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UI Software Developer

TD Ameritrade

TD Ameritrade

UI Software Developer

Chicago, IL
Full Time
  • Responsibilities


    TD Ameritrade's newest project unites creative problem-solving and the power of technology to make investing easier, more intuitive, and more accessible than today.

    We are part of a large organization but operate like any startup you would find in 1871- Chicago's Merchandise Mart. We are a small and nimble team but very agile and ready to take on any problem. We want people who thrive in a fast-paced, performance-driven company, who are not afraid to stretch themselves in a fun environment while focusing on impact and growth.



    As a UI Software Developer, you will be working on digital transformation initiatives for our next generation trading platform using the latest emerging technologies. Use best practices in web development to translate UI designs and workflows into a working, interactive, performant application experience. Actively work to improve quality, efficiency, and maintainability of the existing codebase. Share your knowledge and mentor junior developers.

  • Qualifications


    • Professional experience with Typescript, React, Redux, NodeJS
    • Professional experience writing single page apps utilizing modern Javascript frameworks
    • Excellent grasp of OOP and how it is applied in Javascript.
    • Professional experience working on complex UI platforms with custom components and features and the highly complex domain model
    • Full knowledge of RESTful and socket protocols
    • Experience with Test Driven Development (We take full ownership of our code and it's quality.)
    • Solid understanding of using Git, Github, and continuous integration tools.
    • Positive attitude (We are not co-workers, we are teammates.)
    • Passionate for getting things done and ambitious for learning
    • Highly motivated and action-oriented with strong problem solving and analytical skills (thinking outside of the box)
    • Highly independent, accountable and able to take a feature from inception to completion independently
    • High degree of comfort operating in an start-up ambiguous environment
    • Excellent communication skills and ability to successfully resolve issues across multiple teams
    • Ability to challenge the status quo and drive innovation
    • Design Thinking, Lean, and/or Agile experience
    • 4 year college degree; Computer Science or related discipline or equivalent experience
    • Military education or experience may be considered in lieu of civilian requirements listed
  • Industry
    Financial Services
  • About Us

    At TD Ameritrade we help individual investors pursue their financial goals through our brokerage subsidiaries. For more than 40 years we have been serving individual investors – from the first-time investor to the sophisticated trader, and from the “do-it-yourself” to the “do-it-for-me” investor. We offer a broad range of investment tools and services – all at a great value.

    We engage with our clients in many different ways including online, on-the-go via mobile applications, over the phone or through independent registered investment advisors. Our clients choose how they want to work with TD Ameritrade – not the other way around.