Want to work at the forefront of a fast-growing and award winning FinTech company? With an incredible team and partners looking for innovative results, we’re rapidly growing and continue to add new asset classes to our offerings. We are on the lookout for smart and collaborative talent to join our team. As a cloud-based company, we are currently operating in a flexible and hybrid work model.
As a SIMON Core Engineer, you will play an integral role in designing and implementing systems that power the largest platform existing today for managed-risk financial products. Our Core team is a dynamic, agile team that forms the glue between our DevOps and application engineers. The team is responsible for building frameworks and libraries that are used by other teams at SIMON to build applications. The Core team is also responsible for configuring, enhancing and managing critical systems like our API Gateway and Identity Management System.
If you are a leader and a motivator who likes to work in a fast-paced, collaborative work environment and who not only has a track record of delivering high-quality solutions but can also guide junior engineers toward excellence, we’d like to hear from you.
What We’re Looking For
- Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or related field
- 5+ years of relevant work experience, at least 2 years in a leadership role
- Excellent analytical and communication skills with good written and spoken English
- In-depth experience writing unit, acceptance and performance tests
- Familiarity with HTTP and TCP/IP networking
- Experience with Amazon Web Services, Docker, Help, Kubernetes, etc.
- Experience building APIs for large-scale applications using Scala, Java or Go
- Understanding of OAuth and other authentication and authorization standards
- Experience with or knowledge of Kong API Gateway and Okta Identity Management
We offer a competitive salary and benefits, the chance to work with a curated team of top-notch, highly creative talent, and a fun and agile work environment with many perks in New York City’s Hudson Yards district, but are operating remotely through at least summer 2021.
SIMON Markets is an award-winning fintech company that is committed to transforming the digital experience for financial professionals, enabling them to better serve their clients. SIMON’s intelligent and innovative platform delivers an end-to-end digital suite of tools to over 100,000 financial professionals, who serve $5 trillion in client assets, empowering them with on-demand education, an intuitive marketplace, real-time analytics, and lifecycle management.
With a focus on reshaping the advisor experience, SIMON is setting new industry standards, simplifying the complex, and delivering structured investment, annuity, and defined outcome ETF solutions to investment professionals, centralized within one unique ecosystem.
Originally incubated within Goldman Sachs, SIMON launched as an independently operating company in December 2018 under the shared ownership and direction of seven leading financial institutions—Barclays, Credit Suisse, Goldman Sachs, HSBC, J.P. Morgan, Prudential, and Wells Fargo. Growth equity firm WestCap became an investor in 2021. The company is headquartered in New York, NY, with an additional location in Birmingham, AL.
No matter which part of the team you join, there is something interesting to work on. Our front-end team is building out our web and mobile presence using React, Redux, and Webpack along with some very sophisticated data visualizations. Our back-end team is using Scala, Akka, Postgres and other open-source technologies to build a micro-services architecture that can scale to handle our ambitious roadmap. Our quantitative engineering team is researching and building novel financial strategies to widen our competitive advantage. Our dev-ops team is creating a development and production environment with Docker and Kubernetes to keep us nimble. Product Management sits in the middle of it all to make it happen.