Senior 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 Senior 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 technologies such as Golang, C#, or Java.


  • 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 helping our CTO office influence 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

  • Proven expertise in designing and implementing trading systems, whether in traditional finance or in the cryptocurrency ecosystem
  • Deep knowledge of order types and routing, exchange management, and systems performance
  • Experience building high performance, low latency distributed trading systems
  • 8-10 years of hands on software engineering - Golang expertise is desirable, but equivalent frameworks such as C# and Java are also applicable
  • 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 over "cool tech"

Not Required, but Nice to Have:

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