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Senior Backend Developer



Software Engineering
Charlotte, NC, USA · Remote
Posted on Friday, June 30, 2023

What we do
Tradier is a cloud-based financial services provider that offers a technology and brokerage platform to businesses and individual investors. We provide API solutions for businesses to integrate trading and market data into their platforms as well as a self-directed retail trading platform used by thousands of customers every day. Tradier’s platform satisfies over 1 billion API calls and executes 300+ thousand orders per month to meet our customer needs.

What you’ll do here
• Design, develop, and support backend technology solutions for our brokerage and business customers
• Become a code owner of existing solutions and make them work the way you think they should
• Ensure a high-quality code base across all backend applications
• Perform code reviews and provide feedback to members on your team
• Pitch ideas to innovate on our backend products and how to make them stand out

Who you are
• Communication is one of your biggest strengths
• You have an impeccable attention to detail
• You seek the best possible solution and can make a path towards that goal
• You’re passionate about building the best solutions to solve a particular problem
• You take pride in the work you do, and you know when something could be done better
• You are not afraid to acknowledge shortcomings in your work and work with the team to improve

Technical Requirements
• At least 5-7 years of experience building backend (or full-stack) applications using Java
• Excellent knowledge of Java features, patterns and best practices (Java 8+)
• Excellent knowledge and experience with Java Frameworks (Spring Boot, Dropwizard, Vert.x, JavaEE, etc.)
• Excellent knowledge and experience with Databases and Data Stores (MySQL, PostgreSQL, Mongo, Redis, etc.)
• Strong experience working with APIs (REST, JSON API, GraphQL, etc.)
• Strong experience working with AWS (EC2, RDS, S3, SQS, etc.) or any other Cloud Provider (GCP, Azure, etc.)
• Strong experience with Git and working with a team using code version control
• Experience with testing applications and common testing techniques (JUnit, Mockito, Spring Testing, etc.)
• Experience using OAuth and JWT for authentication

• Any financial services experience working within banking or investing companies
• Developer operations experience working with AWS and CI/CD solutions
• You have a background in computer science or relevant technical degree
• Experience hardening backend applications against common cybersecurity risks

About the Job
• 100% remote with some occasional travel
• You reside in the US
• Reasonable work/life balance
• Friendly and diverse teammates

• $90k - $125k USD per year salary
• Equity Eligibility
• Health insurance
• Paid vacation