Senior Software Developer

Category: Technology
Location: Jersey City, NJ
Job ID: IRC127860
Posted Date: June 16, 2017


E*TRADE is a leading financial services company and a pioneer in the online brokerage industry. Having executed the first-ever electronic trade by an individual investor more than 30 years ago, the company has long been at the forefront of the digital revolution, offering easy-to-use solutions for individual investors and stock participants. Founded on the principle of innovation and determined to level the playing field for individual investors, E*TRADE delivers digital platforms, tools, and professional assistance to help investors and traders meet their near-and long-term investing goals. The Company provides these services both online and through its network of customer service representatives and financial consultants – over the phone at two national branches and in-person at 30 E*TRADE branches.


Come join our team, as a Principal Software Engineer, that aims to improve the efficiency of all developers in our Brokerage Technology Group. We will be building infrastructure as well as evaluating, modifying, consolidating, or even eliminating existing services. We will be helping to change the software deployment model to significantly reduce the time from ideation to customer use. Join our team if you want to make an impact, expand your own knowledge base, and teach others improved methods as well.

* Uplift the infrastructure and processes used by other teams

* Identify and eliminated unneeded services and databases

* Spearhead a practical path to modernization of trading services development


* Strong written communication skills

* Demonstrated ability to pick up new systems, modify them, and move on to the next project

* Delivering Successful Software Projects – 8+ years

* C / C++ – 2+ years beneficial

* Garbage Collected Language (e.g. C#, Java) – 2+ years beneficial

* Relational Databases (e.g. Oracle, SQL Server, MySQL) – 2+ years beneficial

* Linux / Unix Development – 2+ years beneficial


* Open source project contributions / leadership – highly beneficial

* Trading systems / brokerage development experience – highly beneficial



We offer a competitive and comprehensive benefits package. Please visit to learn more about the opportunities.

E*TRADE Financial is an Equal Opportunity Employer who encourages diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, disability, citizenship, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, military or protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

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