Backend Software Engineer (Go)

At Clear Street, we are modernizing every aspect of institutional finance, archaic industry segments left behind in the fintech revolution of the last decade. We’re using our background in building cutting-edge systems and combining it with our in-depth knowledge of the business’s inner workings. Our result is clear; we're creating elegant and robust user experiences while simplifying and optimizing their workflows. We connect our users with the modern technologies already interfacing with every other facet of their trading business.

We are now getting closer to launching our flagship product, and with that, it’s time to grow our team! Working at Clear Street gives you a phenomenal opportunity to join our ambitious team of veteran business operators and savvy open-minded and always forward-looking technologists.

As a Backend Software Engineer, you will work closely with a passionate and collaborative team of engineers that are committed to building the best in class product. We constantly explore new frameworks and languages, and push each other to find optimal solutions to our problems. The ideal candidate will share this mindset of exploration and drive to build clean software. We’re looking for someone who can dive into our AWS infrastructure and contribute to the development of new services. Be motivated. Be curious. Be ambitious. Be part of the Clear Street team!


Backend Engineer Characteristics:

  • 3-5 yrs of experience building backend services in javascript
  • 1-2 yrs experience developing with Go (personal project experience is great!)
  • Experience with enterprise messaging through Kafka
  • Hands on experience with Amazon AWS
  • Bachelors Degree in Computer Science or applicable work experience
  • Driven to improve processes, learn from past experiences, and innovate

We offer:

  • The opportunity to join a small and growing exceptional team of good people, where you can make a difference
  • A new code base with little technical debt and room to build new services and features
  • An environment that embraces the utility of a DevOps oriented culture and combines it with a focus on CD/CI methodology
  • A meritocratic philosophy that champions collaboration
  • Competitive compensation, benefits, and perks


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