Software Engineer II - Brokerage Services in Heredia at TradeStation

Date Posted: 5/16/2022

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Software Engineer II - Brokerage Services
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 a Sofware Engineer with a passion for DevOps and excellence in Operations. You will work in a dynamic highly challenging and always evolving environment. You will help evolve our Cloud Native Infrastructure as part of our Software Engineer team. The team is dedicated to eliminating daily toil, reducing risk and accelerating the productivity of DevOps 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 an eagerness to learn, problem-solving skills and a self-starter mindset.  Day to day you may find yourself living in the terminal using Bash, Python and Y
AML to define cloud-infrastructure, working on Kubernetes infrastructure, and coding on tools that enhance developer-experience.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
  • Understand, execute and embody Software Engineer principles
  • Build and maintain cloud infrastructure for development teams to utilize
  • Build necessary guardrails to keep services operational and secure
  • Build templates and tools to accelerate the development
  • Support teams to help them bring their applications to the cloud
  • Work in a DevOps environment, where development teams own both the development and operational responsibilities
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:
Required:
  • Ability to create tools using a general-purpose programming language (e.g. C#/C++)
  • Good oral and written communication skills
  • Willing to learn complex trading 
Preferred:
  • Comfortable with writing bash scripts and using command-line interfaces
  • Knowledge of full-stack monitoring concepts and tooling from code to system resources
  • Experience creating monitoring dashboards with tools such as Grafana or DataDog
  • Familiarity with Docker or Kubernetes
  • Experience with C++
  • Experience building cloud infrastructure as code (e.g. CloudFormation, Stacker, Terraform)
  • Experience with Cloud Providers (AWS preferred)
  • Configuration management and deployment automation tools (e.g. CI/CD Pipelines, Octopus, Ansible, Puppet, Chef)
  • Basic understanding of network topologies and TCP/IP protocol
  • HTTP/1.1 or HTTP/2 protocol experience
EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE:
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science/Engineering or equivalent work experience
  • Must have 3+ years of professional experience