Software Engineer, Web in Richardson, TX at TradeStation

Date Posted: 12/3/2019

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Software Engineer, Web
Richardson, TX

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.
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.


  • 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
  • Provide leadership and mentorship to other engineers

  • 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, WebSocket, 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. WebSocket, 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

  • Experience with the React and Redux
  • 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

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science/Engineering or equivalent work experience
  • Must have 5+ years of professional experience