If you are a seasoned software engineer with a passion for platform engineering and development tools, here’s the chance to contribute to the success of one of the world's foremost proprietary trading firms. This role offers a unique opportunity to shape and maintain the core platform and development tools that empower the engineering teams to deliver top-tier software solutions.
With hugely competitive compensation and the flexibility of a hybrid work arrangement, this role presents an exciting chance to make a significant impact in the world of high-frequency trading.
- Lead the design, development, and upkeep of platform infrastructure, emphasizing scalability, reliability, and peak performance.
- Collaborate closely with cross-functional teams to comprehend their requirements and deliver effective solutions.
- Innovate and enrich the development tools and frameworks leveraged by our engineering teams, streamlining the software development process, and boosting productivity. This encompasses automated testing frameworks, as well as continuous integration and delivery pipelines.
- Offer technical guidance and mentorship to junior engineers, fostering their professional growth.
- Keep abreast of emerging technologies and industry best practices in platform engineering and development tools, advocating for their adoption where relevant.
- Identify opportunities to automate manual processes and enhance development workflows, contributing to overall efficiency gains.
- Continually evaluate and optimize existing tools and infrastructure to elevate efficiency and maintain a high level of developer productivity.
- Extensive experience as a software engineer, with a strong emphasis on platform engineering and development tools.
- Proficiency in at least one programming language, ideally Python, C++, or Rust.
- Comprehensive knowledge of build systems (e.g., Bazel/CMake/Gradle etc.)
- In-depth understanding of platform engineering concepts, covering cloud infrastructure, containerization, orchestration, and scalability.
- Proven track record in developing and maintaining development tools and frameworks, code generators, testing frameworks, and CI/CD pipelines.
This position is hybrid, with 2-3 days per week in the New York office. Base salary can be $250k with total compensation of up to $350k per year. In addition to the financial benefits, you can expect generous (company matched) 401k contributions, 5 weeks of paid vacation + 11 paid holidays, free food when attending the office & various other perks.