Software Engineer, Services in Richardson, TX at TradeStation

Date Posted: 11/3/2019

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Software Engineer, Services
Richardson, TX

 
#WeAreTradeStation
 
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 will be responsible for developing services which will drive backend and frontend applications. Success in this role will require building scalable microservices on a modern cloud native technology stack (e.g. Docker & Kubernetes).
 
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
  • Take high-level requirements and design and build solutions which deliver value to customers
  • Design, build, maintain, and operate services deployed to Kubernetes
  • Build and maintain a CI/CD testing pipeline to ensure product quality and limit regressions
  • Build observability solutions to monitor performance and operation of services for maximum uptime
  • Work in a DevOps environment, where development teams own both the development and operational responsibilities
  • As a senior engineer, provide leadership and mentorship to other engineers

 
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:
 
Required:
  • Deep knowledge and proficiency in one or more modern general-purpose programming languages (e.g. Python, Golang, C#, Java)
  • Experience deploying to Linux containers using Docker
  • Experience building horizontally-scalable services resilient to failures
  • Experience building APIs (REST, WebSockets, gRPC, etc.)
  • Knowledge of Cloud Infrastructure on one or more cloud providers (e.g. AWS, Azure, GCP)
  • 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)

Preferred:
  • Experience deploying services on Kubernetes
  • Experience building cloud infrastructure as code (e.g. CloudFormation, Stacker, Terraform) Experience with distributed and scalable cloud architectures and techniques
  • Brokerage/trading domain knowledge and experience

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