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Step 1: Search for open positions

At the top of any page, click Search Open Positions.



Step 2: Apply for a position and create your candidate profile

Click on the position you are interested in and choose Apply or Apply with LinkedIn.



Step 3: Initial phone screening

After we review your resume and have determined you are a fit for the open position, a recruiter may contact you for an initial phone screening.

Consider this a pre-interview. The recruiter will ask you questions to get a better idea of how you would fit in the position at Scottrade. 



Step 4: In-person interview

Qualified candidates may be asked to attend an in-person interview with the hiring manager and recruiter after the initial phone screening. If you are a fit for the position and considered a final candidate, we will check your references.

It's at this point we decide if we are going to extend an offer of employment to you. Even if you are not selected for a position, we encourage you to check back often to view other openings.



Step 5: An offer is extended

If you are selected for the position, we will run a background check. If the background check is satisfactory, we may extend an offer of employment to you.

The background check is standard in the financial industry and is conducted by an outside firm.



Step 6: Accepting your offer

Once you accept an offer, you may work with your recruiter to select a start date and begin our onboarding process.

You will receive an email from Scottrade that contains a link to more information, including your start date, as well as a reminder of the location, your supervisor’s name and other instructions.



Step 7: Onboarding

Your first days at work will be guided by your Scottrade® onboarding experience, which includes members of Human Resources available to answer questions and offer training on Scottrade® policies and procedures.

During the onboarding process, you’ll become familiar with your expected duties and responsibilities in your new position, as well as your new colleagues and others who work in your department.





  • Once you apply for a position, Scottrade’s Human Resources and Talent Acquisition teams have access to your information. All information is kept confidential.

  • All applicants must be willing to undergo an extensive background check that includes, but is not limited to, a review of their credit history, criminal background and employment history as required by the specific position for which they apply. Applicants must also be authorized to work in the U.S., have the ability to read, write and speak English fluently, and operate a computer, telephone and other basic office equipment (specific examples dependent upon position).

  • You should receive an email from Scottrade regarding the position or job area you were referred to. If referred to a specific role, your next step would be to submit a formal application to the recommended role via our Careers site if it appeals to you.

  • Scottrade® associates are encouraged to refer talent to the firm for current and future opportunities. If you have a colleague who currently works at Scottrade and you are interested in pursuing opportunities with us, you are welcome to contact the associate and request that he/she submit your information as a referral.  Alternatively, you can note who referred you to Scottrade in your job application by selecting "Referral-I know someone at Scottrade" as part of the "How did you hear about us?" question.


  • Yes. Create a profile, or connect with us on LinkedIn, to keep informed of future openings. To access or create your candidate profile, you can click Sign In at the top right of the job search page.

  • You can check the status of your application(s), review similar job matches and new job opportunities, and it makes it easy to apply to multiple positions.

  • Yes. We encourage you to apply to positions that you are interested in and qualified for.

  • We require that all employees are authorized to work in the United States.


    Scottrade will consider sponsorship for open positions that have limited, qualified U.S. applicants. To qualify for sponsorship, the applicant must have a U.S. bachelor’s degree and the position must require someone with such an educational background. 

  • You will be considered specifically for the position you apply to. However, your information will be saved in our database and discoverable by recruiters. We recommend that you create a candidate profile either before or after your first job application to Scottrade to make it easier to update your information and apply to additional open positions.


  • If you are experiencing technical issues during the application process, please email

  • In order to maintain current and accurate records of all of the qualified applicants we receive for our open positions, all applications must be received through our careers website. If you are unable to access our application or complete this process due to a disability and you require a reasonable accommodation to do so, please call 314.965.1555 ext 2300, or email and one of our talent acquisition specialists will be happy to assist you.

  • If you are experiencing issues while resetting your password, please email  or call 800-888-1980.

  • External job postings shared on social media will always link back to Scottrade's careers website. However, we give candidates the opportunity to use the "Import from LinkedIn" feature while applying, which parses their LinkedIn profile information onto the job application.