Automated OTC trading and settlement for institutional digital asset traders
Senior Backend Engineer$150k – $175k • 0.05% – 0.15%
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
- 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)
- Premium medical, dental, and vision insurance
- Unlimited vacation time
- MetroCard or equivalent transportation passes
- Non-toxic, bro-free culture!
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