Senior Software Engineer, Exchange Software Team

Long-Term Stock Exchange

New York City, NY, US / San Francisco, CA, US / Remote
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: Engineering Software
  • Post Date: 04/29/2021
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About Long-Term Stock Exchange

Operator of an SEC-regulated national securities exchange intended to align companies and long-term investors with shared goals. The company provides software tools that help companies capitalize, hire, compensate, and grow from startup to initial public offering and beyond, enabling clients to raise capital while keeping their focus on long-term instead of short-term results.

Job Description

LTSE supports companies in all stages of growth committed to long-term value creation, and the investors who share their values. We offer software and services for company-building and pursuing a path to the public markets, a U.S. national securities exchange for new and existing public companies, and a coalition for the exchange of ideas between companies and like-minded investors.
We believe in the power of a public market that supports continuous success for all stakeholders, including employees, investors, and their communities. We’re helping innovation and value creation flourish for now and far into the future through long-term investment, experimentation, and sustainable scaling,
Lead LTSE investors include Founders Fund, Collaborative Fund, Andreessen Horowitz, Obvious Ventures, Uprising, and Initialized. LTSE was founded by Eric Ries, an entrepreneur, New York Times-bestselling author, and the creator of the Lean Startup methodology.
The Role
The Senior Exchange Software Engineer will lead development of core components of the Exchange Software Platform ranging from Matching Engine to the FIX Gateways to SIP connectivity with high familiarity of the performance profiles and best development practices.  This individual will be joining a small team and have the opportunity to establish efficient processes that enforce accountability and well-oiled collaboration.  This is a great opportunity to have lasting impact on a project central to the company’s operation.

You are:

    • Experienced coding in Java and understand the performance characteristics that are key for high-throughput applications.
    • Proficient at multithreading and performance-oriented programming.
    • Looking to continuously grow in an environment that allows for experimentation and learning.
    • Adept with clearing, trading, and/or managing risk.
    • Excited about all stages of the product life cycle including design, experimentation, implementation, testing, release, deployment, monitoring, troubleshooting, maintenance and iteration.

We’re looking for someone who has:

    • Experience working on software serving the financial industry specifically Securities Exchange or a member firm that interfaces with an Exchange.
    • A deep understanding of how data flows through a Securities Exchange and the performance characteristics of an Exchange Platform.
    • Exposure to sending and/or managing orders sent to or received from a securities exchange.

Nice to haves:

    • A strong preference for simplicity, readability and maintainability over cleverness.
    • Experience participating in small, diverse teams that prioritize people over process, working software over documentation and responding to change over following a plan.
    • You already embrace Lean Startup methodology, experimentation and feedback-oriented development.
    • You have aesthetic preferences for code and want to be part of a small team devoted to evolving quality software together.

Benefits include:

    • People. Work in a mission-based company with skilled, committed, and supportive teammates who share your desire to create a new kind of public market, and have a commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion.
    • Excellent medical, dental and vision benefits.
    • A commitment to a sustainable work environment, including an unlimited vacation policy that requires team members take a minimum of three weeks vacation per year.
    • 401k.
    • Cell phone reimbursement.
    • Computer and home office setup.
LTSE is committed to championing the inclusion of women and underrepresented employees at the earliest stages of the company’s life. We believe that inclusion is a team effort, and every team member is expected to participate in building a welcoming and representative culture.
LTSE is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate based on race, ethnicity, color, ancestry, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, veteran, genetic information, marital status or any other legally protected status.
We enthusiastically work to make our application and interview processes accessible for candidates with disabilities.

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This company does NOT accept candidates from outside recruiting firms. Agency contacts are not welcome.