Senior Software Engineer - Services in Heredia at TradeStation

Date Posted: 4/20/2022

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Senior Software Engineer - Services
Heredia, Costa Rica

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.  We offer a collaborative and flexible work environment, competitive salaries, comprehensive benefits and a generous PTO policy.

We are looking for driven individuals to help us build applications that will define the future of trading. This is a unique opportunity to work on a new app that will create a unified experience for traders and empower them with a common environment to access TradeStation's spectrum of tools and applications to be successful. Success in this role requires an eagerness to learn, a desire to lead, creative thinking and a self-starter mindset.
This position will be responsible for developing services which will drive backend and frontend applications. Success in this role will require building scalable microservices on a modern cloud native technology stack.

  • Take high-level requirements and design and build solutions which deliver value to customers
  • Design, build, maintain, and operate services deployed
  • Organize and communicate progress of the team to management
  • Take ownership over the success of the product and team performance
  • Build and maintain a CI/CD testing pipeline to ensure product quality and limit regressions
  • Build observability solutions to monitor performance and operation of services for maximum uptime
  • Work in a DevOps environment, where development teams own both the development and operational responsibilities
  • As a senior engineer, provide leadership and mentorship to other engineers
  • Deep knowledge and proficiency in one or more modern general-purpose programming languages (e.g. Golang, Python, C#, Java)
  • Experience building horizontally-scalable services resilient to failures
  • Familiarity working in an Agile environment and demonstrated success with structured testing practices such as automated unit testing, integration testing, TDD and continuous delivery
  • Experience with Continuous Integration tools (e.g. GitLab CI, Azure DevOps, Jenkins)
  • Experience deploying to Linux containers using Docker
  • Solid understanding of software engineering principles and methodologies
  • Experience with any of the following technologies: Golang, GraphQL, gRPC.
  • Knowledge of Cloud Native Infrastructure on one or more cloud providers (e.g. AWS, Azure, GCP)
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science/Engineering or equivalent work experience
  • Must have 5+ years of professional experience