Who we are IG is a forward-thinking and innovative Fintech that has been at the forefront of trading innovation since being founded in 1974. Today, we are positioned as a global leader incorporating the IG, tastytrade, IG Prime, Spectrum and DailyFX brands. In taking on the challenge to deliver an unmatched experience for our clients and raising the bar for tomorrow's opportunities, our award-winning in-house platform provides over 400,000 active global investors with fast, reliable and flexible access to over 17,000 global financial markets.
With operations in 20 countries and across five continents, we know our success is only possible because of our people, who we encourage and empower to be brave, determined, and inventive.
Join us if you'd like to work in an inclusive, collaborative team that will recognise your talent and allow you to shine.
Our purpose is simple, to power the pursuit of financial freedom for the ambitious.
What we look for in applicants We want to speak to Technologists who can collaborate with leaders and contributors across the IG Group technology stack, whilst also integrating seamlessly with Design, Quality Assurance, Data Science, and Product Management. Our teams are broken into core platform teams and cross-functional teams.
We look for enthusiastic, curious, and open-minded people to help us continuously improve our business and lead the way in an ever-changing and reactive industry. You, like us, understand the importance of collaboration and are driven to be the best in what you do. You embody our three core values: To champion the client - Learn fast together - Raise the bar.
You want to be part of a proudly carbon-neutral company that will prioritise your well-being and that of the world around you, helping to create a brighter future for all. We are a company that embraces diversity and welcomes everyone with respect, regardless of race, age, sexual orientation, gender, identification, faith or culture.
Mobile Development We build, create and ideate mobile apps helping hundreds of thousands of people daily to trade and invest anywhere in the world. We have two Mobile teams developing the flagship Android and iOS Trading applications. As part of an Agile/Scrum development team, Developers work with modern technologies for Mobile Frontend and Backend (Kotlin/Swift), as well as Native Mobile that are critical to our client-facing trading platform.
Backend Development We are passionate about delivering the best solutions for high-quality and high-performing financial services that heavily rely on high-throughput low-latency trading systems. Our Developer positions offer the opportunity to work with critical backend technologies that include: Java, C++, REST, AMQ, Kafka, JMS and Spring Boot. Use of standard Agile development life cycle to: Analysis, Design, Unit Testing and Release of code.
How you'll grow Your personal and professional development is important to us. As a company that's constantly redefining the boundaries of possibility, we'll challenge you to push yourself, accelerate your ambitions and rise to new levels of excellence. We know that's a big ask, so we'll make sure that you're supported all the way, getting the backing you need and the recognition you deserve.
If you connect with our vision and can get behind it, you'll be rewarded with countless opportunities to experience new things and enhance your abilities.
We operate a transparent and open working environment allowing you to learn fast together, raise the bar and champion the client.
Check out our IG Culture Book to learn more: https://iggroup.pagetiger.com/ig-culture-book
Where you'll work As part of our hybrid working environment, you'll split your time between home and the office but will require on average two days a week in the London office to collaborate with colleagues and the wider Tech Team.
Come to work in a comfortable, state-of-the-art office containing everything you need to succeed. With access to agile and ergonomic workstations designed to support our roles. Our spacious, open-plan offices provide a modern, dynamic setting for you to excel. You can also make use of the roof terrace with fabulous views across the Thames and London.
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 Benefits Package on top of your salary (x%)
Private medical cover for you and your family
Contribution to gym memberships
25 Days holiday, with 1 additional day off to celebrate your Birthday & 2 additional days off a year for voluntary work (28 in total
The option to buy or sell holiday days.
Unlimited access to the LinkedIn Learning Platform
A comprehensive global and local onboarding process
Employee-led LGBTQ+, Women's, Black and Parents & Carers networks with an annual budget for organising events & projects that foster an open, diverse and inclusive culture
Option to participate and create ESG initiatives based on IG Brighter Future Fund