Manager, Web Application Development

Job Locations US-IL-Chicago
Posted Date 2 weeks ago(7/28/2020 10:23 AM)
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Who We Are

More than 30 years ago, E*TRADE pioneered the online brokerage industry by executing the first-ever electronic individual investor trade. While the landscape of our industry has changed dramatically, our culture of innovation and drive to make online trading accessible to everyone continues to drive us forward. We believe in challenging the status quo, fostering an environment of curiosity and learning, and, above all, putting our customers first.

About the Role

The Web Development Manager is responsible for technical aspects of designing, implementing, testing E*TRADE Financial Trading, Investing and Banking Web Products. This is a role with engineering ownership in complex client-side applications, including new feature work, improvements on existing code, and active participation in designing and shipping the product. In addition, this role will require a portion of time allocated towards staffing, employee engagement and mentoring.



  • Design and develop highly reliable, scalable, extensible, maintainable, global, and operable products and platforms.
  • Draft and review design diagrams, interface specifications, class structures, and other design documents.
  • Build systems that balance resources, constraints, requirements, and complexity
  • Evangelize technologies, solutions, and best practices developed with the organization
  • Participate in a network of engineers to share ideas, practices, and experiences
  • Work closely with product management and development teams
  • You must enjoy challenging engineering problems. We are looking for someone who can solve complex issues.
  • Manage and mentor a team of engineers.


  • 4-7+ years’ experience
  • Expert in software development domain and principles, including design patterns, code structure, programming languages, continuous integration, and deployments
  • Expertise in Single Page Application, Rich Internet Application design and implementation
  • Strong command of browser-side client technologies including AJAX, HTML5, CSS3, and object-oriented JavaScript
  • Expert in JavaScript frameworks such as AngularJS, React, Mobx, jQuery and Node.js
  • Expert in Web Technologies (Apache, HTTP, SOAP, JSON, XML, RESTful APIs)
  • Proficient in DOM API, AJAX Programming and build systems such as Webpack, Grunt, Gulp
  • Strong command in Cross browser debugging and unit, integration and performance testing of web applications and mobile websites
  • Knowledge of advanced JavaScript and browser optimizations
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Experience of working with open source technologies and engaging with the community
  • Familiar with SCRUM or similar agile methodology
  • Experience leading software engineers and motivating people to do their best work.



  • MS/BS in Computer Science (or equivalent experience)



We offer a competitive and comprehensive benefits package. Please visit https://www.etradecareers.com/why-work-at-etrade/employee-benefits/ to learn more about the opportunities.

E*TRADE Financial is an Equal Opportunity Employer who encourages diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, disability, citizenship, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, military or protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.


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