Software Engineer II - Web in Heredia at TradeStation

Date Posted: 11/16/2021

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Software Engineer II - Web
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 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.

This position will be a part of our web development team, responsible for building modern interfaces for customers and internal users. We are building a brand new app, utilizing a modern web stack.

ESSENTIAL JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Take high-level requirements and design and build features which deliver value to customers
  • Design, build, maintain, and operate web frontend applications
  • Build and maintain a CI/CD testing pipeline to ensure product quality and limit regressions
  • Build observability solutions to monitor performance and customer experience
  • 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:
  • Very strong experience in Javascript and/or TypeScript
  • Strong understanding of object-oriented design principles (e.g. SOLID)
  • Strong understanding of Web protocols and related standards (HTTP 1.1+, SSL/TLS, WebSockets, etc)
  • Deep knowledge and proficiency in Web-specific technologies (e.g. Javascript, TypeScript, React)
  • Knowledge of best practices for building web applications for long term manageability
  • Deep understanding of the entire web development lifecycle
  • Experience integrating web applications to backends via modern technologies (e.g. WebSockets, REST, GraphQL)
  • 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 building responsive web apps for multiple devices
Preferred:
  • Knowledge of one or more modern general-purpose programming languages (e.g. Python, Golang, C#, Java)
  • Experience streaming video to web applications
  • Services experience to assist in building web-optimized APIs
  • Brokerage/trading domain knowledge and experience
EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE:
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science/Engineering or equivalent work experience
  • Must have 3+ years of professional experience