Senior Software Engineer – Platform Team

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Job title: Senior Software Engineer – Platform Team

Company: Elevate RS Corp

Job description: Position: Senior Software Engineer
Full-time Permanent
Salary: $150,000 – $250,000 USD
Job Type: Remote (North America)
Office: Toronto, ONResponsibilities:As a senior software engineer, you will help build and scale the systems and services and empower millions of users that are trading billions of dollars worth of assets.
The platform team is responsible for improving the overall internal architecture and overseeing the public API’s structure. The team is responsible for building a cohesive developer first API and tasked with building, ideating, experimenting, and productionize new services, internal tooling and libraries that overcome some of our greatest technical challenges as we continue to scale rapidly,
We are looking for senior or staff+ engineers who are keen on providing quality solutions, have great fundamentals, proven experience building and architecting at scale, and not afraid of challenging conventions. A deep understanding of POSIX like operating systems, modern infrastructure and orchestration practices are also required for this demanding team.Day-to-Day:

  • Influence the overall architecture
  • Design a highly scalable, mission-critical brokerage system.
  • Obsess over latency (every nanosecond counts)
  • Implement backend services and lead architecture where scalability and resilience matters
  • Maintain good software quality and test coverage
  • Participate in code reviews
  • Troubleshooting on incidents and reported bugs
  • You may be asked to be on-call to assist with engineering projects that are timely in nature


  • At least 4 years of experience working on systems at scale
  • Experience with at least compiled imperative languages (ex: Go, C, C++, Rust, Zig) or functional languages (Haskell, Clojure, Erlang, Elixir, Scala). Most of our critical services are written in Go
  • SQL or relational database skills
  • Familiarity with message brokers and message queues
  • Proficient with Linux/BSD, shell scripting.
  • Proven track record of architecting and leading medium-scale projects involving multiple teams
  • Experience with Kubernetes or other workload orchestration and scheduling systems (we primarily use Kubernetes via GKE)
  • Experience with major cloud platforms (we primarily use GCP)
  • A passion for financial markets

Nice to have:

  • Knowledge of microservice architectures
  • Knowledge of clean code principles
  • DevOps mindset is an asset
  • Networking experience (BGP, VPC peering, TCP/UDP)
  • Experience with distributed Key Value stores
  • Experience with CI/CD
  • A passion for financial markets or the desire to learn
  • Knowledge of Agile/Scrum methodologies
  • Experience with observability, tracing, continuous profiling
  • Experience with capacity planning and benchmarking
  • Knowledge of eBPF

Benefits of working with client:

  • Stock Options
  • Benefits: Health benefits start on day 1. In the US this includes Medical, Dental, Vision. In Canada, this includes supplemental health care. Internationally, this includes a stipend value to offset medical costs.
  • New Hire Home-Office Setup: One-time USD $500
  • Monthly Stipend: USD $150 per month via a Brex Card

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Location: Toronto, ON – USA

Job date: Thu, 20 Jun 2024 22:13:29 GMT

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