Jan 26, 2023

Cloud Platform Engineer

  • Interactive Brokers
  • Hybrid (Greenwich, CT)
Full time Platform Engineering

Job Description


Interactive Brokers Group has consistently been at the forefront of trading innovation, starting with the invention of the first floor-based handheld computer in 1983. We pride ourselves on being primarily a technology company and challenging the status quo. We push boundaries to offer our clients the best trading platform with the most sophisticated features at the lowest cost. Software development is the lifeblood of our firm, and it shows in our stellar brokerage platform.

Interactive Brokers has been the pioneer of the electronic trading revolution. We rapidly scaled from a small US options market-maker into a sizable global trading firm by leveraging the power of technology and automation. IBKR provides low-cost brokerage services to individuals and institutions seeking alternatives to high-priced firms. We serve over 2.0M clients in over 200 countries and territories worldwide. Since our inception, we have been committed to delivering value through technological innovation and providing our clients unprecedented access to global markets at the lowest cost.


About the Role 

As a Cloud Platform Engineer, you will be a vital member of the Enterprise Architecture organization responsible for cloud architecture, design, automation, and engineering. The role works with IT leadership to establish and formalize the Cloud Platform Engineering practice as part of the cloud operating model, produce clean, reusable, well-tested code and create documentation outlining system designs.


What You Do

  • Plan, design, test, and deploy infrastructure as code
  • Write infrastructure as code using Terraform to build a global Terraform registry
  • Work closely with cloud architects to create solutions
  • Manage the cloud platform engineering team under the Enterprise Architecture organization

What You Have

  • Seven-plus years of IT management experience
  • Seven-plus years of hands-on cloud engineering experience with public clouds (AWS required)
  • Experience building and leading engineering teams
  • Experience in designing, building, and running enterprise-scale workloads in cloud infrastructure (AWS required)
  • Knowledge and understanding of CI/CD pipelines and infrastructure as code (IaC)
  • Knowledge of and experience with serverless solutions in AWS
  • Experience with programming languages such as Java, Python, Node.js
  • Experience developing and maintaining IaC for cloud-based solutions
  • Experience with Terraform and Terraform Enterprise
  • Exceptional personal communication and teamwork interaction skills
  • Proven leadership skills and demonstrated ability to mentor, influence and partner with engineering teams to deliver scalable, robust solutions.
  • Willingness to learn and improve

Company Benefits & Perks

  • Competitive salary, annual performance-based bonus and stock grant
  • Retirement plan 401(k) with a competitive company match
  • Excellent health and welfare benefits, including medical, dental, and vision benefits
  • Wellness screenings and assessments, health coaches and counseling services through an Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Paid time off and a generous parental leave policy
  • Daily company paid lunch and a fully stocked kitchen with healthy options for breakfast and snack
  • Corporate events, including team outings, dinners, volunteer activities and company sports teams
  • Education reimbursement and learning opportunities
  • Modern offices with multi-monitor setups


Company Overview

Interactive Brokers LLC, a subsidiary of Interactive Brokers Group, Inc. (Ticker: IBKR) is a direct access electronic broker serving professionals, frequent traders, institutional investors, financial advisors and introducing brokers. Our clients have access to more than 150 market centers around the world from a single integrated account. Our employees are part of a dynamic, multi-national, fast-paced, results-oriented team that has spent four decades focused on advanced technology and automation that equips our clients with a uniquely sophisticated platform to manage their investment portfolios. We provide our clients with advantageous execution prices, risk and portfolio management tools, research facilities and investment products, at low or no cost, positioning them to achieve superior returns.

Headquartered in Greenwich, CT, USA. IBKR has offices in more than 15 countries across the world.

IBKR is a member of NYSE, FINRA, and SIPC. Interactive Brokers Group brokerage affiliates are regulated by securities and commodities agencies around the world.

Click the link to view a short video with a few words from current Interactive Brokers employees: https://www.interactivebrokers.com/en/index.php?f=31899