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Backend Engineer

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Kalshi

Kalshi

11-50 employees

Trading platform for event outcome speculation

Data & Analytics
Consulting
Fintech
Financial Services

Compensation Overview

$100k - $200kAnnually

+ Equity

Mid

Remote in USA

Category
Backend Engineering
Software Engineering
Required Skills
Data Structures & Algorithms
Requirements
  • 4+ years of software engineering experience
  • Experience planning and leading large projects with long-term impact on a single system or team
  • Strong technical grasp and ability to tackle complex engineering problems
  • Solid understanding of relational databases and transactions
  • Familiar with writing highly concurrent systems
  • History of creating and applying new processes and tooling to increase engineering efficiency
  • Excellent judgment on task prioritizations
  • Growth mindset and eagerness to learn
  • Ability to ship at incredible speed
Responsibilities
  • Building order matching and trade execution algorithms and data structures
  • Developing high-performance data feeds and trading APIs for clients
  • Creating high guarantee and availability clearing systems
  • Leading integrations with external market makers, brokers, and hedge funds
  • Stress testing large-scale critical systems
  • Optimizing database access patterns and internal algorithms
  • Designing new market structures
  • Being close to the customer and shipping products with high quality
  • Making decisions independently

Kalshi's platform offers "event contracts," a unique asset class enabling traders to speculate on various event outcomes. The platform utilizes US federal regulation to expand commodity derivatives, paving the way for the futures market to address emerging economic risks.

Company Stage

Series B

Total Funding

$136.2M

Headquarters

New York City, New York

Founded

2019

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

4%

1 year growth

21%

2 year growth

11%