Software Engineer - Trading

About Elwood

We have built a digital asset trading infrastructure for institutional investors. Our seamless end-to-end platform connects to global crypto exchanges, custodians, and liquidity providers, via a single Application Programming Interface (API).

Built by industry experts with decades of combined experience in investment management and digital technology. Elwood provides market infrastructure at scale, enabling financial institutions, neobanks, and corporations to access digital asset markets quickly and efficiently.

Job Description

Elwood is seeking a Software Engineer to join our Engineering Team where you will contribute to the development, trading algorithms and analytical requirements of the Trading Team whilst working closely with the Product Team.

  • Develop and enhance our trading platform adding new features and capacities
  • Working as a member of the Elwood Engineering team to ensure consistency across the instances and broader client build road map
  • Writing execution and algorithmic trading strategies
  • Build new services to meet critical product and business needs using Golang
  • Build features that help customers collaborate on asset management
  • Work with engineers, designers, product managers and senior leadership to turn our product and technical vision into a tangible roadmap every quarter
  • Monitor and support all production system components (trading algorithms, exchange connectivity, analytics, market data)

Qualifications / Knowledge

  • Financial market data knowledge
  • Understanding of order pricing and routing
  • Strong experience developing large-scale concurrent, event-driven distributed systems
  • FIX protocol
  • Golang / GCP/ AWS
  • App Engine/Big Query/
  • Gateway/Lambda/Step Functions/Data lake
  • UX design proficiency (Desirable)
  • Are passionate about front-end development/
  • Experience in development and supporting trading systems (Desirable)
  • Understanding of crypto markets and products (Desirable) 


  • Passion - As a DevOps Engineer, you are passionate about performance and strive for perfection in delivering end-to-end solutions tailored to clients’ needs.
  • Respect - As part of a diverse team, you have deep cultural empathy and respect for fellow workers, clients, partners, and Elwood’s regulatory obligations.
  • Teamwork & Communication - You value cross-team collaboration, effective communication, and efficient processes that deliver best results.
  • Tenacity - You know that delivering the right architect design takes hard work and persistence and you bring both these qualities to table every day.
  • Trust & Transparency - You are willing to share your knowledge with the rest of the team and aren’t afraid to ask questions to improve your work.
  • Excellence - Excellence is a mindset and you strive to be the best version of yourself and expect the same from others.

Why Elwood? 

  • Join one of the fastest growing FinTech companies and help shape the future of finance
  • A startup with deep financial backing and a strong market presence
  • Our platform is enabling institutional access to the most exciting growth opportunity in Finance
  • Work with a modern technology stack and help solve high impact problems
  • Strong client focused team with a diverse background
  • We’re a Global company and have offices in New York, Singapore & Geneva
  • Competitive compensation package
  • A hybrid mode of working in office and working from home

Equal Opportunities

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