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Full-Time

Senior Software Engineer

Updated on 7/17/2024

Alphataraxia

Alphataraxia

11-50 employees

Quantitative investment in energy markets

Venture Capital
Energy

Compensation Overview

$170k - $200kAnnually

+ Discretionary Bonus

Senior

Los Angeles, CA, USA

Category
Backend Engineering
FinTech Engineering
Software Engineering
Required Skills
Kubernetes
Python
React.js
Docker
FastAPI
Development Operations (DevOps)
Requirements
  • 5+ years of experience in a Software Engineering or similar role
  • Strong coding skills in Python, FastAPI preferred
  • Full stack coding experience, with a passion for backend architecture and a comfort with working on the frontend (React)
  • Strong testing mentality
  • Experience with Docker and Kubernetes
  • An ability to grapple with quantitative concepts and systems
  • Comfort working both individually as well as collaboratively, at times in a fast-paced and dynamic environment
  • Strong ownership of work to proactively lead improvements for the Investment Engineering team
  • A love of learning new technologies and a desire to experiment with new tools and systems
Responsibilities
  • Building out proprietary systems and tools that are the backbone of the business in trading speculative wholesale power contracts and hedging out risk in existing portfolios
  • Interfacing directly with Investment Analysts, Investment Engineers, Data Engineers, and DevOps Engineers to deliver needed tools and improve the existing platform
  • Designing, building, and maintaining critical tools and processes used to transact in energy markets
  • Ensuring excellence in code quality and architecture
  • Proposing architectural improvements and changes to the platform and tools to up the game
  • Mentoring early career engineers in software development best practices to foster an environment of excellence and growth

Alphataraxia Management LP is a forward-thinking energy-focused quantitative investment management group specializing in data-centric investment strategies that influence electricity grids and energy prices. This company provides a stimulating work environment due to its startup model which encourages small, collaborative teams and deep quantitative analysis. These elements, combined with the company's commitment to stabilizing energy prices and advancing renewable energy adoption, position it as a leader in promoting sustainable energy market solutions.

Company Stage

N/A

Total Funding

N/A

Headquarters

Arlington, Virginia

Founded

N/A

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

3%

1 year growth

12%

2 year growth

42%