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Automated OTC trading and settlement for institutional digital asset traders

Senior Backend Engineer

$150k – $175k • 0.05% – 0.15%
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Paradigm is seeking a senior backend engineer to join our team and help build out our flagship chat-based trading platform. You will work on developing mission critical and highly performant features from scratch for our institutional customers.

Paradigm is the leading institutional OTC trading platform for digital-asset futures and options with integrations to the largest derivatives exchanges in the world. We’ve established ourselves as the pioneers of online conversational trading and maintain our lead by delivering innovative and invaluable solutions to our customers frequently and flawlessly. In less than 12 months since launch, we’ve seen traded volumes eclipse $2 Billion across 200 institutional clients.

This is an extremely challenging role!

This is a fast paced and exciting environment where we push each other to be better. If you’d like to be a part of this small, but tight knit family, and can be available to start work immediately reach out to trading@paradigm.co.


  • Design, build and maintain scalable, secure web services and distributed systems
  • Design and develop robust solutions for trade negotiation and execution, real-time market data, chat messaging, authentication, and security
  • Help maintain existing codebase, infrastructure, test coverage, and documentation
  • Communicate requirements effectively within and across teams

Things that we believe are critical

  • 7+ years of backend engineering experience, ideally building products from ideation to launch with a strong engineering team
  • Thorough working knowledge of Django and its internals
  • Experience monitoring and scaling microservice-oriented systems
  • Familiarity with websocket architecture and implementation
  • Experience working with cloud-native AWS infrastructure and/or Kubernetes
  • Team-building and technical leadership experience
  • B.S. in Computer Science or a related field (M.S. a plus)

Our perks

  • Premium medical, dental, and vision insurance
  • Unlimited vacation time
  • MetroCard or equivalent transportation passes
  • Non-toxic, bro-free culture!

📣 All-lives do not matter, until black-lives do!

New York City • San Francisco
Job type
Visa sponsorship
Not Available
5+ years
Hiring contact

Anand Gomes

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People you would work with in this role
Went to Universidad De Oriente Venezuela

Ivan Mornar

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I'm full-stack software developer, passionate about new technologies. I worked on numerous projects of all sizes, where I contributed in a variety of roles.

Jure Mornar

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Full Stack Engineer @roomi

Anand Gomes

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6+ years in Sales and Trading roles across Energy, Rates and Credit markets. MBA / MS in Finance from Case Western Reserve

Paradigm at a glance

Automated OTC trading and settlement for institutional digital asset traders

Paradigm focuses on Trading and Cryptocurrency. Their company has offices in New York City and San Francisco. They have a small team that's between 1-10 employees.

You can view their website at https://www.paradigm.co/ or find them on Twitter and LinkedIn.

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