Functional Programming Jobs

Backend Engineer

SIMON Markets

  • api
  • postgresql
  • scala
  • amazon-web-services

Quick Facts

SIMON Markets
New York, NY, US

Job benefits

  • Comprehensive Medical, Dental, Vision Insurance by Leading Providers
  • Health Savings Account Contributions
  • Optional Flexible Spending and Dependent Daycare Spending Accounts
  • Retirement Savings: 401(k) with Company Match
  • WageWorks Commuter Benefits
  • Disability and Life Insurance Coverage Available
  • Lifestyle Offers and Perks
  • Concierge Primary Care Network Membership
  • Flexible Time Off and Paid Parent Leave
  • Casual Dress Code

Job description

As a SIMON Backend Engineer, you will play an integral role in designing and implementing systems that power the largest platform existing today for managed-risk financial products. We are looking for engineers who can build APIs and applications that are highly performant and intuitive. Knowledge of open-source technologies, modern web standards/best practices and distributed systems are a plus. We’re looking for candidates who like working in a fast-paced environment and are passionate about writing code, sharing ideas and building elegant and efficient systems.

How you will fulfill your potential

  • Work directly with clients and collaborate across teams to serve as the technical architect for new client projects

  • Use open-source technologies like Scala, Akka, Postgres and Kinesis to build elegant APIs that clients will love

  • Have a deep understanding of our business and work closely with our Sales and Product teams to drive new initiatives

What we’re looking for

  • Degree in Computer Science or related field

  • Excellent interpersonal skills and experience working directly with clients

  • Self-starter, creative problem solver and not afraid of tackling big challenges

  • Curiosity and willingness to learn about financial products and markets

  • Experience building APIs for large scale applications

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