Solutions Architect - Mobile in Heredia at TradeStation

Date Posted: 5/14/2021

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Solutions Architect - Mobile
Heredia, Costa Rica
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 a generous PTO policy.
Are you excited by the challenge of building real-time stock trading applications that handle millions of events per second?  If so, we have an opportunity for you as a developer, solutions architect and leader in an Agile environment, building high performance, real-time systems for financial markets. 
A key part of the role is delivering new products and features to our customers while modernizing our architecture and software engineering practices.  Success in this role requires a strong technical background with a high degree of technical proficiency, organizational skills and creativity.
ESSENTIAL JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Architect and develop native iOS and Android mobile applications, services, frameworks and automation tools
  • Be a thought leader and mentor helping to define and evangelize our technology direction
  • Analyze business needs and proactively create or evolve architecture to empower development
  • Consult and collaborate across multiple Agile teams in a DevOps environment
  • Improve and maintain existing applications
  • Contribute best practices, templates, and recipes for successful software development
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:  
Required:
  • Demonstrated technical leadership as a team member in a hands-on role
  • Mastery of 1 or more modern mobile technologies (e.g. Swift, SwiftUI, Combine, Java, Kotlin)
  • Experience as a lead developer, making application design decisions, performing code reviews and mentoring team members
  • Familiarity working in an Agile environment and demonstrated success with structured testing practices such as automated unit testing, regression testing, TDD and continuous delivery
Preferred:
  • Server-side experience is very desirable. Full stack developers are welcome!
  • Additional experience a plus: Go (Golang), Git, C++, C#, Python, Javascript, C, OpenGL
  • Trading experience in stocks, options, or futures is a plus, but not a requirement; willingness to acquire knowledge of trading is required
EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE:
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering/Computer Science/Mathematics or equivalent
  • Minimum 8 years software industry experience