• $107,040.00 -160,420.00/year*
  • Jersey City , NJ
  • Information Technology
  • Full-Time
  • 164 Van Horne St

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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
  • Solid experience with open-source web and server products (Apache, Tomcat), XML and web technologies (HTML, CSS, Ajax, JavaScript)
  • 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
  • Lead and mentor other back-end engineers
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    Associated topics: application, c c++, c++, c#, develop, java, matlab, php, software programmer, sw

    * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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