E*TRADE Financial Database Engineer (UniVerse) in Centennial, Colorado

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


E*TRADE has a need for a Universe Database Engineer in our Centennial CO location. This individual will ensure the integrity, performance, and reliability of development, QA, and production of the MultiValue UniVerse systems while focusing on improving the systems on a DevOps team (or some other DevOps language).RESPONSIBILITIES

  • With occasional supervision from project-team leaders:

  • Reviews functional requirements and prepares and documents TCA software application designs and solutions and their associated project task descriptions and effort estimates.

  • Performs new development, maintenance fixes and enhancements to meet business requirements.

  • Documents technical requirements, software designs, project task descriptions, and effort estimates.

  • Plans, develops, and executes both automated and manual unit and integration tests and assists to assure all tests are successfully completed prior to production. Documents how they are used and the results.When requested, troubleshoots application issues to identify root causes in production, quality assurance and other environments.

  • Reviews concepts and plans with Senior Systems Architects and/or Software Team Leads both before and after developing designs and software code.

  • Meets and works as requested and as needed with Product Management, QA, and others on assigned projects.Other duties as assigned.



  • Bachelor’s degree (pref. Computer Science or related degree) or equivalent experience

  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience in; Application development in UniVerse on the UniVerse platform, or other MultiValue platform HTML, CSS , UV/PICK BASIC, and Python desired


  • Background in Securities/Banking/Financial Services

  • Unix/Linux

  • XML and/or Web Services

  • JDBC and JPA/Hibernate

  • Relational DB principles using Structured Query Language (SQL)

  • Agile/Scrum methodologies

  • Experience working in a desktop Linux environment

  • Experience working with an issue management system

  • Basic skills with Excel spreadsheets and Word documents

  • Highly self-motivated, with the ability to complete tasks with minimal guidance, and to learn independently

  • Excellent analytical and problem solving abilities

  • Excellent teamwork and collaboration skills in working in a cross-functional team

  • Ability to juggle tasks and priorities to meet rapidly changing deadlines

We offer a competitive and comprehensive benefits package. Please visit 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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Requisition ID2018-11371

Professional AreaTechnology