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Backend Software Engineer

Company: MerQube
Location: New York
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

ResponsibilitiesAs an engineer early in the startup, you will design, build and operate large scale services leveraging public clouds to build an industry-leading platform for financial indices. The platform supports onboarding new customers, ingesting and processing large amounts of data from a variety of sources, and computing a variety of financial indices. We are looking for self-driven engineers who are comfortable building this platform in a collaborative and fast-paced environment with careful attention to detail.
About the RoleMerQube is leading the charge in the next generation of financial indices. We are building a platform that enables our customers to quickly build and deploy indices based on custom financial strategies. This requires building a high availability platform and infrastructure that is fault tolerant even when one or more of our dependencies may fail when billions of dollars are at stake. Most of our services are written in Python leveraging AWS components (S3/RDS etc.) and Kubernetes running on AWS. We also leverage Google Pub/Sub, BigQuery on Google's cloud for real time data processing workloads. -
Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or equivalent work experience.
  • 5+ years experience building production services using Python/Go/C++/Java
  • Experience designing, building, and operating complex features as part of a team.Preferred Qualifications
    • Familiarity with public cloud environments (GCP/AWS) or a strong desire and aptitude to ramp-up on them.
    • Experience developing complex backend applications
    • Experience with pandas, numpy, scipy
    • Familiarity with data processing pipelines and workflows (Apache Airflow or similar)Benefits
      • Equity that is meaningful and getting to the right people easily.
      • Flex/remote work with offices in New York and Bay Area
      • Healthcare/Dental benefits
      • 401k match
      • Generous and industry-leading time off policy
      • Reimbursement towards cell phone/home internet

Keywords: MerQube, New York , Backend Software Engineer, IT / Software / Systems , New York, New York

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