Software Engineer (Chicago/ New York/ San Francisco)

Chicago OR NYC, IL 60622

Posted: 05/09/2018 Category: Opportunistic Job Number: 10407

Job Description


* Design, build and maintain scalable, efficient, reusable code for core components of a microservice streaming backend.

* Define and translate business needs and stories into working functional solutions in a timely manner.

* Maintain and improve existing components while optimizing architecture for better performance and responsiveness across stack.

* Communicate across a geographically dispersed team to ensure code reuse and architectural cohesion.

* Mentor junior team members.



* 3+ years professional experience in core server side development in Java. Preference for 5 years plus experience.

* Demonstrated experience independently leading projects from start to finish. 

* Experience working successfully with distributed teams.

* Willingness to work across traditional technical role boundaries as needed to support a small startup environment.

* Experience with real-time streaming applications that make use of messaging bus software (Kafka).

* Experience with SQL and/or NoSQL databases and the ability to define relevant data models from scratch.

* Experience with setting up and running scalable, highly available, and disaster recovery compliant services in Amazon Web Services (AWS)

* Experience with docker containerized environments

* Deep understanding of object oriented programming, design patterns, unit testing and modern software design principles.

* Strong knowledge of modern security and performance considerations. 

* Solid fundamentals in abstract data structures and algorithms.

* Familiarity with programming in Python and JavaScript.

* Familiarity working with HTTP and web centric systems.


Nice to Have:

* Previous work building trading or financial platforms a plus, but not necessary

* Interest in cryptocurrencies a plus but not necessary; You will be working with a small team passionate about the space

* Agile methodologies

* Start-up experience

* Knowledge of basic security principles and best practices.

* Experience designing secure software platforms.



* Health, dental and vision insurance

* 401k

* Stock options

* Flexible vacation time

Job Requirements

Javascript, React, OO Programming, Cor Java

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Evan Pollock

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