Backend Engineer

Europe, United Kingdom, London
Job ID: 2118

Job Description

[c. £125-175k Comp Package | Hybrid Working]

Our client is a leading digital asset trading infrastructure provider that offers institutional-grade execution, liquidity access, and portfolio management solutions. They are currently seeking a talented Backend Software Engineer to join their Engineering team in London. As a key member of the engineering team, the successful candidate will be responsible for designing, implementing, and testing backend components while contributing to the development and functionality of the Data Platform.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Develop and enhance the low-latency/high-frequency trading platform using Golang
  • Build new services to meet critical product and business needs
  • Collaborate with engineers, designers, product managers, and senior leadership to create a tangible roadmap every quarter
  • Write reusable, testable, and efficient code that is performant, stable, and secure
  • Monitor and support all production system components, including trading algorithms, exchange connectivity, analytics, and market data
  • Estimate, design, develop, and unit test features

Key Requirements:

  • 3+ years of experience in Financial Services (Buy or Sell-Side)
  • Proficiency in backend technologies, including Go or other structured languages (C#/Java)
  • Experience with React, TypeScript, and JavaScript
  • Knowledge of PostgreSQL and cloud technologies (Cloud Function/App Engine/BigQuery)
  • Strong understanding of data structures, algorithms, and designing for performance
  • Familiarity with deployment technologies, issue management, code versioning, continuous integration, and deployment tools
  • Excellent object-oriented or functional analysis and design skills
  • Experience with POSIX-oriented, Serverless Architecture, and public cloud (GCP/AWS)
  • Bachelor's degree or relevant work experience in Computer Science, Mathematics, Electrical Engineering, or related technical discipline
  • (Desired) Experience deploying software on cloud platforms (AWS, Azure, or GCP)
  • (Desired) Understanding of containerisation and associated technologies (Docker, etc)

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