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Database Architect & Technical Director in Work From Home at TradeStation

Date Posted: 3/1/2024

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Who We Are:
TradeStation is an online brokerage firm seeking to level the playing field for self-directed investors and traders, empowering them to claim their individual financial edge.  At TradeStation, we're continuously pushing the boundaries of what's possible, encouraging out-of-the-box thinking and relentless search for innovation.

What We Are Looking For:
Do you love the challenge of designing and building mission-critical low-latency distributed systems with high transaction rates?  If so, we have an opportunity for you as a developer, architect and leader on an Agile team building high performance, real-time systems for financial applications.  A key part of the role is delivering new services to our customers by modernizing our database architecture and engineering practices.  Success in this role requires a strong technical background with a high degree of proficiency and creativity.

What You'll Be Doing:
  • Design and develop new database solutions, both on-prem and cloud
  • Be a technical thought leader and mentor
  • Work in a cross-functional team in a DevOps environment
  • Maintain and improve existing systems and applications
The Skills You Bring:
  • Demonstrated technical leadership
  • Advanced knowledge of MS SQL Server 2016 or above
  • Expert in SQL and database programming
  • Must be a team player that is assertive, passionate, and goal-oriented
  • Ability to make design decisions, perform code reviews and mentor team members
  • Solid communication, organization and prioritization skills
  • Strong understanding of Agile methodologies, DevOps, continuous delivery and related concepts
  • Familiarity with modern software design principles and patterns
  • Expertise in systems design, development, implementation and deployment processes
  • Experience with distributed and scalable software architectures; understanding of CAP theorem
  • Understanding of NoSQL and document databases
  • Cloud architecture and deployment (AWS or Azure)
  • Hands-on experience with mission-critical systems
  • Knowledge of financial markets/trading
Minimum Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering/Computer Science/Mathematics or equivalent
  • Minimum 8 years of relevant experience
What We Offer:
  • Collaborative work environment
  • Competitive Salaries
  • Yearly bonus and generous 401k plan
  • Comprehensive benefits for you and your family starting Day 1
  • Unlimited Paid Time Off
  • Flexible working environment
  • TradeStation Account employee benefits, as well as full access to trading education materials
  • Pay Range (US) $190-210K (Countries outside of the US have differing ranges in accordance with local labor markets)

TradeStation provides equal employment opportunities to current and prospective employees, without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, sexual orientation, age, pregnancy, disability, handicap, citizenship, veteran or marital status, or any other legally recognized status entitled to protection under federal, state, or local anti-discrimination laws.

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