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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.

Senior UI Engineer

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TD Ameritrade's TraderX project unites creative problem-solving and power of technology to make investing easier, more intuitive, and 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.

As a UI Software Engineer, you will be working on digital transformation initiatives for our next-generation trading platform using the latest emerging technologies.

The ideal candidate will thrive in a fast-paced, performance-driven company, who are not afraid to stretch themselves in a fun environment and focus on impact and growth.

Relevant Stack: TypeScript, React, Redux, Node.js


As a Senior UI Software Engineer, 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 working and interactive and performant application experience. Actively work to improve the quality, efficiency, and maintainability of the existing codebase. Share your knowledge and mentor junior developers.


  • Expert in writing Javascript/HTML/CSS single page apps utilizing modern javascript frameworks like React, Angular, Vue utilizing ES6/or Typescript
  • Experience working on complex UI platforms with custom components/features and the highly complex domain model.
  • Excellent grasp of OOP and how it is applied in Javascript.
  • 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 and ambitious for learning and getting things done.
  • Highly motivated and action-oriented with strong problem solving and analytical skills (thinking outside of the box). Highly independent, accountable and able to take the feature from inception to completion on their own.
  • A high degree of comfort operating in an 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.
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Quick Facts

  • Chicago, Illinois; Jersey City, New Jersey;
  • ID# R-3514
  • Full time
  • Manager
  • Permanent Employee

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About TD Ameritrade

As a leader in brokerage and investment services for nearly 45 years, TD Ameritrade offers a full spectrum of powerful solutions and innovative tools for trading and investing. We're constantly expanding our knowledge and boosting our capabilities, from a leading active trader program to intuitive long-term investment solutions, and a national branch system. Combine that with some of the industry's brightest minds, and there's no limit to how big our accomplishments can be.

From first-time investors to sophisticated traders, our technology is focused on helping individuals seek out their financial goals. And you're the ambassador to all that we do. Beginning with our trading platform and proprietary technology that aims to outperform, you'll maintain the high level of quality and integrity we're known for, each and every day. With the right opportunity, there's no limit to what you can accomplish.

As a leading employer in financial services, we believe in building strong relationships, achieving quality results and working with integrity. It's at the heart of everything we do. That's why we provide you with comprehensive training, benefits, and programs that inspire you to achieve more every day. Apply to a TD Ameritrade job today and help our clients pursue their dreams, while you fulfill yours.

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Coming together to better serve our clients

TD Ameritrade and Charles Schwab are now part of one company with a shared vision. Harnessing our combined strength, we are building a firm with an entrepreneurial spirit and the resources of a large financial services institution committed to serving investors of all sizes.

Together, we will have:

  • Greater scale, which enables us to serve a broad range of clients at lower costs
  • World-class services and solutions backed by our commitment to provide secure and stable systems
  • The industry’s most talented team, all united by an unwavering commitment to clients and a shared heritage of innovation

We expect the integration to take between 18-36 months. Until then, TD Ameritrade and Schwab will continue to operate as two separate broker-dealers and custodians.

Both TD Ameritrade and Schwab have been consistently recognized as best places to work.
The combined company will carry on this heritage, offering opportunities for you to build and grow a meaningful career.

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