Full Job Description
TD Ameritrade's Cloud Platforms team develops software to automate and manage the infrastructure and services leveraged by TD Ameritrade business applications. This includes providing shared services such as authorization, logging, and application configuration management; application SDLC tools and workflows to manage the process from requirements to development to testing and deployment; and automation and inventory to provision the infrastructure itself. Our Senior NodeJS Backend Engineer is responsible for back end, hands-on development of applications and services. As a senior role, you will be expected to participate in system design and provide thought leadership in the full lifecycle from concept to production. You will serve as a SME on a particular system or application and will be required to gain complete understanding of business requirements and the needs of the client. You will also have responsibilities to mentor and lead junior level developers on specific modules while ensuring development practices are in line with company best practices and policies.
What you are good at
Hands on back-end development of applications and services
Leads moderate to highly complex programming tasks and provides code reviews of various development tasks
Implements automated unit and integration tests and ensures the practice is followed consistently
Participates in system design and specifications, program logic and flow-charting, development, testing, debugging, documentation, and support
Provides analysis of problems and recommends solutions
What you have
4 Year College Degree; Computer Science or related discipline or equivalent experience
Experience in designing and developing web services using REST and JSON
Experience with JS testing and code analysis frameworks like Mocha, Istanbul, JSLint, JSHint, or Jasmine preferred
Experience with NoSQL document-based data stores like MongoDB and designing suitable data models preferred
Familiarity with Application UX Designs
Unix / Linux experience
Military education or experience may be considered in lieu of civilian requirements listed
Strong communication skills with a track record of working with and collaborating with teams
Must possess the ability to handle multiple on-going assignments and be able to work independently in addition to contributing as part of a highly collaborative team
Strong analytical and quantitative skills with the ability to break down and communicate complex issues, ideas and solutions
Be able to create and articulate design / implementation options and tradeoff to peers, tech leads, and management
Ability to clearly document application designs and the related management and support procedures
Ability to understand all phases of SDLC
Ability to quickly ramp-up on new / emerging technologies as required
Why work for us?
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