Principal Node.js Developer

    • Menlo Park, CA

More than 30 years ago, ETRADE 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.



We are seeking a Senior back-end engineer who is passionate for great software and motivated to make a huge impact with our mobile development. This is a unique opportunity to be instrumental in building our new mobile platform, so it's essential that you be attracted to invention and building things from the ground up. We are excited about candidates who are creative, innovative and enjoy working through problems which ultimately results to solid software designs that are tailored completely for our users. To be a successful member of this team you must prioritize quality and be driven by a self-motivation to succeed.


Writing reusable, testable, and efficient code
Design and implementation of low-latency, high-availability, and performant applications
Implementation of security and data protection
Integration of data storage solutions like MySQL, CassandraDB, Firebase, etc.



5+ years of software engineering experience
Strong proficiency with JavaScript/Java
Knowledge of Node.js and frameworks like Express, Hapi, Typescript (a plus)
Understanding the nature of asynchronous programming


Understanding accessibility and security compliance
User authentication and authorization between multiple systems, servers, and environments and knowledge of Oauth
Creating database schemas that represent and support business processes
Implementing automated testing platforms and unit tests with frameworks like Mocha and Chai
Proficient understanding of code versioning tools, such as Git and Bitbucket
Knowledge of building mobile applications (a plus)
Mentor and coach jr engineers
Experience in high volume production scenario

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

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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