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Trading systems senior software Engineer

FalconX

FalconX

Software Engineering
Bengaluru, Karnataka, India
Posted on Thursday, November 2, 2023

Who are we?

FalconX is the most advanced digital asset platform for institutions. We provide trade execution, credit & treasury management, prime offering and market making services. Given our global operations, industry-leading technology and deep liquidity, we have facilitated client transactions of $1 trillion in volume. Our products & services are regulated, compliant and trusted.

We are a team of engineers, product builders, institutional sales and trading leaders, operations experts, and business strategists. Our teammates have entrepreneurial experience and come from companies such as Google, Apple, Paypal, Citadel, Bridgewater, and Goldman Sachs. And, we embody our values: Think big; Drive bold outcomes; Be one team; Iterate with speed; and be an entrepreneur.

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.

What is the role?

FalconX is seeking software engineers to develop trading infrastructure components, tools and systems for crypto. The ideal candidate will have 5+ years of experience building large-scale production system, high-performance trading applications and driving improvements in all facets of the trading ecosystem.

The trading systems engineer will:

  • Design, develop and deploy FalconX’s trading tools and systems.
  • Architect trading components for scalability, performance, robustness and resilience.
  • Build frameworks for market access and execution strategies.
  • Partner with product managers and other technologists to devise next gen trading
  • solutions.
  • Learn about crypto markets and participants to enhance trading intelligence and
  • capabilities.
  • Research, innovate and drive software engineering excellence.

What are the qualifications?

  • 5+ years of experience with an undergraduate degree in Computer Science, Software
  • Engineering, EE or similar
  • Experience building high performance/low-latency trading components and systems.
  • Solid experience in C++ (’11 and later) developing high performance, scalable
  • applications.
  • Programming exerience in Python and SQL.
  • Strong background in advanced data structures and algorithms.
  • Familiarity with WebSockets, REST API and FIX.
  • Experience in cloud networking as well as cloud server efficiency improvement.
  • Experience in crypto exchange or crypto trading firms would be a plus.
  • Proficiency in the SDLC process including design/requirement specs, testing, change management and CI/CD.