Full-Stack/Polyglot Developer (Mid to Sr.)

| Chicago
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What We Do:

tastytrade, Inc. and its subsidiary tastyworks, Inc. is a Financial Services Company which focuses on supporting self-directed investors and the active trader community. tastytrade produces a wealth of freely available on-line video content that viewers use to bootstrap and inform their investment strategies and decisions. tastyworks is an innovative consumer-facing Brokerage that builds tools for the self-directed investor and active trader to manage their portfolios.

We are an ideal environment for those who are self-motivated, engineering-focused, pragmatic and who truly enjoy building and engineering large, highly-available and performant systems without a lot of management overhead.

We are hiring experienced Full-stack developers (3+ years experience).

Responsibilities

  • Develop Software and Systems across multiple languages and frameworks.
    • Server-side: C++, Java, Ruby (microservices), Elixir/Phoenix.
    • Front-end: JavaFX, Swift/Objective-C, Java/Android, EmberJS or other Modern JS framework.
    • Infrastructure: Chef, Terraform (occasionally as needed).
  • Develop Front-end and Back-end Systems, APIs and Processes.
    • Demonstrate the ability to think appropriately through solutions for different layers of the enterprise.
    • Develop clean integration points between front and back-end layers.
  • Develop well covered and appropriate tests (Unit, Integration, etc.) as needed.
  • Work easily and efficiently within a small, productive development team, without constant supervision.

Prerequisites

  • Degree in Computer Science, Engineering or other demanding engineering degree
  • Three years of professional experience for a non-entry/Jr. level position. You will be required to demonstrate your experience and problem solving skills.
  • Strong proficiency and in-depth understanding of at least one of our core languages and frameworks
  • Ability to learn new and unfamiliar technologies quickly, as required
  • Ability to work well as a team player
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision as required
  • Good communication skills, Organizational skills, Documentation skills and Interpersonal skills

Environment

We are an entrepreneurial, flat organization which values transparency, productivity and the ability to self-manage our work and business.

We are an equal opportunity employer. We will not discriminate against any employee or job applicant on the bases of race, creed, color, national origin, or sex. Nothing in our job postings or descriptions should be construed as an offer or guarantee of employment.

 

 

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Technology we use

  • Engineering
    • C++Languages
    • JavaLanguages
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • RubyLanguages
    • SwiftLanguages
    • Objective-CLanguages
    • ReactLibraries
    • Ember.jsFrameworks
    • Ruby on RailsFrameworks
    • React NativeFrameworks
    • AkkaFrameworks
    • PostgreSQLDatabases
    • RedisDatabases
    • CouchbaseDatabases
    • DynamoDBDatabases

Location

Rich with restaurants and culture, Fulton Market, once a meatpacking district, now exists as one of the hottest neighborhoods for tech companies.

An Insider's view of tastytrade

What’s the vibe like in the office?

We’re in a fast-paced industry, but no matter how busy people get, no one’s ever too busy to help a colleague out. We’re surrounded by smart, driven people and the collaboration amongst the teams is definitely the reason why we are constantly growing. Plus, there’s free food and puppies to get you through the day!

Mo

Customer Account Specialist

How does the company support your career growth?

tastytrade is a small group doing big things. Everywhere you look there’s a new major project getting off the ground, and it’s possible to have a real impact on any of them. Going from being one of thousands of devs for a huge corporation to one of a couple dozen has presented me with more opportunities to lead and grow than I ever had elsewhere.

Mike

Software Developer

What's something quirky about your company?

tastytrade allows for the full extension of my creative expression within the confines of a 'traditional' company. No one ever gets told that finance is funny. But here I get a multitude of chances every day to amplify my voice to create content across a variety of sources—print, digital, podcast—with the full support of my bosses. And that rocks.

Vonetta

Writer / Co-Host

What are tastytrade Perks + Benefits

Culture
Volunteer in local community
This year, our employees Vonetta and Tracy helped raise money for Chicago Reads, a program to send every child home with a book to read this summer!
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Daily stand up
Open office floor plan
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Onsite Gym
Team workouts
Acme Co.'s team fitness initiatives include In-office yoga.
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Family Medical Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Company Outings
Free Daily Meals
Stocked Kitchen
Pet Friendly
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
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