Software Engineer - Crypto Products in Work From Home at TradeStation

Date Posted: 9/17/2021

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Software Engineer - Crypto Products
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.
At TradeStation, we believe in empowering our customers to claim their individual financial edge. We are committed to creating a financial ecosystem that is a step ahead by delivering the best technology, services, education, and support to traders and investors (watch our Manifesto here). We are continuously pushing the boundaries of what is possible, encouraging out-of-the-box thinking and relentlessly searching for innovation.
We are a team of amazing people who work together in a high-performance, goal-oriented culture to provide our customers with exceptional products and services. We offer a collaborative and flexible work environment, competitive salaries, comprehensive benefits, and an unlimited PTO policy.
POSITION SUMMARY:

The Senior Software Engineer is accountable for designing, building and deploying software solutions for enhancements and/or new TradeStation products. The engineer will be responsible for writing code, developing, automating unit tests, and debugging system services. In this role you will be expected to be pro-active, self-driven and knowledgeable in both current programming languages and technologies. You will be responsible for the quality, uptime and resilience of your applications.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
  • Correctly analyze requirements and design an appropriate solution using the optional balance of existing and new technology to best meet the system functional and performance goals
  • DevOps practices such as Continuous Integration (CI), Continuous Delivery (CD)
  • Collaborate always with a team-oriented mindset; resourceful and able to effectively collaborate across a matrix organization
  • Willing and eager to integrate new technologies into your daily work
  • Modify software to fix defects and assist with design/re-design of features for currently released products
  • Interact with Product Managers or Product Owners to define system requirements or modifications
  • Work and collaborate with DevOps engineers to test software during development process
  • Assist in devising/documenting procedures for installation and maintenance
  • Write and automate implementation scripts for production deployments
  • Eager to update job knowledge by studying new development tools and programming techniques is key; participating in educational opportunities; reading professional publications; maintaining personal networks; participating in professional organizations
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:

Required:
  • Understanding of software development life cycle (SDLC) methodologies such as Agile, SAFE Development Method / DevOps
  • Object Oriented Programming and SOLID Principles
  • Previous experience with real time transactions system with sub second latency at scale
  • Good oral and written communication skills
  • Programming Languages: C#, JavaScript
  • .NET Framework: ASP.Net MVC, .Net Core
  • Experience with JS Frameworks, i.e. NodeJS, ReactJS, Redux, AngularJS
  • Experience with Test driven development
  • Cross-platform development experience (Ubuntu/Linux, Windows, etc.)
  • Understands web protocols (HTTP/1.1, SSL/TLS, HTTP/2, WebSockets, etc.)
  • Experience with REST API’s
  • Source code control tools (GIT)
  • Practical async and multithreading programming experience
  • Basic understanding of Microservices and event-driven architectures
  • Basic understanding of Cloud Infrastructure such as AWS and Azure is a must
  • Basic understanding of network topologies and TCP/IP protocol
  • High level understanding of DevOps practices such as Continuous Integration (CI), Continuous Delivery (CD)
  • Scripting and automation (i.e., Bash, Powershell, etc.)
Preferred:
  • Full stack engineering experience
  • C# / .Net Core development experience
  • Involvement in open-source projects with a demonstrated portfolio
  • Hands-on Docker or Kubernetes experience
  • Cross-platform development experience (Ubuntu/Linux, Windows, etc.)
EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE:
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience
  • 5-8 years of relevant experience
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