Backend Architect


1 month ago

12/03/2019 10:22:00

Job type: Full-time

Category: Software Dev

Interdax is building a next-generation digital asset exchange with a novel approach to crypto trading. Our team comes from top HFTs and exchanges like Nasdaq and NYSE, as well as from well known firms in the blockchain space.


End to end ownership of backend application stack (everything that stands between trading engine and the browser) and public-facing API, starting from product design and implementation to load testing, backend infrastructure management, and monitoring. You will work closely with the entire team and expected to delegate and integrate some of those responsibilities, but still maintain full grasp over the entire backend operation. This is a position for someone who is willing to become highly vested in a project that operates 24/7 and might demand many hours, but with enormous professional and financial rewards.


  • Strong end to end (backend) system design skills

  • Ability and track record of designing, building, and maintaining complete products end to end

  • Deep knowledge of algorithms and data structures behind development stack

  • Good understanding of computer architecture

Desired Technical Skills

  • Backend development in NodeJS (including knowledge of V8 internals)

  • PostgreSQL or other relational row-based DBs (including data structures behind them)

  • Design of developer-friendly WebSocket and REST APIs

  • System and network administration at all levels (from block-storage to container orchestration frameworks)

  • Familiarity with low-level system development in C/C++ and performance optimization of Linux and applications

Bonus Points

  • Knowledge of market microstructure, trading mechanics, and derivatives

  • Familiarity with crypto-currency trading venues

  • Experience with front-end development and trading UIs

Compensation and perks

  • Very competitive salary

  • Equity / Stock options (1-5%)

  • Fully remote

  • Flexible work hours

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