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Founding Backend Engineer - Core Trading Platform

AlgoTest India

AlgoTest India

Software Engineering
India
Posted on Wednesday, July 5, 2023
We are a dynamic and fast-growing startup that is revolutionizing the trading industry by developing an innovative trading platform specifically designed for retail traders. Our goal is to empower individuals with the tools and knowledge to make informed trading decisions, ultimately leveling the playing field for retail traders in the financial markets. We are seeking a highly skilled and motivated Founding Software Engineer to join our core team and help shape our platform from the ground up. Position OverviewAs the Founding Software Engineer, you will play a pivotal role in the development and implementation of our trading platform. You will work closely with our founders, and other engineers to build a scalable and user-friendly platform that meets the unique needs of retail traders. Responsibilities
  • Architect and develop the core infrastructure of our trading platform, ensuring its scalability, reliability, and security.
  • Write clean, maintainable, and efficient code.
  • Collaborate closely with founders to define the technical roadmap and contribute to strategic decision-making processes.
Requirements
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, or a related field. Advanced degree is a plus.
  • Proven experience (3+ years) in software development, preferably in a startup or fast-paced environment.
  • Strong proficiency in back-end and/or full-stack development, with expertise in technologies such as Python, Java, C++, or similar languages.
  • Experience in designing and implementing RESTful APIs and microservices architecture.
  • Familiarity with cloud platforms (e.g., AWS, Azure, GCP, DigitalOcean) and containerization technologies (e.g., Docker, Kubernetes).
  • Solid understanding of database management systems (e.g., MongoDB, PostgreSQL) and proficiency in a SQL and a NoSQL DB.
  • A self-driven and entrepreneurial mindset, with a willingness to take ownership and drive projects to successful completion.
Preferred Qualifications: * Prior experience in the trading or financial industry, including knowledge of trading systems, market data, or algorithmic trading.