Backend Engineer at SIMON Markets (New York, NY)

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


New York, NY