Software Developer - Intermediate in Richardson, TX at TradeStation

Date Posted: 10/23/2019

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Software Developer - Intermediate
Richardson, TX
 
#WeAreTradeStation
 
TradeStation is an on-line 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 an unlimited 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 community of traders and help traders to build the skills necessary to be successful.  Success in this role requires an eagerness to learn, a desire to lead, creative thinking and a self-starter mindset.Do you want the challenge of working on a mission-critical financial system? If so, we have an opportunity for you as a developer on an Agile team building high performance, real-time systems for the financial markets. Success in this role requires an eagerness to learn, creative thinking and a self-starter mindset.
 
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
  • Design and develop programs that are scalable, resilient, documented to assure a quality product that works as per the requirements.
  • Develop tests to ensure functional and non-functional requirements are met.
  • Analyze current programs including performance, diagnosis and troubleshooting of problem programs
  • Conduct system analysis and development, with limited support from professional staff, to keep our systems current with changing technologies.
  • Utilize tools and techniques involved in performance of essential functions of programming
  • Analyze system specifications and translate system requirements to task specifications for junior programmers.
  • Document code consistently throughout the development process by listing a description of the program.
  • Work in a cross-functional team in a budding DevOps environment
  • Provide assistance to testers and support personnel as needed to determine system problems.
  • Participate in Agile planning and execution

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:
  • Technology skill set in any one or multiple of the below Tech Stacks:
    • Web:  JavaScript/TypeScript, ReactJS, AngularJS, Node.JS
    • Services - Linux:  Golang, C# .Net Core, Node.JS, Python, WebSockets, REST, MongoDB, Redis
    • Services - Windows:  C++, C#.Net, MSSQL, PowerShell, .Net Core, REST, WebSockets
    • Mobile - Native iOS:  Swift, Objective-C
    • Mobile - Native Android:  Kotlin, Java

  • Nice to have skills: Docker, Kubernetes, Linux Programming
  • Cloud/ AWS or Azure Architecture awareness
  • DevOps/Continuous Integrations process and tools awareness
  • Experience with Source Code Management, Code and Configuration management tools
  • Ability to solve problems quickly and completely
  • Ability to identify tasks which require automation and automate them
  • Ability to 'think outside the box'
  • Strong and effective inter-personal and communication skills and the ability to interact professionally with a diverse group
  • Ability to multi-task and stay organized in a dynamic work environment
  • As new technologies emerge and impact our systems, expected to learn these technologies very quickly and resolve any problems involved in integrating new technologies with our systems
  • Good knowledge of security and encryption

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE:
  • Minimum 3 years relevant work experience