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Staff Software Engineer
Microservices
Confirmed live in the last 24 hours
Locations
Remote • United States
Experience Level
Entry
Junior
Mid
Senior
Expert
Desired Skills
Agile
AWS
Apache Kafka
Data Structures & Algorithms
Docker
C/C++/C#
Java
Kotlin
REST APIs
Rust
Kubernetes
Go
Blockchain
TCP/IP
Requirements
  • 8+ years of software development experience, including at least one of the following: Golang, Kotlin, Rust, Java, C++
  • Strong computer science and programming fundamentals (data structures, algorithms)
Responsibilities
  • Play a critical role in helping to set the direction and goals for the team, in terms of project impact, quality, and engineering efficiency
  • Design and implement high quality software from concept through to launch - taking ownership of design, coding, testing and deployment of key proprietary software components of our Trading platforms
  • Apply engineering best-practices including unit and integration testing, source code version control, agile planning/estimation
  • Effectively resolve ambiguity, analyzing complex requirements and breaking down features and initiatives into tactical tasks
  • Effectively navigate the trade-offs among MVP vs Enterprise-Grade, Time-to-market and in other relevant dimensions
  • 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 in your team's codebases
Desired Qualifications
  • Mastery of core engineering concepts including data structures, design best practices, run-time optimizations, and algorithmic complexity
  • Able to apply both OO and functional style to coding
  • Solid understanding of concepts like load balancing, HA/failover, ingress, inter-service communications in a microservices style cluster, idempotence, ACID, guaranteed delivery, etc
  • Technical expert 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
Paxos

201-500 employees