Alpaca

API-first stock and crypto brokerage platform

Software Engineer

Location
Remote
Job Type
Full-time
Experience
3+ years
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About the role

This is an opportunity to join a fast-growing Fintech startup building an API infrastructure for stock trading. We are looking for talented and hungry Software Engineers to join our growing team in Budapest office to build mission-critical distributed systems. You will design and implement a modern financial system using GoLang & React in the Cloud using the latest Open Source technology. We have openings for Backend, Frontend & Full-Stack engineers.

<u>Responsibilities:</u>

 

  • Design highly scalable, mission-critical brokerage system
  • Implement backend services and web applications
  • Analyze and maintain existing software applications
  • Improve test coverage
  • Discover and fix programming bugs

<u>Technology stack:</u>

  • GoLang, NodeJS & Python
  • PostgreSQL, RabbitMQ, Redis
  • GKE & GCP

<u>Required Qualifications And Experience:</u>

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience in Computer Science or related field
  • Experience with at least one of: GoLang, Python, C++, NodeJS
  • Frontend technologies: React & Redux
  • SQL or relational database skills
  • Hands-on knowledge with Linux & Docker. Kubernetes experience is a plus.
  • DevOps mindset
  • Understanding of the financial market is a plus
  • Excited about what we are building at Alpaca

<u>About Alpaca:</u>

Alpaca (https://alpaca.markets) is a Silicon Valley based fintech startup that builds an API for stock trading that enables developers to build trading algos, applications, and brokerage services globally.

Alpaca’s globally distributed team consists of developers, traders, and brokerage business specialists and backed by a group of well-capitalized investors including Spark Capital, Portag3, Social Leverage, Y Combinator as well as highly experienced industry angel investors. We are also very tech-enthusiastic with notable track records in open source and startup communities.

Why you should join Alpaca

Alpaca is a hyper growth financial technology company that is democratizing global access to financial markets starting with our API-first stock brokerage. In just two years, billions of dollars of securities are traded every month via our API and rapidly increasing.

Alpaca’s globally distributed team consists of developers, traders, and brokerage business specialists and backed by a group of well-capitalized investors including Spark Capital, Portag3, Social Leverage, Y Combinator as well as highly experienced industry angel investors. We are also very tech-enthusiastic with notable track records in open source and startup communities.

Alpaca
Founded:
Team Size:123
Location:San Mateo, CA
Founders
Hitoshi Harada
Hitoshi Harada
CTO
Yoshi Yokokawa
Yoshi Yokokawa
Founder