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Sr Software Engineer in Work From Home at TradeStation

Date Posted: 1/17/2023

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Virtual US or Costa Rica


Who We Are:
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. 

What We Are Looking For:
We are looking for a Senior Software Engineer with a passion for high performance computing and automation. You will work in a dynamic highly challenging and always evolving environment. You will help evolve our Cloud Native Infrastructure as part of our Automation group within the Market Data team. The Automation team is dedicated to eliminating daily toil, reducing risk and accelerating the productivity of DevOps and Engineering teams by delivering automated tools.

Bring your passion and skills to solve interesting problems and have an immediate impact. Join us!

Success in this role requires that you be a proactive, self-starter with a lot of energy and an eagerness to learn. Day to day you may find yourself living in the terminal using Bash, Python and YAML to define cloud-infrastructure, and coding C# and C++ on tools that enhance developer-experience and system reliability.

What You’ll Be Doing:
  • Design and develop cloud native services to support a high throughput 'data network'
  • Be a driver of innovation, technical thought leader and mentor to less experienced engineers
  • Automate complex distributed system scaling and day-to-day operations
  • Work in a cross-functional team in a fast-paced DevOps environment
  • Participate in code reviews
  • Maintain and improve existing systems and applications with a focus on optimizing both systems and workflows
  • Work in a DevOps environment, where development teams own both the development and operational responsibilities
The Skills You Bring:
  • Mastery of 1 or more modern general-purpose programming languages (e.g., C++, C#)
  • Familiar with scripting and automation (e.g., Bash, PowerShell, Python)
  • Experience utilizing cloud infrastructure on one or more cloud providers (e.g., AWS, Azure)
  • Strong experience building cloud infrastructure as code (e.g., CloudFormation, Stacker, Terraform)
  • Comfortable with writing bash scripts and using command line interfaces
  • In depth understanding of full stack monitoring concepts and tooling from code to system resources
  • Experience creating monitoring dashboards with tools such as Grafana or DataDog
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
Minimum Qualifications:
  • 5+ years of professional experience
  • C++ and C# development experience
  • 1+ years of experience with Cloud Providers (AWS preferred)
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science/Engineering or equivalent work experience
Desired Qualifications:
  • Configuration management and deployment automation tools
  •  (e.g., CI/CD Pipelines, Octopus, Ansible, Puppet, Chef)
  • Understanding of network topologies and TCP/IP protocol
  • Brokerage/trading platform experience
What We Offer:
  • Collaborative work environment
  • Competitive Pay
  • Yearly bonus
  • Generous 401k plan (US only)
  • Comprehensive benefits for you and your family starting Day 1, including a Veterinary Discount Plan (US only)!
  • Unlimited Paid Time Off
  • Flexible working environment
  • TradeStation Account employee benefits, as well as full access to trading education materials
  • Pay Range (US) $115-190,000 (Countries outside of the US have differing ranges in accordance with local labor markets)

TradeStation provides equal employment opportunities to current and prospective employees, without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, sexual orientation, age, pregnancy, disability, handicap, citizenship, veteran or marital status, or any other legally recognized status entitled to protection under federal, state, or local anti-discrimination laws.



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