Backend Software Engineer - Trading Infrastructure

Feb 16, 2023

Job Description

sFOX is a full-service prime dealer uniting liquidity from over 30 exchanges and OTC desks in one easy-to-manage platform. sFOX's platform provides traders with best execution services from a single account, a single counterparty, and a single workflow — giving traders greater capital efficiency. Its smart order router algorithmically routes traders to the most competitive prices worldwide, reducing slippage and improving trade performance across immense scale.

As a Software Engineer on our Trading Infrastructure team, you will help us develop scalable infrastructure that processes millions of orders each day while providing cutting edge services to high-end financial customers. An ideal candidate is someone with hands-on experience designing and implementing trading systems in the traditional finance or crypto trading industry using Golang.


  • Work on features to increase the speed and functionality of our trading infrastructure: whether it's new trading algorithms, exchange integrations, performance improvements, or new features for the platform
  • Play an active role in executing our system architecture and roadmap
  • Collaborate with our Product Management team to form a plan of attack for a new features, optimize performance of services and write tests
  • Grow to become an expert in understanding our entire trading systems and all associated services
  • Use deductive reasoning to solve complex problems that potentially exist beyond the scope of your local environment

Job Requirements

  • Knowledge of Order types and routing, exchange management and systems performance is required
  • Experience building high performance, low latency distributed trading systems
  • At least 3 years experience working with Golang (preferred), C#, C++, or Java
  • Self-starter, capable of handling projects from the idea phase all the way into customers' hands and beyond
  • You take pride in code quality and test infrastructure while prioritizing execution speed, security, and the end-user experience

Not Required, but Nice to Have:

  • You have a passion for cryptocurrency and blockchain technologies
  • Data manipulation - SQL and Snowflake is a plus
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