Careers

Miami International Holdings has built a multi-disciplinary team of professionals with deep expertise in the trading industry, all of whom share a common vision of bringing enhanced market structure, technological innovation and unmatched customer service to the exchange space.  MIAX offers a challenging and rewarding work environment with an entrepreneurial spirit and culture that emphasizes collaboration and delivery focus while maintaining an uncompromised commitment to professional ethics.

MIAX continues to look for talented professionals to fill select roles throughout the company, and is particularly interested in candidates with experience in the equity and derivatives trading industries.

If you are interested in applying for a position, please send your resume, cover letter and salary requirements to
Careers@MIAXOptions.com

Current Job Openings

Data Center Operations Engineer

Princeton , New Jersey

The MIAX Options Exchange is currently seeking a Data Center Operations Engineer to become a member of a highly experienced team that works with leading-edge technology to provide innovative solutions to business challenges in the financial services industry.  The Data Center Operations Engineer is primarily responsible for Data Center Operations within MIAX Data Centers including risk management and mitigation, corrective and preventative maintenance of critical infrastructure, capacity planning and metric reporting.  Accountable for managing the operation of data center facilities, supervision of Data Center Operations resources, resource scheduling and for the on-site management of collocation contractors, sub-contractors and vendors.  Ensures all work performed is in accordance with established MIAX standards, practices and procedures.
Responsibilities encompass building and supporting Data Center infrastructure, evaluating new technologies, short and long term project work and continually driving improvements in the Data Center to support exchange based trading platforms and back office business intelligence, clearing and settlement systems.  Key responsibilities include:

  • Assist in providing a 24 x 7 support service to internal & external customers.
  • Provide first line, and where required, second line technical troubleshooting.
  • Direct the planning, coordination, implementation and execution of approved policies, programs and services related to Data Center services.  Serve as the IT technical project lead/task manager and assist with systems implementation.
  • Oversee operations-related projects. Lead data center projects and activities to ensure they are delivered to meet the requirements.
  • Oversee repair of hardware to major component level (e.g. hard disk, NIC card, memory) across a broad range of vendor equipment.
  • Work with departmental managers and other business leaders to coordinate projects, manage capacity, and optimize data center performance, reliability and efficiency.
  • Assist in the design, implementation, commissioning and build out of new facilities, including installation of racks, cable trays, wire management and provisioned power.
  • Installation, relocation and recovery of network, server and storage equipment and hardware to manufacturer standards and industry best practice.
  • Support and execute all data center capacity management for cables and hardware on behalf of the Data Center Operations team such that each item is recorded in a central database/spreadsheet.
  • Control data center stocks (patch cables, patch panels, connectors etc.) and report appropriately.
  • Management of the data centers, in the provision of infrastructure & inventory asset management.
  • Manage the goods in/out process for data center and storage facilities and keep full records for all incoming/outgoing assets and a full availability list of all items in storage.
  • Receipt of damaged/failed hardware and replacement through vendor Return Merchandise Authorization (RMA) process.
  • Manage asset record updates, tracking and placing assets as to their location and status (deployed, ceased etc.).
  • Establish and maintain standards and documentation for facility operations.
  • Ensures activities across data center facilities follow Change Control rules and support documentation is appropriate and correct.
Organizational Structure

The Data Center Operations Engineer will report to the Director of Network Engineering.

Qualifications
  • Experience in managing staff to support daily operational tasks, projects/activities to ensure they are delivered on schedule and to meet the requirements. Leads and directs staff that provide IT services. Assigns work and establishes priorities. Supervises staff on performance of tasks and activities.
  • Awareness of environmental controls within data centers and other technical areas; temperature, humidity, power consumption and cooling.
  • Basic understanding of data center power, cooling and electrical systems.
  • Awareness of power and infrastructure management software and monitoring tools, such as Sentry Power Manager or APC StruxureWare is a plus.
  • Experience in structured cabling infrastructures and knowledge of copper and fiber cable plant distribution systems and industry standards.
  • Basic network knowledge and good experience across a broad range of IT hardware.
  • Basic operating system knowledge of Linux and good experience across a broad range of IT hardware.
  • Experience working in a regulatory environment with deep understanding of Change Control, Incident Management & Problem Management processes and procedures.
  • Heavy experience using Microsoft Visio or similar.
  • Pro-active and flexible with ability to work either as part of a team or as an individual.
  • Effective written and verbal communication at all levels.
  • Strong attention to detail and ability to prioritize effectively.


 

Education and Experience
  • Design and support of large transaction infrastructure; financial or HFT network is a plus
  • Prior experience working in a high performance, low-latency, mission-critical environment
  • CDCTP or  CDCMP Certification desirable or equivalent experience
  • Bachelor's degree in IT/Computer Science or equivalent relative experience
  • If you are interested in applying for a position, please send your resume, cover letter and salary requirements to Careers@MIAXOptions.com

If you are interested in applying for a position, please send your resume, cover letter and salary requirements to Careers@MIAXOptions.com

Compliance Analyst/Officer

Princeton , New Jersey

The MIAX Options and MIAX PEARL Exchanges (“MIAX”) are currently looking for a Compliance Analyst/Officer to join the Compliance Division of MIAX.  The analyst/officer will assist the Chief Compliance Officer (“CCO”) in administering the compliance program at MIAX.  The primary responsibility of the Compliance Analyst/Officer is to administer a compliance program that monitors the firm’s trading systems for compliance with SEC and exchange rules and regulations with a primary focus on the Exchanges’ Regulation SCI program.

  • Liaising with Regulatory, Technology and Operations on systems changes and potential SCI events
  • Providing relevant information to the SEC, including keeping the SEC apprised of systems changes and SCI events 
  • Supporting the incident management process with regards to MIAX ongoing compliance with regulatory requirements
  • Developing internal policies and procedures 
  • Assisting in the preparation of responses to regulatory inquiries, inspections and examinations
  • Providing legal and regulatory guidance regarding exchange, SEC, and FINRA rules
  • Providing legal and regulatory guidance regarding market structure
  • Drafting new options rules
  • Drafting comment letters
  • Managing relationships with SEC regulators on behalf of the exchanges
  • Participating on industry-wide committees
  • Advising senior management on the regulatory impact of strategic initiatives
Qualifications
  • Four years professional experience in a Compliance or Technology role preferred
  • Strong understanding of electronic trading systems is a plus 
  • SEC or SRO experience a plus
  • Strong knowledge of securities laws
  • Strong knowledge of equity and options market structure 
Education and Experience
  • Bachelor’s degree (Computer Science, Engineering or other related field preferred)
  • JD degree a plus 

If you are interested in applying for a position, please send your resume, cover letter and salary requirements to Careers@MIAXOptions.com

Associate QA Automation Developer

Princeton , New Jersey

The MIAX Options and MIAX PEARL Exchanges (“MIAX”) are currently seeking an Associate QA Automation Developer to join a highly experienced software delivery team that provides cutting edge technology solutions supporting exchange middle and back office operations.  This person should be well-versed in automated testing solutions for various types of applications including user-interface, business intelligence, real-time transaction processing and middle-ware systems. 
Major responsibilities include:

  • Strategizing and generating automation test plans to ensure the highest quality software system deliverables.
  • Proactively participating in the review process of the business requirements and functional specifications for the purpose of generating use cases for functional testing. 
  • Generating accurate and comprehensive test cases to test both the logical functional domain as well as the technical domain within the MIAX systems. 
  • Developing automated test tools and frameworks consisting of reusable testing components to enable rapid automated test case development
  • Designing and coding of automated functional tests
  • Executing tests and identifying, reporting and troubleshooting issues
  • Producing automated test case success/failure reports for consumption by key stakeholders
  • At times, performing hands-on testing of user-interfaces and validating system behavior through application log and database mining.
Organizational Structure

The QA Automation Developer will report directly to the Sr. VP of Business Systems Development.

Qualifications
  • Strong knowledge of the QA testing process and best practices
  • Exposure to testing of user-interface and transaction-processing systems
  • Strong experience using the LINUX command line interface
  • Knowledge of one or more automated test tools such as Selenium, PhantomJS, CasperJS, etc.
  • Experience with Java, JavaScript, JSON, RestFul APIs, XML, HTML and CSS
  • Experience with Cucumber/Gherkin a big plus
  • Knowledge of scripting languages such as Python, Perl, etc.
  • Knowledge of SQL queries and concepts
  • Effective analytical and problem solving skills a must
  • Excellent verbal and communication skills required
  • Must be a self-motivated, dynamic, organized and responsible team player
Education and Experience
  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in Computer Science or Engineering or related field
  • 3+ years of experience in software development
  • 3+ years of experience in software QA/testing a strong plus
  • 3+ years of experience with automated testing tools a strong plus

If you are interested in applying for a position, please send your resume, cover letter and salary requirements to Careers@MIAXOptions.com

Trading Operations Support Specialist

Princeton , New Jersey

We are currently looking for a highly motivated and hands-on Trading Operations Support Specialist to join the MIAX Trading Operations Team.  This person must demonstrate an ability to work comfortably within a fast paced trading environment.  This person should also have the capacity to develop and troubleshoot comprehensive test scenarios, which are validated against the testing system.

The Support Specialist will join MIAX as a member of the MIAX Trading Operations Team. Trading Operations, System Operations and Network Infrastructure teams together staff the MIAX Network and Operations Control Center (NOCC).  The Trading Operations team is responsible for all front line customer support.  Customer support includes client interface testing, connectivity procurement, system functionality, configurations and general trade support.  

In addition, MIAX Trading Operations Team is responsible for creating automated Quality Assurance testing scenarios to ensure adherence to the functional requirements of the MIAX exchange Trading Systems.  
 

Main responsibilities include:

  • Provide timely resolution of technical and user specific issues and requests
  • Develop a deep understanding of Business System Requirement documents and translate that knowledge into automated production test scenarios
  • Communicate potential issues and unusual behavior in the trading system to department management, MIAX senior officers and member firms
  • Engage in continuous process evaluation and improvement
  • Assist Department Manager with Industry based calls
  • Maintain knowledge of industry trends and their impact on trade support
  • Troubleshoot technical and functional issues based on exchange Rules and system design
Organizational Structure

The MIAX Trading Operations Support Specialist will report directly to the Vice President of Trading Operations & Listings. 

Qualifications
  • Function at a high level and prioritize critical tasks in a dynamically changing environment
  • Experience in electronic trading and trade desk support is a plus
  • QA experience and creating use cases is a plus
  • Demonstrate excellent organizational, written and oral communication skills
  • Key candidate will be able  to drive problems toward resolution 
  • Motivated individual with ability to work independently, as a team member and across departments
  • Possess a strong sense of ownership and responsibility
  • Proficient computer skills with Microsoft Excel, Word and Outlook.  Advanced Excel skills highly desired.  Visio and PowerPoint a plus
  • Familiarity with Thomson Reuters Eikon, Livevol or other market data vendor platforms
Education and Experience
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Finance, Accounting, Economics or Options industry experience preferred
  • Knowledge/prior use of JIRA tracking software is a plus
  • Options industry background is a plus
  • Series 7 is a plus

If you are interested in applying for a position, please send your resume, cover letter and salary requirements to Careers@MIAXOptions.com

Trading Operations Quality Assurance Analyst

PRINCETON , New Jersey
We are currently looking for a highly motivated and hands-on Quality Assurance Analyst to join the MIAX Trading Operations Team.  This person must demonstrate experience leading and proactively participating in the end-to-end system testing process within a fast paced trading environment.  This person should also have the capacity to develop, author and troubleshoot comprehensive test scenarios which are validated against the testing system.

The Trading Operations team is responsible for all front line customer support.  Customer support includes client interface testing, connectivity procurement, system functionality, configurations and general trade support.  

In addition, the team is responsible for creating automated Quality Assurance testing scenarios to ensure adherence to the functional and non-functional requirements of the MIAX exchange Trading Systems.  

Main responsibilities include:
  • Leading and participating in the MIAX Quality Assurance program
  • Proactively participating in reviewing of business requirements for the purpose of developing test case scenarios that ensure complete test coverage of application functionality
  • Developing, maintaining and executing test plans and test cases that validate new features and releases
  • Creating traceability matrices that track MIAX software defects
  • Ensuring all software issues are reported and handled efficiently per the MIAX software defect remediation process
  • Participating in all aspects of a full-life cycle development methodology 
  • Performing application certification with external clients to ensure smooth transition of new features being enabled in the production environment
  • Communicating status efficiently and ensuring the team is on track for all manual testing
Organizational Structure

The Trading Operations Quality Assurance Analyst will report directly to the Vice President of Trading Operations and Listings.

Qualifications
  • Must have thorough knowledge of the Quality Assurance testing process and best practices
  • Experience with an automated testing platform in an integrated testing environment
  • Strong internal and external verbal and written communication skills are a must
  • Must have demonstrated accomplishments in testing user-interface and transaction-processing systems
  • Effective analytical and problem solving skills
  • Required to be a self-motivated, patient, dynamic, organized and responsible team player
  • Function at a high level and prioritize critical tasks in a dynamically changing environment
  • Possess a strong sense of ownership and responsibility
  • Experience in software QA/testing
  • Experience testing trade execution systems at an exchange or for an ECN/ATS is a plus
Education and Experience
  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent in IT/Computer Science
  • Knowledge/prior use of JIRA tracking software is a plus
  • Options industry background is a plus

If you are interested in applying for a position, please send your resume, cover letter and salary requirements to Careers@MIAXOptions.com