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Backend Engineer

Company: FalconX
Location: San Mateo
Posted on: June 19, 2022

Job Description:

Who are we?FalconX is one of the fastest-growing startups in FinTech. We are redefining prime brokerage from the ground up. -We are backed by some of the best investors in the world including Accel, American Express, B Capital, Coinbase, Fidelity, Flybridge, Lightspeed and Tiger Global.We deliver institutional digital asset traders best-in-class trading, credit, custody and structured products. We trade, lend and secure tens of billions of dollars monthly, are highly profitable, and growing fast, so we need your help! -We are data-driven. -Whether it's a growth or product decision, we believe data can always help us make more precise and informed choices.We move fast. -Speed of execution is essential for any startup, but we believe this is even more pertinent in our 24/7 industry.We prioritize learning. -Outcomes are mission-critical, but we also believe that learning in success and in failure will drive our continued success. Our industry is emergent - there's no shortage of experiments to get involved with and to continue growing and learning together.FalconX -has offices in San Mateo, Bangalore and Chicago.Who is on the team?We are entrepreneurs. Many in our company have been founders or have aspirations to eventually start their own company. We take these ambitions and experiences to bring a solutions-oriented mindset to the problems we encounter day-to-day. -We are experienced. We have been fortunate to have learned from mentors and peers at institutions such as Google, LinkedIn, JUMP Trading, Citadel, PEAK6 Investments, Goldman Sachs, Harvard Business School, Carnegie Mellon, IIT + more.Responsibilities

  • Design and create customer facing products and internal tools, -write performant code adhering to company's coding style guides with proper unit test coverage, identify bottlenecks in the system and improve application response times.
  • Work with engineers, product managers, business team and senior leadership to turn our product and technical vision into a tangible roadmap every quarter.
  • Take ownership of technical aspects of our infrastructure, ensuring that the platform is being used to its fullest potential through designing and building applications around our customer's needs
  • Review and monitor current engineering work, as well as previously constructed applications, to ensure the software is running as smoothly as possible
  • Rapidly iterate to add new functionality, solve complex problems with simple, intuitive, and customer focused solutions while shipping quality application
  • Provide support for platform related issues; Triage and fix issues reported to help with timely resolutionRequired Qualifications
    • BE/Btech degree with equivalent years of experience -
    • You have at least 5 years of experience in software engineering and have experience to work with production scale web applications
    • You have at least 3 years experience writing production code in python strongly preferred
    • You have at least 1 year working in AWS environment -
    • You're comfortable working backend, and are excited about diving into the backend or datastore as needed
    • You have good knowledge regarding data structures, algorithms, and asynchronous architectures
    • You have understand of modern industry technical methodologies and are comfortable operating in dynamic environments
    • You're passionate about building an open financial system that expand our product to next level
    • A plus if you have experience with docker based applications in cloud infra -
    • A plus if you have ML experience about Tensorflow, MLlib, H2O etc
    • A plus if you have security experience

Keywords: FalconX, San Mateo , Backend Engineer, Engineering , San Mateo, California

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