Software Engineer

Who We Are

Benzinga is a dynamic and innovative financial media outlet that empowers investors with high-quality, unique content that is coveted by Wall Street's top traders. Benzinga provides timely, actionable ideas that help users navigate even the most uncertain and volatile markets – in real-time with an unmatched caliber.

What You'll Do/Need

Are you an experienced backend engineer looking to make an impact at a company with national reach? Are you committed to solving problems in unusual ways? Does the prospect of building incredible products at a company that’s growing lightning-fast energize you? If so, Benzinga wants you. We’re hiring a Senior Backend Engineer to supercharge our next-generation news analytic platform and other financial products. We’re looking for someone who doesn't let challenges stand in the way of goals and obsesses over solutions, not problems.

Responsibilities

  • Fearlessly find new ways to solve problems
  • Work primarily in Go on the backend (microservices)
  • On the backend, create REST services with golang; work with large MongoDB, MySQL and
  • Postgres databases; and cover code with unit tests
  • Work with on-site and remote development teams
  • Oversee implementation of major updates to Benzinga Pro and API integration of data streams to financial firms

Requirements

  • Five years of experience in Go, C, C++, Python or similar languages
  • Five years of experience developing tech
  • Experience on large projects that required multiple web servers
  • Experience with testing, TDD, continuous integration
  • Ability to think on your feet and take charge of a team
  • Ability to balance writing good code and getting a quality product developed quickly
  • Solid portfolio

What’ll Make You Special

  • Knowledge of financial markets and fintech
  • Knowledge of DevOps (Salt, Docker, Kubernetes) and AWS
  • Entrepreneurial experience or previous work at startups
  • Experience developing in finance

 

What You'll Get

Benzinga is an equal opportunity employer.


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