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Careers at Interactive Brokers

Careers at Interactive Brokers

Building the brokerage of tomorrow...today

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We empower traders and investors with the most advanced technology.
Transform how over two million people trade around the globe with us.

Innovators Wanted

We are looking for people who see opportunity where others see the status quo. At Interactive Brokers, every one of our exceptional and dedicated employees plays a role in keeping our technology on the cutting-edge, and our company at the forefront of the electronic trading industry.

Our employees work on projects that impact clients around the world in a dynamic startup-style culture. We offer opportunities to push the boundaries of technology. Why will you choose Interactive Brokers?

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Our Projects

Our teams take pride in building our technology.
Learn more about some of our recent projects below.

Our Business

For over 40 years, Interactive Brokers has been the pioneer of the electronic trading revolution. We rapidly scaled from a small U.S. options market-maker into a sizable global trading firm by leveraging the power of technology and automation.

Recognizing an opportunity to provide low-cost brokerage services to individuals and institutions seeking alternatives to high-priced firms, we opened our vast intercontinental electronic network and trade execution services to clients. Today, we serve 2.43M clients in over 200 countries and territories worldwide.*

Since inception, we have been committed to delivering value through technological innovation, and providing our clients with unprecedented access to global markets at the lowest cost.


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IBKR News

September|Barron's

Interactive Brokers Founder on Inflation, the Market and AI Investing

Interactive Brokers Founder and Chairman Thomas Peterffy joins the At Barron's video series to discuss Interactive Brokers' history and the business today, the impact of technology on investing, the current state of the markets and Interactive Brokers' competitive interest and margin rates.

August|Hubbis

Interactive Brokers' Asia Head Sees Strong Growth Ahead and Closer Alignment with the Wealth Management Community

The article features an interview with David Friedland, Managing Director of Interactive Brokers for APAC, discussing key developments for Interactive Brokers in Asia, as well as trends impacting the wealth management industry in the region.

August|Seeking Alpha

Interactive Brokers launches fractional shares trading for Canadian stocks, ETFs

The article features the launch of fractional shares trading for eligible Canadian stocks and ETFs.

July|MarketWatch

U.S. soft landing is 'wishful thinking,' says billionaire businessman Thomas Peterffy. 'The market should be much lower.'

Interactive Brokers Founder and Chairman Thomas Peterffy speaks with MarketWatch about his outlook for the market, the rise of options trading, his personal story, and IBKR's expansion of Overnight Trading.

July|WSJ

Like Trading Stocks in Your PJs? You've Got Options

Story on IBKR's expansion of Overnight Trading Hours enabling clients to trade over 10,000 US stocks and ETFs.

June|Barron's

The Best Online Brokers of 2023

Story on Interactive Brokers being awarded 5 out of 5 stars and ranked #1 for a sixth consecutive year by Barron's.

June|Barron's

2023's Best Brokers: The Breakdown

Story on Barron's findings for the 2023 Best Online Broker survey ranking, highlighting Interactive Brokers' global trading capabilities, as well as IBKR GlobalTrader, IBKR GlobalAnalyst and IBKR Desktop.

April|Financial Times

Fed up with low rates on deposits, US savers snap up government debt

Story on retail investors purchasing record amounts of Treasury bills while bank deposits drop to near two-year low, including comments from Steve Sanders, EVP of Marketing and Product Development at Interactive Brokers.

April|CNBC

Thomas Peterffy on CNBC's Squawk Box

Interactive Brokers Founder and Chairman Thomas Peterffy joins CNBC to discuss the health of the retail investing community, IBKR earnings and crypto investing.

Cryptocurrency trading is only available to eligible clients of Interactive Brokers LLC and Interactive Brokers Hong Kong.

Trading in digital assets, including cryptocurrencies, is especially risky and is only for individuals with a high risk tolerance and the financial ability to sustain losses. All trading and custody of digital assets for clients of IB LLC is provided by Paxos Trust Company ("Paxos") in an account held in the client's name at Paxos. Digital assets held with Paxos are not protected by SIPC. Eligibility restrictions apply. Cryptocurrency trading through Interactive Brokers Hong Kong is powered by OSL Digital Securities.

April|Barron's

How Good Are Your Custodians' Options for Client Cash?

The article notes custodians offering higher-paying default options, highlighting that clients of Interactive Brokers can earn up to USD 4.33% on cash balances.

Long settled cash balances held in the securities segment of accounts with NAV>100k earn the stated interest rate, March 27, 2023, and those with NAV<100k earn a proportional rate. Cash held in the commodities segment of an account does not earn interest. For more information, see ibkr.com/interestpaid.

April|Wall Street Journal

Retail Brokerages' New Battleground: Cash

The article notes the effort by brokerages to offer customers higher returns on cash, highlighting that clients of Interactive Brokers can earn up to USD 4.33% on cash balances.

March|Barron's

Interactive Brokers Introduces Custom Indexing for RIAs

Story on a new Custom Indexing tool for Registered Investment Advisors, including comments from Steve Sanders, EVP of Marketing and Product Development at Interactive Brokers.

March|CNBC

Thomas Peterffy on CNBC' 'Last Call'

Interactive Brokers Founder and Chairman Thomas Peterffy joins CNBC to discuss Interactive Brokers' business model following the collapse of Silicon Valley Bank.

March|Barron's

How Not to Get Ripped Off When Trading Options

The article discusses the options market and why spreads are important for investors to pay attention to, including comments from Thomas Peterffy, Founder and Chairman of Interactive Brokers, on the topic.

February|CNBC

Thomas Peterffy on CNBC's 'Squawk on the Street'

Interactive Brokers Founder and Chairman Thomas Peterffy joins CNBC to discuss rising interest rates and the impact on Interactive Brokers, the interest that the company pays on uninvested cash balances, and how clients are positioned in the current environment.

February|InvestmentNews

Schwab's game plan for a TD touchdown

The article discusses consolidation in the financial advice industry and notes the opportunity for Interactive Brokers to highlight its advanced technology, lowest costs, and availability of products worldwide to financial advisors, as well as the company's recent growth in the number of Registered Investment Advisors on its platform.

February|Financial Times

Meme-stock 2.0: Wall Street's retail trading boom is back

The article notes the recent rise in retail trading activity and quotes Thomas Peterffy, Founder and Chairman of Interactive Brokers, commenting on this trend, and highlights the company's growth in client accounts and continued focus on advanced traders.

February |CNBC

Thomas Peterffy on CNBC's 'Power Lunch'

Interactive Brokers Founder and Chairman Thomas Peterffy joins CNBC to discuss how clients of Interactive Brokers are positioned in the current environment and the interest that clients can earn on uninvested cash balances.

February|MarketWatch

'Cash is the cool kid on the block': High-yield savings accounts, Treasury bills, money market funds, and CDs – here's where your cash can earn up to 4.5%

The article discusses the recent focus on cash and 'cash equivalent' products and includes comments from Steve Sanders, EVP of Marketing and Product Development at Interactive Brokers, highlighting the 4.08% interest rate that the company pays on uninvested cash balances.

February|Wall Street Journal

Are Individual Investors Shifting From Stocks to Cash?

The article notes a recent rise in assets in money market funds and includes comments from Thomas Peterffy, Founder and Chairman of Interactive Brokers, highlighting how clients of Interactive Brokers can benefit from the 4.08% interest rate that the company pays on uninvested cash balances.

February|Traders Magazine

Interactive Brokers Introduces IBUSOPT

The article features the launch of the new IBUSOPT order destination designed to offer clients the opportunity to interact with IBKR SmartRoutedTM order flow and have their orders filled in between the National Best Bid/Offer (NBBO).

January|CNBC

Thomas Peterffy on CNBC's "Squawk Box"

Interactive Brokers Founder and Chairman Thomas Peterffy joins CNBC to discuss the company's fourth quarter earnings, the interest that IBKR clients can earn on uninvested cash balances, how investors are positioned in the current environment, and the potential impact of the SEC's market structure proposals.

January|Wall Street Journal

Bonds Over Stocks: The New 60-40 Portfolio

The article discusses recent investor demand for bonds and highlights the growth in Interactive Brokers' bond trading platform.

January|WealthBriefing

Thomas Peterffy on WealthBriefing's "WealthTalk"

Interactive Brokers Founder and Chairman Thomas Peterffy joins WealthBriefing's "WealthTalk" to discuss the history of Interactive Brokers and how it fits into the wealth management industry, including the ways the company's automated platform and lost cost offerings benefit wealth managers and their end-clients.

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Interactive Brokers in the News

Internship Program Podcast Part 2
NPR's Planet Money Interview with Thomas Peterffy

Our CEO Thomas Peterffy, considered "the father of high speed trading" and a truly great innovator, explains how our company was born out of a single great idea.

Listen to the Interview

Award Winning Platform & Services

Interactive Brokers Securities Japan is a subsidiary of Interactive Brokers Group.

StockBrokers.com 2024 rated #1 for Professional Trading

#1 Professional Trading
#1 International Trading

Nerdwallet Award

Best Online Broker,
for Advanced Traders

Interactive Brokers was Rated #1 - Best Online Broker ... Again - 2023 by Barron's

#1 Best Online Broker
5 out of 5 stars

Investopedia 2024 Award - Best Broker for Advanced Trading Options

Best Broker for Advanced
Trading Options

BrokerChooser 2024 Award - Best Online Broker

Best Online Broker

Why Develop at
Interactive Brokers

Our unique culture and structure enable our employees to continue to push the boundaries of technology to drive our business forward. We empower our employees to work on the best ideas and we don't let bureaucracy get in the way of innovation.

If you like the thought of working for the firm that facilitates more trades than any broker in the world but still fosters the atmosphere of an energetic start-up, find your role at Interactive Brokers today.

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Interactive Brokers Facts



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Locations

We are a global company headquartered in Greenwich, Connecticut, with over 2,750+ employees in offices in the USA, Hungary, Estonia, Russia, Switzerland, Canada, Hong Kong, UK, Australia, Japan, India, and China.


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San FranciscoCalifornia

ChicagoIllinois

West Palm BeachFlorida

WashingtonD.C.

GreenwichConnecticut

MontrealCanada

LondonEngland

ZugSwitzerland

TallinnEstonia

MumbaiIndia

Hong KongChina

TokyoJapan

SydneyAustralia

Budapest Hungary

St. Petersburg Russia

NYCNew York

VancouverCanada

ShanghaiChina

Locations

We are a global company headquartered in Greenwich, Connecticut, with over 2,750+ employees in offices in the USA, Hungary, Estonia, Russia, Switzerland, Canada, Hong Kong, UK, Australia, Japan, India, and China.


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Benefits and Incentives

Benefits and Incentives

As an employee of Interactive Brokers, you will enjoy a competitive and comprehensive benefits and compensation package. While the specifics of each country's package may vary, most of our offices offer some version of the following, plus more:

Competitive Pay with discretionary bonus packages which include company stock grants

Private Medical Insurance that include extensive Vision, Dental and Prescription coverage

Pension Scheme
(generous company match)

Daily Lunch Allowance

Wellness Incentives

Flexible Spending Accounts

Paid Personal Time and Sick Leave

Sustainability

Check out our Sustainability Initiatives

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*Interactive Brokers Group and its affiliates. For additional information view our Investors Relations - Earnings Release section.

HR Statement

IBKR is committed to security and privacy, not just for our employees and clients but also for potential candidates seeking employment at IBKR.

It is important to note when communicating with recruiters or hiring managers:

  • All candidates will be asked to apply through our career site or 3rd party site that will direct your application to our career site.
  • Candidates deemed qualified and moved to the interview stage will be asked to do a video interview when meeting with the manager or recruiter.
  • A recruiter will never ask for personal information (i.e., Date of Birth, Tax ID) during the interview process.
  • Any personal information needed for employment will only be collected once an offer letter or employment agreement is sent and signed. The collection
    of any personal data is done through a secure, password-protected portal.
  • Under no circumstances will any IBKR Employee ask for personal information via text or email.