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

Attorney

PRINCETON , New Jersey

The MIAX Option Exchanges are currently looking for an attorney to join the Office of General Counsel in its Princeton, NJ office.  The attorney will provide securities and legal guidance to senior management, technology department, regulatory department and business operations.  

Responsibilities

  • Providing legal guidance regarding exchange, SEC, and FINRA rules
  • Providing legal guidance regarding market structure
  • Drafting new options rules
  • Reviewing new business and technology initiatives for regulatory and compliance impact
Qualifications
  • Member in good standing with a state bar
  • 3-7 years relevant legal or compliance experience
  • SEC or SRO experience a plus
  • Strong knowledge of securities laws
  • Knowledge of options market structure a plus
  • Law firm experience in contract law, intellectual property or general corporate securities matters a plus
  • Q/A testing experience a plus

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

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 optimized infrastructure, evaluating new technologies, short and long term project work and continually driving improvements in performance 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 Systems Infrastructure management team.

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; particularly Cisco and Juniper.
  • Basic operating system knowledge (Windows, Linux) and good experience across a broad range of IT hardware; particularly Dell.
  • 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
  • Knowledge of financial markets, market data and real-time feed dissemination
  • 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

MIAX Options – C++ Application Developer

Princeton , New Jersey

The MIAX Options Exchange is currently looking for a highly motivated C++ Application Developer with 2 – 3 years of application development experience. Major responsibilities include:

  • Developing high quality software written in C++ to meet deliverable timelines and requirements for:
    • MIAX’s Proprietary Verify Tool Automated Testing Platform
    • MIAX Trading Systems Platforms
  • Adhering to MIAX’s software development life cycle process/methodology
  • Building business level subject matter expertise in trading systems functionality and processing  
  • Provide second level support for production on an ad hoc basis when necessary  
Organizational Structure
  • The developer will be an integral part of a core development team and report to the Trading System Development management team.
Qualifications
  • Must have strong C++ knowledge and debugging skills in a Linux environment
  • Solid knowledge of Object Oriented Programming concepts a must
  • Full software development life cycle experience preferred
  • Must possess strong knowledge of advanced data structures
  • Knowledge of the BOOST libraries and STL a plus
  • Knowledge of scripting languages such as Python, Shell, and Perl a plus
  • Must have excellent organizational and communication skills
  • Must be able to work effectively in a team environment
  • Experience developing automated testing solutions a plus
  • Experience with Financial Industry interfaces such as FIX, OPRA, CTA or UTP a plus
Education and Experience
  • Minimum of a Bachelor's degree or equivalent in IT/Computer Science
  • 2 - 3+ years of experience in C++ development

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

MIAX National Operations Control Center – Network Analyst

Princeton , New Jersey

MIAX is currently looking for a Network Analyst to be responsible for managing the successful technical operation of the MIAX’s production trading networking environments and the tools supporting the network.  This person must be self-motivated, detailed oriented and a team player. The role requires interaction with Network Engineering, Trading Systems Help Desk, Systems Operations, Software Development, the Business Strategy Group and the Exchange’s customer base.  

The major areas of responsibility are:

  • Developing automation of proprietary monitoring tools to improve network monitoring and customization of vendor tools.  Performing network data analysis and data reporting to support Trading Operations.
  • Operating and monitoring the MIAX network infrastructure in support of MIAX’s Exchanges. These are mission critical, high volume, real-time transaction processing environments.
  • Participate in managing the change control process, implementation and fallback planning, business continuity planning and supporting periodic testing.
Organizational Structure

The Network Analyst will report to the SVP – Trading Systems Development & Systems Operations.

Qualifications
  • Programming (Java, C++, etc.) and scripting skills (Perl, Python, Shell, and etc.) a must.
  • Strong Knowledge of the LINUX command line interface a must.
  • Basic knowledge of network communications protocols such as TCP/IP, Multicast, BGP, other routing protocols and SNMP.
  • Understanding of OSI model (Layers 1-7).
  • Experience with network monitoring and troubleshooting tools a plus.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite with intermediate to advanced knowledge of Excel and/or Visio a plus.
  • Basic knowledge of common Financial Industry protocols, such as FIX, OPRA, CTS & UTP market data feed protocols a plus.
  • Ability to work effectively as an individual or within a team.
  • Good troubleshooting skills and excellent communication and organizational skills.
Education and Experience
  • Minimum of a Bachelor's degree in IT/Computer Science.
  • 3+ years of programming experience.
  • Programming experience in a technical domain such as networking or systems software a plus.
  • 2+ years of working in network operations or engineering in a financial organization a plus.
  • 2+ years of experience as a UNIX Administrator in a real-time systems environment a plus.
  • Trading systems environment support a plus.
  • Knowledge of equity and/or options products 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

Information Security Engineer

PRINCETON , New Jersey


The MIAX Options Exchange is seeking a strong Information Security Engineer for its Princeton, NJ office.  The successful candidate will have the ability to learn and implement cutting edge technology as well as the ability to work in both an individual and group environment. The candidate will serve as an expert resource to the various network, application and infrastructure teams who support the MIAX trading platform and will be a direct report to the Chief Security Officer. This position requires a highly motivated individual who will relish working in a true startup environment.

Organizational Structure

Information Security Engineer will report directly to the Chief Security Officer.

Qualifications
  • Advanced knowledge of information systems security concepts, technologies, best practices, and procedures
  • Experience with intrusion detection systems and web application firewalls
  • Experience with security information and event management (SIEM) tools
  • Experience with EnCase Enterprise
  • Experience with incident response and vulnerability management
  • Ability to perform root cause forensics investigations
  • Experience using vulnerability and penetration test tools
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Windows client/server, Unix/Linux systems, and VMware
  • Advanced understanding of TCP/IP and common network protocols
  • Ability to learn quickly and adapt to changing requirements
  • Broad understanding of all aspects of IT and enterprise systems interoperability
  • Broad understanding of Active Directory
  • Ability to express complex technical concepts effectively, both verbally and in writing
  • Ability to work well with people from many different disciplines with varying degrees of technical experience
Education and Experience
  • Bachelor's degree in computer science, engineering or a related discipline, or the equivalent combination of education, technical training or work/military experience.
  • 5+ years' of information security experience
  • Forensic investigation and Legal Hold and Discovery experience strongly preferred 
  • Experience in design and implementation in firewalls, DNS, IDS/IPS, anti-virus, content filtering, data loss prevention, endpoint security, email security, work vulnerability scanning, incident management and disk encryption technologies
  • Experience in a regulated (Financial, Pharmaceutical, Health Care) industry is highly desired
  • Candidate must possess one or more of the following certifications:
    • Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
    • Systems Security Certified Practitioner (SSCP)
    • Certification and Accreditation Professional (CAP)
    • Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer: Security (MCSE: Security)
    • Cisco Certified Security Professional (CCSP)
    • Certified Information Security Manager (CISM)
    • Certified Information System Auditor (CISA)
    • Certified Information Security Manager (CISM)
    • GIAC Security Expert (GSE)
    • GIAC Systems and Network Auditor (GSNA)
    • GIAC IT Security Audit Essentials (GSAE)
  • Candidates with any of the following certifications are strongly preferred:
    • GIAC Certified Forensic Analyst (GCFA)
    • Certified Forensic Computer Examiner (CFCE)
    • Certified Electronic Evidence Collection Specialist (CEECS)
    • Certified Information Forensics Investigator (CIFI)
    • Certified Computer Forensics Examiner (CCFE)
    • Certified Computer Examiner (CCE)

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

Information Security Analyst

PRINCETON , New Jersey

The MIAX Options Exchange is seeking a strong Information Security Analyst for its Princeton, NJ office.  This is an entry-level position where the successful candidate will have the ability to learn and implement cutting edge technology as well as the ability to work in both an individual and group environment. The candidate will serve as a resource to the various network, application and infrastructure teams who support the MIAX trading platform and will be a direct report to the Chief Security Officer. This position requires a highly motivated individual who will relish working in a true startup environment.

Organizational Structure

Information Security Analyst will report directly to the Chief Security Officer.

Qualifications
  • Fundamental understanding of Linux and Windows operating systems, including:
    • Shell and Command Line interfaces
    • Grep and RegEx 
    • Syslog and Event viewer
    • LDAP and Active Directory
  • Basic knowledge of information systems security concepts, technologies, best practices, and procedures
  • Understanding of intrusion detection & prevention systems and web application firewalls
  • Basic understanding of security information and event management (SIEM) tools
  • Willingness to assist in root cause forensic investigations
  • Experience using vulnerability and penetration test tools
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Windows client/server, Unix/Linux systems, and VMware
  • Advanced understanding of TCP/IP and common network protocols
  • Basic knowledge of scripting languages such as Bash, Perl, & Python
  • Ability to learn quickly and adapt to changing requirements
  • Broad understanding of all aspects of IT and enterprise systems interoperability
  • Ability to express complex technical concepts effectively, both verbally and in writing
  • Ability to work well with people from many different disciplines with varying degrees of technical experience
Education and Experience
  • Bachelor's degree in computer science, engineering or a related discipline, or the equivalent combination of education, technical training or work/military experience.
  • Job or school related Information security experience
  • Forensic investigation and Legal Hold and Discovery experience strongly preferred 
  • Basic understanding of key technologies such as: firewalls, DNS, anti-virus, content filtering, data loss prevention, endpoint security, email security, network vulnerability scanning, incident management and disk encryption technologies

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