Sr Software Engineer - Android in Work From Home at TradeStation

Date Posted: 6/21/2022

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Sr Software Engineer - Android
Virtual US or 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 an unlimited PTO policy.
Our mobile development team is seeking an Android Developer who is passionate about creating amazing mobile experiences for users. We are seeking to develop the best mobile trading experience, and need talented individuals to play a key role in achieving that goal.
We are looking for an experienced Software Engineer to execute on our global vision for our mobile trading apps. Developers on the mobile team have the opportunity of working on apps that are critical to the future of trading in an increasingly mobile world. More and more online trading is happening from mobile devices, and we are working to provide our customers with the best tools to enable their success.

  • Design and build advanced applications for Android used daily by thousands of active traders
  • Write tests for robustness, usability, and general reliability
  • Find and fix bugs and application performance issues
  • Continuously discover, evaluate, and implement new technologies
  • Be an active participant in the agile process
  • Be an expert in mobile technologies, and use that expertise to find ways to bring advanced trading concepts to mobile users in an intuitive way
  • Contribute primarily to Android but be able to contribute to iOS development or mobile services development as well
  • Must be a team player that is assertive, passionate, driven, and goal-oriented
  • Strong technical skills and raw intellectual ability
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Strong organization and prioritization skills
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to adapt and learn in a fast-paced environment
  • Open to new ideas and stays up to speed in the fast-changing mobile space
  • Committed to continual learning and improvement

  • Bachelor’s Degree (CS preferred) or 4+ years equivalent work experience
  • 2+ years of professional native Android development experience in Java/Kotlin
  • Experience working with accessing remote data via REST and JSON
  • Solid understanding of the full mobile development life cycle
  • Solid understanding of software design principles and patterns
  • Real-world experience working with Agile software development methods, patterns, and practices
  • Comfortable working in a fun, collaborative, open-space development environment
  • Experience with automated testing frameworks for Android
  • 1+ years professional iOS development experience, in addition to Android
  • 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