Core Engineer - Cloud

    • Flexible / Remote
IEX Cloud is a cutting-edge data platform that allows data owners to deliver and monetize their data seamlessly through an advanced RESTful API and associated e-commerce platform. For developers of financial applications, it reduces the complexity of delivering amazing end-user experiences at an affordable price. 

IEX Cloud is a wholly-owned subsidiary of IEX Group and has developed a financial data platform for data creators and consumers. IEX Group was founded in 2012 with the mission to inspire fairness and innovation by creating technology that levels the playing field. The company started by building a U.S. equities exchange, the Investors Exchange, that’s setting a new standard for trading and protecting investors. The story behind the founding of IEX was chronicled in Michael Lewis’ 2014 book Flash Boys: A Wall Street Revolt

The Core Engineer will:

  • Design and implement scalable APIs
  • Design and build large-scale low-latency distributed systems
  • Implement stable and scalable designs
  • Implement world-class techniques to ensure infrastructure uptime and platform resiliency

 What you'll do:

  • Experience producing and rapidly delivering minimum viable products
  • Knowledge about popular design patterns and algorithms 
  • Excellent programming skills in a major programming language (e.g. C++, Java, Python)
  • Understanding of security best practices for Cloud
  • Experience working on complex problems and distributed systems where scalability and performance are extremely important
  • Efficient and effective communication skills
  • Strong understanding of data architecture and related problems
  • Experience with SQL (Postgres), NoSQL and/or Big Data

 Your background:

  • Knowledge of financial markets. Cross-asset experience a plus.
  • Deep understanding of Infrastructure concepts (web-based protocols and security, load balancing, high availability) and related technologies. Experience with one or more of the following: HAProxy, Nginx, Fastly, Varnish
  • Experience architecting, designing, and developing applications on a Public Cloud Service. GCP a plus.
  • Strong understanding of data architecture and related problems
  • Knowledge of operating systems and distributed systems (e.g., fault-tolerance, consistency, service discovery, etc.)
  • Knowledge of TCP/IP networking and network protocols
  • RESTful API design and implementation and messaging system experience

Here at IEX, we are dedicated to an inclusive workplace and culture. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer that does not discriminate on the basis of actual or perceived race, color, creed, religion, alienage or national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, age, disability or handicap, sex, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local laws. This policy not only complies with all applicable laws and protects workers' rights but is vital to IEX’s overall mission and values.

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