financial advisors and introducing brokers. IB serves more than 370 thousand customers in trading securities, commodities and foreign exchange in 23 currencies on over 100 market centers in 24 countries around the world. The firm leverages highly automated systems it builds for all aspects of its business to maintain a low cost base as the business expands.

[1] Figures as of September 30 , 2016. Information on the company can be found at: www.interactivebrokers.com

Responsibilities :

The Security System's Programmer will be responsible for:

  • Vulnerability assessments, management, report preparation The Security System's Programmer will be responsible for:
  • Monitoring and responding to security alerts
  • Software initiative
  • Internal penetration testing,
  • Verifying risk factors
  • Assisting with prioritizing of remediation steps and coordinating remediation steps with other technology teams
  • Building and extending IT security infrastructure and automation of related tasks


Qualifications :

  • Minimum of Bachelor's degree in a technology related field
  • 5+ years of IT experience plus
  • 3+ years of IT security experience plus
  • 2+ years of Linux experience plus
  • 2+ years of C programming or equivalent skill level (at least intermediate)
  • 2+ years of hands on experience with a scripting language Python, Perl, Shell etc.
  • 2+ years of hands on experience working with IP networks, firewalls and routing methodology.
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills with a Self-discipline Security-focused mindset