Senior/Lead Back End Engineer

Department: Engineering
Specialization: Developer
Seniority: Senior
Technologies: Python
Locations: Argentina Bogota Mexico City Ukraine
Client: Paradigm
Special referral bonus: No
Hot position?: Not Hot
Work model: Remote

Client is the leading institutional OTC trading platform providing a single point of access to multi-dealer, block liquidity for crypto futures and options across the largest derivatives exchanges globally. We’ve established ourselves as the pioneers of RFQ-based block trading, with $3+ billion in monthly volumes, and routinely account for 10-30% of daily global cryptocurrency option flows. The firm has a global network of 280+ counterparties that include hedge funds, OTC desks, lenders, structured product issuers, market makers, and family offices.

We are 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.

What is required?

  • 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
  • Extensive experience using Python
  • Some FE experience with React.js
  • Experience with Golang and/or Python (willing to learn Golang)
  • 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)

What you will do:

  • 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

About AgileEngine

Founded as a dev tool vendor with a 2-person team

2010

Opened a dev center in Ukraine

2012

Pivoted into outsourced product development

2014

Launched mobile and UI labs

2015

Got our first Inc. 5000 award

2016

Opened a dev center in Argentina

2017

Became a top-3 ranked custom software developer in DC, Ukraine, and Argentina

2019

Became the #1 software development company to hire in 2020

2020

Opened new dev centers in Mexico and Colombia, counting 500+ experts

2021

How we lead

A company where experts grow, hone their skills, and do what they love, AgileEngine is guided by these principles:

Stay agile and embrace changes

Thrive in a results-driven culture with individual autonomy

Innovate with fellow experts in a no-blame environment

Learn from mistakes and move on

Foster mutual trust and support

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