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At TD Ameritrade, the health and safety of our employees and candidates is our highest priority, and we have recently transitioned the majority of our employees to working from home. While we are still actively recruiting, due to the current situation related to the Coronavirus (COVID-19), we have made some critical changes to our recruiting process that eliminates the need for any face to face contact. As your application progresses, you can expect interviews to be conducted either on the phone or via video conference. Our Talent Acquisition Partners will guide you throughout the interview process and will be on hand to answer any questions you might have.

Front End Developer, ReactJS Contract Position

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This is a Non-Employee Contractual Worker or Temporary Worker providing services for TD Ameritrade. This Non-Employee role will be employed by TD Ameritrade’s preferred 3rd Party Supplier only.

The anticipated, but not guaranteed, term of this engagement will be 6 months. This term could be extended based on company business needs or terminated at any time.

This position will also be based in either Jersey City or Ann Arbor. Fully Remote worker is not an option.

The 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. The Software Developer role is responsible for full stack, hands-on development of applications and services.  As part of this role, this person will be expected to participate in system design and work with other team members in the full lifecycle from concept to production.  This role will serve as an SME on a particular system or application and will be required to gain complete understanding of business requirements and the needs of the client.  This role will mentor and lead junior level developers on specific modules while ensuring development practices are in line with company best practices and policies


Responsibilities:

  • Hands on 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

Requirements:

Technical:

  • Minimum of one year of professional experience (excluding school projects or code academy) with ReactJS Javascript
  • Experience with web application development frameworks and tools like React, Express, webpack
  • Experience in designing and developing web services using REST and JSON
  • Experience with JS testing and code analysis frameworks like Mocha, Istanbul, JSLint, JSHint, Jasmine
  • Experience with NoSQL document-based data stores like MongoDB and designing suitable data models
  • Familiarity with Application UX Designs
  • Unix / Linux experience
  • 4 Year College Degree; Computer Science or related discipline or equivalent experience.

Soft Skills:

  • 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

To all recruitment agencies: TD Ameritrade does not accept agency resumes without a signed contract and use of the agency portal. Please do not forward resumes to our job alias, TD Ameritrade employees or any other company location. TD Ameritrade is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.

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Quick Facts

  • Ann Arbor, Michigan; Jersey City, New Jersey;
  • ID# R-307
  • Full time
  • Temporary
  • Permanent Employee

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