FIX Engineer

| New York, NY, USA
Employer Provided Salary: 180,000-250,000 Annually
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About Us:-

Since its founding in 2017, Prometheum has leveraged its deep expertise in securities law, blockchain and trading to create a compliant ecosystem for digital asset securities that enables all investors to seamlessly invest in digital assets securities. Prometheum has relied on its strong diverse team to build the tools to service digital asset securities. To date, Prometheum has built multiple broker-dealers traversing novel areas and a large technology stack (intersecting trading, blockchain, compliance, etc.). We continue to grow and are looking for hardworking hungry individuals that can contribute to our already great fintech company culture as we traverse new and exciting areas that require a thirst for solving complicated problems. 


FIX Engineer - Full Time W2
Salary Range:-
$180,000 - $250,000 (Base)
Fully remote, USA

Position Summary:-
As a FIX & Trading API Engineer at Prometheum Inc, you will be a pivotal part of our development team, focusing on the advancement and optimization of our trading platforms. Your deep expertise in FIX trading APIs and other trading APIs, and message queue/bus systems will be crucial in driving our trading efficiency and strengthening our position in the market. In collaboration with cross-functional teams, you will apply state-of-the-art technologies to keep us at the forefront of the trading industry.
Key Responsibilities:-

  • Lead the integration and management of FIX API, FIX certification and management as well as ongoing development of our proprietary trading APIs

  • Work with our implementation of message queue and message bus systems optimizing for high throughput and low latency.

  • Collaborate closely with the trading team to convert complex requirements into reliable and scalable technical solutions.

  • Conduct thorough work with testing and QA to maintain system integrity and performance, preparing for and managing peak trading volumes.

  • Proactively tackle system performance issues, devising and implementing solutions to enhance trading efficiency and effectiveness.


Required Skills and Experience:-

  • Bachelor's or Master's degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or a related technical discipline.

  • A minimum of 3 years of direct experience in FIX-based trading systems development, with specific accomplishments in building trading APIs and messaging systems.

  • Proficiency in modern programming languages including Rust, C++ and TypeScript, with a focus on efficacy and appropriate pattern use.

  • Expert knowledge of message queue and message bus technologies, e.g. Kafka, RabbitMQ, ZeroMQ, and Redis Streams.

  • Strong analytical skills and the ability to thrive in a high-pressure, fast-paced trading environment.

  • Excellent communication skills, capable of working effectively with both technical and non-technical stakeholders.


Desirable additional skills:-

  • Experience with cloud computing platforms (AWS, Google Cloud, Azure) and containerization technologies (Docker, Kubernetes).

  • Background in financial markets, trading strategies, and quantitative analysis.

  • Previous exposure to a high-frequency trading (HFT) environment.



  • Competitive salary based on experience.

  • Excellent benefits including:- Health, Vision & Dental Insurance.

  • Fully remote position with equipment provided.

  • Visa sponsorship is possible for the right candidate. 


Prometheum is an equal opportunity employer.



More Information on Prometheum
Prometheum operates in the Financial Services industry. The company is located in New York, New York. Prometheum was founded in 2017. It has 41 total employees. To see all jobs at Prometheum, click here.
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