Software Engineer (Fulltime position)

Location: NYC NY, .
Date Posted: 05-16-2017
Job title: Software Engineer
Fulltime position
Location: NYC NY
The company is looking for a software engineer to join the team responsible for designing and developing our distributed-systems products and platforms, which power leading digital currency trading venues and permissioned blockchain solutions. Our software is built using C#, using custom messaging mechanisms over multiple transport protocols, with customized persistence and storage mechanisms, all optimized for high-volume enterprise-class real-time access-controlled transaction processing. In this position, you will work in every layer of the service tier (transports, messaging, framework, data persistence, business logic, …) and develop a rich understanding of both the system mechanisms and the application business domains.

Job Responsibilities:

As a key member of the software development and delivery team, you will:
  • Be part of a multi-disciplinary engineering team focused on delivering world-class industrial-strength distributed-systems software
  • Work with other developers, test engineers, analysts, and project managers to develop and deliver software products and solution implementations
  • Contribute to the evolution and enhancement of both our trading venue and blockchain platform product lines
  • Participate in solution development/delivery, using our products and platforms
  • Leverage Agile practices to incrementally and iteratively deliver high value
  • Analyze, design, code, and test software elements, with an eye for building functional, performant, scalable, solid production software in a timely manner
  • Prepare technical documentation and diagrams
  • Cultivate expertise in relevant aspects of target business domains and apply that knowledge to maximize technology value
  • Assist project and product leaders in making risk-managed planning and release decisions


  • Proficiency in one or more OO languages (C#/.NET strongly preferred)
  • Familiarity with distributed systems patterns and techniques (SOA preferred)
  • Understanding of multithreading and concurrency
  • Experience with sockets, WebSockets, and/or message oriented middleware
  • Experience with serialization techniques like JSON, binary, or protobufs
  • Experience building, troubleshooting, and debugging distributed systems
  • Knowledge of code profiling, optimization, analysis tool
  • Familiarity with BDD/TDD and automated testing
  • Commitment to lean programming style and aversion to bloatware
  • Creative problem solver able to consider and propose multiple alternatives, taking into account technical and non-technical trade-offs and side effects
  • Some experience with trading or post-trading systems, payment systems, or financial processing systems is preferred
  • Knowledge of Bitcoin, cryptocurrencies, and/or blockchain technologies is a plus
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills with ability to collaborate with both technical and business staff
  • Ability to meet deadlines and work well under pressure in a fast-paced team environment
  • Passionate about technology and problem-solving
  • Desire to learn about complex financial business domains
  • 3-5 years experience building distributed, transactional software solutions
Thanks & Regards,

Wajid | Technical Recruiter
Global Nest
An E-Verify Company.
Voice:(732) 333-4382 I Fax: (732) 479 -1321
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