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Director, Software Engineering & Architecture in Work From Home at TradeStation

Date Posted: 3/21/2024

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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:
We are looking for a Director, Software Engineering & Architecture who will lead and oversee the development and implementation of software solutions for our organization. You will work closely with cross-functional teams, including developers, engineers, and stakeholders, to design and architect scalable and efficient solutions that meet business requirements. Your role will involve providing technical leadership, driving innovation, and ensuring the successful delivery of projects.

The ideal candidate has solid technical acumen and has built retail mobile applications, innate leadership skills, and a passion for delivering exceptional results in a dynamic and fast-paced environment.  This individual should possess deep technical expertise in software architecture, including proficiency with Swift and SwiftUI for iOS and Kotlin and Jetpack Compose for Android. They should also have a solid understanding of GraphQL, Kubernetes, and microservice architectures.  Exceptional problem-solving skills and the ability to communicate effectively with technical and non-technical stakeholders are crucial.

What You'll Be Doing:
  • Lead and manage a team of native iOS & Android developers and solutions architects, providing technical guidance and support throughout the software development lifecycle
  • Collaborate with stakeholders to understand business requirements and translate them into technical solutions that align with the organization's goals
  • Design and architect scalable and efficient software solutions, considering factors such as performance, security, and maintainability
  • Drive innovation by staying updated with emerging technologies and industry best practices, and incorporating them into the development process
  • Ensure the successful delivery of projects by managing timelines, resources, and budgets, and mitigating risks and issues
  • Foster a culture of collaboration and knowledge sharing within the team, promoting continuous learning and professional development
  • Establish and maintain strong relationships with internal and external stakeholders, including clients and vendors, to ensure effective communication and alignment of objectives
The Skills You Bring:
  • Proven experience in a leadership role as a Solutions Architect or similar, with a strong background in software development and architecture
  • In-depth knowledge of native iOS and Android development working with technologies such as Swift & SwiftUI, Kotlin, Jetpack Compose.
  • Experience working with GraphQL, Kubernetes, and microservice architectures.
  • Strong understanding of architectural patterns, design principles, and best practices for building scalable and secure software solutions
  • Excellent problem-solving and analytical skills, with the ability to identify and address complex technical challenges
  • Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to effectively collaborate with cross-functional teams and communicate technical concepts to non-technical stakeholders
  • Proven experience in project management, including managing timelines, resources, and budgets
  • Leadership and team management skills, with the ability to motivate and inspire a team to achieve goals
  • Proactive and innovative mindset, with a passion for driving continuous improvement and staying updated with industry trends
Minimum Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, or a related field
Desired Qualifications:
  • Master's degree is preferred
What We Offer:
  • Collaborative work environment
  • Competitive Salaries
  • Yearly bonus
  • 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) $190-215K (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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