Spectrum is the latest in a long line of trader-focused innovations from the IG Group, an innovative new approach to retail trading for those who want 24-hour trading access to the markets with complete transparency, increased choice and maximum control.
Headquartered in Frankfurt, Germany, we offer a new way of dealing in securitised derivatives for the Pan-European retail market; aimed at financial institutions and their retail investors. Since launch, trading has been available in: Germany, France, Italy, Spain, Sweden, Norway, the Netherlands, Ireland, and Finland.
Our best-in-class technology ensures we safely match a significant number of orders and process multiple quotes every second, meaning retail investors can be confident in trading what they want, at the price they want, at any time. BaFin authorised, we're forever exploring new ways to light up potential within people, technology and the markets, so that we can enable our customers, and importantly their retail investors, greater access to unlock a new world of opportunities. Opening the door to a more regulated, reliable, and rewarding tomorrow.
By defying convention, removing complexity, and working closer with our customers, it is our belief that we can empower the retail trading community.
How you'll progress:
Your development is important to us. We work in a fast-paced project environment where change is constant, but you’ll always have support to get better at what you do – and be rewarded for hard work. If you’re up for the challenge, you’ll have opportunities to try new things and broaden your skills.
You work on the interface between functional and technical operations what will open you a great overall development potential. As part of a growing organization you will find multiple development paths around trading and exchange technology.
Where you'll work:
As part of our global team, you’ll work in a friendly and lively environment. Our comfortable, cutting-edge offices have everything you need to succeed:
• Flexible work spaces and hot desks
• Private quiet rooms
• Breakout and refreshment areas
You are part of the Spectrum team in Frankfurt and will work in a nice modern office in the center of Frankfurt with a great view on the Main. In addition to working in the office or from home you will visit partners or colleagues in other Spectrum offices across Europe.
What you'll get:
As well as having the chance to attend regular social events and join special-interest groups, you get an attractive selection of benefits working with IG:
• Flexible working hours and work-from-home opportunities
• Performance-related bonuses
• Career-focused technical market and leadership training
• Contribution to gym memberships and more
• A day off on your birthday
• Two days’ volunteering leave per year
Who you'll be:
We are looking for passionate specialists with knowledge of trading and technical connection to trading systems as well as experience in supporting and educating people around these topics.
You should have:
• Experience in connection of systems to a trading platform and respective conformance tests
• Related standards especially FIX protocol
• Overall understanding of technology and respective processes
• Good German and English language skills
Additional assets are:
• Test and database knowledge
• Experience from work at a trading company or a respective vendor