We’re seeking an experienced Senior Ruby on Rails Engineer to join the team to help design, architect, and build out a new totally greenfield product which includes a REST API for customers to place trading orders alongside a dashboard for displaying account information including balances, historical orders/trades, and deposits/withdrawals.
You’ll be responsible for helping make architectural and UI decisions on the API platform and user facing dashboard alongside the implementation of functionality for those two systems.
No prior cryptocurrency or finance knowledge is required, as we are happy to provide education and training in those areas but a strong engineering background is absolutely essential for success in this role and an interest in these fields is highly recommended.
We deeply believe in an iterative process when building technology and as a result we expect a tight feedback loop - frequent communication, asking questions when there are any uncertainties, pointing out tradeoffs to be made, and front footing anything unexpected are all strongly encouraged and highly valued.
The ideal candidate:
5+ years of Ruby on Rails experience, 7+ years of relevant web development experience.
3+ years of experience designing, implementing, and consuming REST APIs, including authentication, authorization, rate limiting, and
Intimate familiarity with Git and GitHub best practices.
Solid grasp of the HTTP standard and RESTful design.
Strong expertise in PostgreSQL, particularly around query optimization and performance tuning.
Deep understanding of best practices and principles behind web application security.
Advanced knowledge and firsthand experience building production web applications at scale, including background jobs,
Automated testing, including both unit and integration tests.
Proven track record of teamwork and delivering outstanding results.
Fluent written and verbal English language skills.
Bachelor's degree in CS or related, firm understanding of data structures and algorithms.
Experience working with low latency / high traffic / high throughput web applications and APIs.
Experience with high availability systems, including zero downtime deployments, minimal downtime database maintenance, database clustering/replicas, caching and cache invalidation.
UTC +8 (Hong Kong) +/- 4 hours
Fully remote work environment.
We strongly believe in professional development and are supportive in ensuring personal and professional growth. You’ll be joining a small team and get to work directly with the founders.
Parallel Capital is an algorithmic, high frequency proprietary trading firm that specializes in providing liquidity within the cryptocurrency marke...View company profile