Software Engineer - iOS in Heredia at TradeStation

Date Posted: 1/3/2020

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Job Description

Software Engineer - iOS
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 an unlimited PTO policy.
We are looking for driven individuals to help us build applications that will define the future of trading. This is a unique opportunity to work on a new app that will create a community of traders and help traders to build the skills necessary to be successful.  Success in this role requires an eagerness to learn, a desire to lead, creative thinking and a self-starter mindset.
This position is for a key role on our iOS app development team.  Developers on this team will be building the flagship mobile experience for our customers.
  • Take high-level requirements and design and build features which deliver value to customers
  • Design, build, maintain, and operate the iOS App
  • Build and maintain a CI/CD testing pipeline to ensure product quality and limit regressions
  • Build observability solutions to monitor performance and customer experience
  • Work in a DevOps environment, where development teams own both the development and operational responsibilities
  • Write tests for robustness, usability, and general reliability
  • As a senior engineer, provide leadership and mentorship to other engineers

  • Deep knowledge and proficiency in iOS-specific technologies (e.g. Swift, UIKit)
  • Knowledge of best practices for building iOS applications for long term manageability
  • Deep understanding of the entire mobile development lifecycle
  • Knowledge of one or more modern general-purpose programming languages (e.g. Python, Golang, C#, Java)
  • Experience integrating mobile applications to backends via modern technologies (e.g. WebSockets, REST, GraphQL)
  • Familiarity working in an Agile environment and demonstrated success with structured testing practices such as automated unit testing, integration testing, TDD and continuous delivery
  • Experience with Continuous Integration tools (e.g. GitLab CI, Azure DevOps, Jenkins)
  • Experience profiling applications to optimize resource usage

  • Cross-platform experience building Android apps
  • Experience streaming video to mobile devices
  • Services experience in building mobile-optimized APIs
  • Brokerage/trading domain knowledge and experience
  • Experience leading or managing a development team of 3 or more members

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science/Engineering or equivalent work experience
  • Must have 5+ years of professional experience