Software Engineer, Regulatory



Software Engineering, Legal
Chicago, IL, USA · Lenexa, KS, USA
Posted on Saturday, August 12, 2023

Job Description

Job Summary

The successful candidate will design, develop, and monitor systems or data analysis applications, based on the trading & market activities, for internal company or external market regulations compliance or investigative purposes. The position includes design & development in data processing, rules engine, RDBMS, and scripting technologies on the back-end. This opportunity requires an individual to have strong problem solving, data analysis, and software systems design skills.


  • Working with end-users to gather and define/refine functional requirements
  • Producing project documentation – high-level charter, functional requirements, technical design and test documents
  • Designing, coding, testing and implementing data processing, rules engine, database, and scripting surveillance applications
  • Working closely with infrastructure team on server systems
  • Collaborating and coordinating with various systems groups for new application development, problem troubleshooting and systems maintenance
  • Working as a team/project lead or individual team contributor or individual ownership role flexibly based on the project needs
  • Mentoring/Guiding new or less experienced/knowledgeable team members
  • Researching or evaluating software/tools and alternate design techniques for new or existing system improvements
  • Providing on-going application support to end-users and communicating technical information clearly to an end-user audience
  • Participating in production 24/7 on-call support rotation


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or related field
  • Experience with Java
  • Experience with Python or a strong desire to learn Python
  • Experience with Linux or UNIX-like operating systems and knowledge of at least one scripting language
  • Experience with Hadoop and/or SQL desirable
  • Strong knowledge of data structures and algorithms
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Must be self-motivated and have the ability to work independently as well as part of a team, requiring minimal direction and follow-up
  • Experience in working on multiple projects concurrently
  • Experience with cloud native development using the AWS technology stack preferred
  • Experience in financial, trading, exchange, banking and/or related fields is a plus

The Cboe Experience

Whether you are just beginning your career or are a senior-level professional, working at Cboe will offer you countless opportunities to develop skills, make an impact through meaningful contributions, and gain rich experiences at an accelerated pace. By working collaboratively with smart, genuine, and hardworking colleagues, you will build enduring relationships through frequent collaboration that will serve you well throughout your career, regardless of your chosen path. And, along your exceptional career journey at Cboe you’ll receive amazing benefits and robust rewards.

Benefits and Perks

We value the total wellbeing of our people – including health, financial, personal and social wellness. We believe standard benefits like health insurance and fair pay are a given at any organization. Still, you should know we offer:

Fair and competitive salary and incentive compensation packages with an upside for overachievement

Generous paid time off, including vacation, personal days, sick days and annual community service days

Flexible, hybrid work environment, where you choose where and how you work

Health, dental and vision benefits, including access to telemedicine and mental health services

2:1 401(k) match, up to 8% match immediately upon hire

Discounted Employee Stock Purchase Plan

Tax Savings Accounts for health, dependent and transportation

Employee referral bonus program

Volunteer opportunities to help you give back to your communities

Some of our associates’ favorite benefits and perks include:

Complimentary lunch, snacks and coffee in any Cboe office (when you choose to work on site)

Paid Tuition assistance and education opportunities

Generous charitable giving company match

Paid parental leave and fertility benefits

On-site gyms and discounts to other fitness centers



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