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On a mission to gamify stock market education

Backend Engineer

$80k – $120k • 0.0% – 1.0%
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We’re looking for a passionate and talented backend engineer who is excited to work on a growing mobile app. This individual will be an integral member of our team, and will be involved in the design, development, integration and testing of an innovative mobile product capable of scaling to millions of users.

- Research and interface with third-party APIs to provide scalable solutions
- Provide client endpoints and manage authorization access levels
- Implement and maintain serverless backend logic
- Architect and implement a custom solution for scale
- Monitor and optimize data usage to minimize cost and maximize performance

- 2+ years of backend development experience
- Experience with a major cloud provider (Google Cloud Platform, AWS, etc.)
- Experience with SQL or/and NoSQL
- Good understanding of Distributed Systems that support multiple front end applications

- Experience with one or two of the following languages: Javascript, Java, Ruby, Python
- Experience with database optimization for NoSQL
- Experience working with a mobile team
- Experience working for a B2C app or Fintech startup
- Experience trading
- Experience building, using, and maintaining CI/CD pipelines

- Earn equity in one of the top up-and-coming fintech apps - recently 120th Finance app in the App Store
- Take on core responsibilities and make an impact far beyond the scope of a traditional development role
- Experience what it’s like to work in a fast-paced, early-stage startup environment alongside a talented BLUECHXP team (comprised of former professional traders and experienced entrepreneurs)
- Get exposure to and support from TopstepTraders’ larger team, voted “Chicago’s 101 Best and Brightest Companies to Work For” three years in a row, and #14 on Crain’s Best Places to Work in the entire City of Chicago in 2018!
- Receive mentorship and guidance from experienced founders and team members, including the tech team at TopstepTrader
- Flexible hours and casual startup office environment

BLUECHXP at a glance

On a mission to gamify stock market education

BLUECHXP focuses on Mobile Games, Finance Technology, Educational Games, and Stocks. Their company has offices in Chicago. They have a small team that's between 1-10 employees.

You can view their website at http://bluechxp.com