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Principal Engineer
Paxos Platform
Confirmed live in the last 24 hours
Remote • United States
Experience Level
Desired Skills
Apache Kafka
Data Structures & Algorithms
  • 8+ years of software development experience, building scalable and reliable online services
  • Strong computer science and programming fundamentals (data structures, algorithms)
  • Play a critical role in helping to set the direction and goals for the engineering organization, in terms of project impact, quality, and engineering efficiency
  • Design, develop, test, deploy, maintain, and enhance software solutions, leading high-quality implementation from concept through to launch
  • Effectively resolve ambiguity, analyzing complex requirements and breaking down features and initiatives into tactical tasks
  • Search for the truth in product conceptualization and development, ensuring designs and implementations are fully aligned with the company mission and product goals
  • Immerse yourself in blockchain technology, cryptocurrency for enterprises and investors, our regulation-first approach, and more!
  • Influence the engineering culture in your broader team and advocate for higher quality and engineering efficiency
  • Help with recruiting new members to the team by pitching the team and projects. Help onboard new members into your team, by mentoring them and making it easy to ramp up your team's codebases
Desired Qualifications
  • 5 years of experience in a technical leadership role leading project teams and setting technical direction
  • 3 years of experience working in a complex, matrixed organization involving cross-functional, and/or cross-business projects
  • Solid understanding of concepts like load balancing, HA/failover, ingress, inter-service communications in a microservices style cluster, idempotence, ACID, guaranteed delivery, etc
  • Technical expertise in at least one domain like Trading Systems, Distributed Systems, Cryptography, Databases, or AWS
  • Can understand and articulate the architecture of an entire system, including the technical trade-offs between different design implementations of high performance, low latency order state management
  • Familiar with digital-native online web application architectures and infrastructures, including clustering (Kubernetes), containerizing (Docker), message queuing (MQ / Kafka), telemetry/instrumentation (Prometheus/Grafana), etc
  • Familiar with APIs / Connectivity technologies, REST API or FIX, sockets, TCP, UDP, multicast
  • Eager to work openly and collaboratively with a diverse multi-disciplinary team, collaborating effectively with stakeholders
  • Constantly seeks to learn new technologies, innovate and discover better ways to solve engineering challenges of high-performance trading systems and APIs, including performance tuning, latency optimizations, and constant new development of APIs

201-500 employees