Site Reliability Engineer II - Trading Platforms in Heredia at TradeStation

Date Posted: 6/17/2021

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Site Reliability Engineer II - Trading Platforms
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.

POSITION SUMMARY:
Do you enjoy tackling interesting problems with other smart people?  Have you ever wondered how a major player in the Financial Technology industry operates?  At TradeStation, you'll enjoy working in a supportive environment with the latest in microservices technology -- all from the comfort of your home office.
We are seeking a senior-level Site Reliability Engineer with a well-rounded skill set and has a passion for managing and delivering highly-scalable, multi-tenant applications.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
  • Understand, execute and embody Site Reliability Engineering principles
  • Build and maintain cloud infrastructure for development teams to utilize
  • Build necessary guardrails to keep services operational and secure
  • Build templates and tools to accelerate development
  • Support teams to help them bring their applications to the cloud
  • 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
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:
Required
  • Knowledge of Kubernetes abstractions and underlying mechanisms
  • Knowledge and proficiency in one or more modern general-purpose programming languages (e.g. Python, Golang, C#, Java)
  • Knowledge of Cloud Infrastructure on one or more cloud providers (e.g. AWS, Azure, GCP)
  • Experience building cloud infrastructure as code (e.g. CloudFormation, Stacker, Terraform)
  • Excellent communication skills to assist developers in building Cloud Native applications
  • Familiarity of 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)
Preferable but not required
  • Experience with distributed and scalable cloud architectures and techniques
  • Experience managing Linux deployments in the cloud
  • Experience securing cloud deployments
  • Advanced understanding of network and internet technologies (e.g. DNS, TLS, TCP, UDP, HTTP, WebSockets)
  • Brokerage/trading domain knowledge and experience
EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE:
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience
  • Senior level knowledge of site reliability engineering