Full-Time

Senior Trading Infrastructure Engineer

Posted on 5/8/2024

dYdX

dYdX

51-200 employees

Crypto trading platform with advanced financial products

Financial Services
Crypto & Web3
Venture Capital

Senior

New York, NY, USA

Required Skills
Blockchain
Requirements
  • 5+ years experience working as a backend software engineer
  • Experience with trading system development at a mid/high frequency firm writing code to communicate with exchanges (i.e. order entry and low latency feed handlers)
  • Experience working on exchange infrastructure, dealing with low latency order intake, risk checks, and matching
  • Strong experience in a systems programming language and network programming knowledge
  • Deep understanding of distributed systems and software architectures, excellent coding skills, strong CS fundamentals, and strong debugging capabilities
  • Fast learner who can quickly master new technologies
Responsibilities
  • Design, build, and scale decentralized matching engine, risk system, and limit order book for blockchain protocol using CosmosSDK along with its surrounding backend systems
  • Provide technical guidance and leadership in navigating tradeoffs (architecture, timeline, etc.)
  • Ensure best practices within the engineering team through guidance on architecture, code reviews, performance, testing, efficiency, and other engineering excellence improvements
  • Collaborate with engineers, designers, researchers and product managers to turn requirements into products and lead the execution end-to-end
  • Mentor and develop junior engineers

dYdX offers a powerful open trading platform for advanced crypto financial products, enabling trading of perpetual contracts with low fees and deep liquidity, leveraging the Ethereum blockchain and StarkWare's Layer 2 solution for increased security and privacy. The platform also provides up to 20x more buying power and is designed to be mobile-friendly and secure with cross-margining capabilities.

Company Stage

Series C

Total Funding

$87M

Headquarters

New York, New York

Founded

2017

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

-1%

1 year growth

14%

2 year growth

63%

Benefits

Health: We offer top-tier health, dental, and vision insurance.

Food: Enjoy fully catered lunch and snacks every day each week

Vacation: Take as much time off as you need to be productive

Ownership: Meaningful equity and competitive compensation.

Wellness: Monthly fitness, wellness, and gym reimbursements.

Relaxation: Events, offsites, and board game nights with the team!