More than 30 years ago, E*TRADE pioneered the online brokerage industry by executing the first-ever electronic individual investor trade. While the landscape of our industry has changed dramatically, our culture of innovation and drive to make online trading accessible to everyone continues to drive us forward. We believe in challenging the status quo, fostering an environment of curiosity and learning, and, above all, putting our customers first.
Minimum of 8 years experience
Bachelor?s degree in Computer Science or a related field
We are looking for Principal Software Engineer in our Investing and Wealth Management group, who will lead the technical aspects of designing, implementing, testing of Robo trading and Managed Account systems. This is individual contributor role with significant engineering ownership in complex server side applications, including new feature work, improvements on existing code, and active participation in designing and shipping the product.
Expert in software development domain and principles, including design patterns, code structure, programming languages like Java, continuous integration, and deployment architecture
Strong OOD and SOA principles, with ability to implement them in Java/J2EEStrong knowledge of Spring, Hibernate, Tomcat
Hands-on working knowledge in any of the relational databases like Sybase, Oracle etc.
Lead a technical team to design and implement highly reliable, scaleable, extensible, maintainable, global, and operable products and platforms
Draft and review architectural diagrams, interface specifications, class structures, and other design documents
Strong experience leading design and implementation of robust and highly scalable web services
Build systems that balance resources, constraints, requirements, and complexity
Team player possessing strong analytical, problem solving and communication skills
Present opportunities with cost/benefit analysis to leadership in order to shape decisions regarding architectural strategy
Skilled in software development lifecycle processes. Experience with SCRUM, Agile and iterative approaches a plus
Evangelize technologies, solutions, and best practices developed with the organization
Develop department-wide technical perspectives, standards, solutions, and strategies that resolve significant product or organizational pain-points
We offer a competitive and comprehensive benefits package. Please visit to learn more about the opportunities.
Participate in a network of principal engineers to share ideas, practices, and experiences
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.
Work closely with product management and development teams
You must enjoy challenging engineering problems. We are looking for someone who can solve complex issues
We value principal engineers who do enough hands-on implementation work to keep current with technology trends inside and outside the company