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Senior Software Engineer, DevOps

FalconX

FalconX

Software Engineering
San Francisco, CA, USA · San Francisco Bay Area, CA, USA
Posted on Tuesday, February 6, 2024

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.

Responsibilities

  • Engage in and improve the whole lifecycle of services—from inception and design, through deployment, operation and refinement. Embed with Engineering teams to apply industry best practices.
  • Build and manage systems, infrastructure and applications through automation
  • Support services before they go live through activities such as system design consulting, developing software platforms and frameworks, capacity planning and launch reviews
  • Maintain services once they are live by measuring and monitoring availability, latency and overall system health
  • Scale systems sustainably through mechanisms like automation, and evolve systems by pushing for changes that improve reliability and velocity
  • Practice sustainable incident response and blameless postmortems
  • Together with your engineering team, you will share an on-call rotation and be an escalation contact for service incidents

Minimum Qualification

  • BS in Computer Science with 7 years+ or MS with 3 year working experience as Site Reliability Engineering (SRE)
  • Experience with programming in at least one of the following languages: C, C++, Java, Python, or Go.
  • Strong skills around observability, debugging and performance tuning, willing to dive into understanding, debugging, and improving any layer of the stack
  • Experience in data transformation & ETL on large data sets using open technologies like Spark, SQL and Python
  • Experience in infrastructure like AWS, GCP, Azure, mysql, kubernetes, Docker etc
  • Deep knowledge of Linux internals and networking protocols such as TCP/IP
  • Experience in advanced Data Lake, Data Warehouse concepts & Data Modeling experience (i.e. Relational, Dimensional, internet-scale logs)
  • Experience with programming in at least one of the following languages: C, C++, Java, Python, or Go.
  • 3+ years of complex SQL with strong knowledge of SQL optimization and understanding of logical & physical execution plans
  • Networking protocols such as TCP/IP

Preferred Qualification

  • Extensive experience in supporting production services
  • Expertise in designing, analyzing, and troubleshooting large-scale distributed systems
  • Systematic problem-solving approach, coupled with effective communication skills and a sense of drive

Base pay for this role is expected to be between $190,000 and $240,000 USD. This expected base pay range is based on information at the time this post was generated. This role will also be eligible for other forms of compensation such as a performance linked bonus, equity, and a competitive benefits package. Actual compensation for a successful candidate will be determined based on a number of factors such as skillset, experience, and qualifications.

Inclusivity Statement

FalconX is committed to building a diverse, inclusive, equitable, and safe workspace for all people. Our roles are intended for people from all walks of life. We encourage all those interested in applying to our organization to submit an application regardless if you are missing some of the listed background requirements, skills, or experiences!

As part of our commitment to inclusivity, FalconX would like to acknowledge that the EEOC survey has limited potential responses that you can select. For legal reasons, FalconX must use this language to align with federal requirements, however, we want to ensure that you are able to provide a response to our own voluntary survey questions about your identity that best aligns with your most true self.

FalconX is an equal opportunity employer and will not discriminate against an applicant or employee based on race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, sex (including gender, pregnancy, sexual orientation, and gender identity), age, physical or mental disability, veteran or military status, genetic information, citizenship, or any other legally-recognized protected basis under federal, state, or local law.

Applicants with disabilities may be entitled to reasonable accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act and other applicable state or local laws. A reasonable accommodation is a change in the way things are normally done which will ensure an equal employment opportunity without imposing undue hardship on FalconX. Please inform FalconX’s People team at recruiting@falconx.io, if you need assistance with participating in the application process.