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Senior Java Developer

Intercontinental Exchange
remote work
United States, Illinois, Chicago
February 17, 2024

Job Purpose

At ICE We are on a mission as a team. We are problem solvers and partners, always starting with our customers to solve their challenges and create opportunities. Our start-up roots keep us nimble, flexible and fast moving. We take ownership and make decisions. We all work for one company and work together to drive growth across the business. We engage in robust debates to find the best path, and then we move forward as one team. We take pride in what we do, acting with integrity and passion, so that our customers can perform better. We are experts and enthusiasts - combining ever-expanding knowledge with leading technology to consistently deliver results, solutions and opportunities for our customers and stakeholders. Every day we work toward transforming global markets.

ICE Clear Credit, Inc.(ICC), a subsidiary of Intercontinental Exchange Inc., is looking for a Senior Developer in their Chicago, IL office. ICC is the world's largest systemically important clearinghouse for Credit Default Swaps (CDS). ICC is an entrepreneurial and aggressive organization that implements world-class risk management solutions for the CDS marketplace. ICC Systems span:

  • OLTP systems for managing business and system workflows
  • Distributed batch processing systems for quantitative risk analytics
  • Enterprise Integration systems for ETL and Data Feed Management
  • Reporting systems for Member, Regulatory and Compliance
  • User Interface systems for the external marketplace

Intercontinental Exchange is a fast-moving environment that values concise and effective communication. TheSenior Developerwill help us architect and build our next generation services for financial markets. The candidate must be a team player that can work independently, escalating issues when appropriate. Our fluid team works well together and can take constructive criticism in the spirit of improving software quality. This person will be involved in all aspects of software development, from architecture to design, coding, testing, and performance tuning. This is a very hands-on role where you will have immediate impact on our current development projects and play a leadership role in taking our architecture to the next level.


  • Work with other teams to understand business and technical requirements and come up with meaningful solutions
  • Contribute to systems analysis, design, development, quality assurance and integration of server applications
  • Develop detailed design specifications including interface to backend server and service modules
  • Present and evaluate design solutions objectively and facilitate conflict resolution
  • Participate in all stages of the software development life cycle
  • Contribute to process improvement initiatives
  • Remain current with the latest technology and business topics

Knowledge and Experience

  • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent work experience in Computer Science or Management Information Systems
  • Must have 7+ years of work experience in a Software Development role, 5+ in a Java Developer role
  • Ability to analyze and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures or governmental regulations
  • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from business and technical staff both internal and external to the company
  • Ability to work effectively in a fast-paced, sometimes stressful environment and deliver quality software to production within tight schedules
  • Ability to adjust to rapidly changing requirements and timelines
  • Track record of completing assignments on time with a high degree of quality
  • Excellent analytical, problem-solving skills
  • Self-motivated and self-directed in performing responsibilities
  • 5+ years of developing large scale enterprise applications using Java
  • 5+ years using modern frameworks such as Spring, JPA/Hibernate, Camel, etc
  • 5+ years using database development concepts (SQL, PL/SQL, views, etc.)
  • Experience with Microservice/SOA based architecture
  • Experience working in an Agile environment
  • Experience developing distributed, High-Performance, Resilient Architecture
  • Experience using one or more of the following: JMS, REST, WebSockets, Kafka, Redis

Preferred Qualifications

  • 3+ years of experience at a financial institution (major bank, hedge fund, prop shop) in theirfinancial markets technology departments
  • Experience in developing micro-services in container-based Kubernetes platforms (OpenShift, Tanzu)
  • Experience with NoSQL and bigdata


This role offers work from home flexibility of up to 2 days per week.

Intercontinental Exchange, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin or ancestry, age, disability or veteran status, or other protected status.

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