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Principal Software Engineer, Tech Lead in Work From Home at TradeStation

Date Posted: 6/26/2024

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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 seeking a Principal Software Engineer, Tech Lead to oversee our API development initiatives. This role requires a leader who can effectively balance technical expertise with team management in a fast-paced environment.
This role is designed for those who are ready to lead and innovate within a dynamic, technology-driven company. If you’re prepared to make a significant impact, we invite you to apply to TradeStation.

What You'll Be Doing:
  • Lead and mentor a team of backend developers and testers, driving the development of scalable and secure API infrastructure
  • Oversee the entire service lifecycle—from design to deployment—focusing on performance, reliability, and continuous improvement
  • Enhance our CI/CD processes, maintain high software quality through automated testing, and ensure proactive system monitoring
  • Promote and implement DevOps best practices, enhancing service delivery and operational efficiency through collaboration across teams
The Skills You Bring:
  • Expertise in one or more programming languages such as Golang, Rust, Python, C#, or Java, and experience in developing resilient web services (gRPC, GraphQL, REST, WebSocket)
  • Comprehensive understanding of software engineering principles, agile project management, and continuous delivery environments
  • Experience with Kubernetes, Linux container management, and cloud-native architectures on platforms like AWS, Azure, or GCP
Minimum Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or a related field, or equivalent practical experience
  • At least 5 years of professional software engineering experience, including leadership roles and proficiency in agile methodologies
Desired Qualifications:
  • Advanced skills in Golang, Rust, GraphQL, or gRPC
  • Familiarity with cloud-native technologies across major cloud platforms
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) $170-190K (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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