Backend Engineer
Confirmed live in the last 24 hours

11-50 employees

Anticipated outcome financial exchange
Company Overview
Kalshi’s mission is to give Americans a tool to take control of economic risks that affect their everyday lives. The company is developing an ecosystem for event contracts into their financial exchange that allows people to trade on the anticipated outcome of events. Kalshi hopes to deliver a regulated financial product that allows Americans to hedge against economic consequences or to get a true signal on what policy direction the country is headed in.
Remote in USA • New York, NY, USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
Software Engineering
  • 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 excellent judgment on task prioritizations
  • Able to tackle complex engineering problems that deliver results
  • History of creating and applying new processes and tooling to increase engineering efficiency
  • Solid understanding of relational databases and transactions
  • Familiar with writing highly concurrent systems
  • Strong aspiration to learn and communication skills
  • Good intuition for REST API design
  • BS Degree or higher in Computer Science/Engineering
  • As a backend engineer, you will help build and scale both the core exchange and other product backends at Kalshi
  • Some of the projects you may work on:
Desired Qualifications
  • Some knowledge of web or mobile to drive projects end to end
  • Proven experience building large scale systems
  • Experience building financial systems, FIX API, etc