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Staff/Senior Staff Software Engineer - Trading, Order Management



Software Engineering
Incline Village, NV, USA · Reno, NV, USA · New York, NY, USA
Posted on Friday, January 27, 2023
<p><span style="font-weight:400;">As a Ridgeline Senior Software Engineer on our Trading team, you’ll have the unique opportunity to build high-quality, complex, industry defining applications for our Trade Order Management solution. Our team of engineers are building from scratch in cutting edge technologies in a fast-moving, creative, progressive work environment. You’ll think outside the box and add your own genius, passion, and interests to the software development lifecycle. </span></p> <p><span style="font-weight:400;">As part of the Ridgeline trading team building a brand new solution on cutting edge technology to market, you will help shape our culture, make a big impact on a small team, and learn what it takes to build a successful company. Our team aims to leave a legacy in an industry primed for change.</span></p> <p><strong>What will you do?</strong></p> <ul> <li style="font-weight:400;"><span style="font-weight:400;">Contribute trading domain knowledge, design skills, and technical expertise to a team where design, strategy, and engineering collaborate closely</span></li> <li style="font-weight:400;"><span style="font-weight:400;">Be involved in the entire software development process, from requirements and design reviews through the implementation of a new OMS product</span></li> <li style="font-weight:400;"><span style="font-weight:400;">Impact a developing tech stack based on modern front-end frameworks and cost-efficient utilization of AWS back-end services</span></li> <li style="font-weight:400;"><span style="font-weight:400;">Participate in the creation and construction of developer-based automation that leads to scalable, high-quality applications customers will depend on to run their businesses</span></li> <li style="font-weight:400;"><span style="font-weight:400;">Coach, mentor, and inspire teams of product engineers that are responsible for delivering high performing, secure enterprise applications</span></li> <li style="font-weight:400;"><span style="font-weight:400;">Think creatively, own problems, seek solutions, and communicate clearly along the way</span></li> <li style="font-weight:400;"><span style="font-weight:400;">Contribute to a collaborative environment deeply rooted in learning, teaching, and transparency</span></li> </ul> <p><strong>Required Skills and Experience</strong></p> <ul> <li style="font-weight:400;"><span style="font-weight:400;">5+ years in a software engineering with a history of architecting and designing new products and technologies</span></li> <li style="font-weight:400;"><span style="font-weight:400;">3+ years experience engineering in Trade Order Management, Portfolio Construction, Electronic Trading, or Pre &amp; Post-trade Compliance</span></li> <li style="font-weight:400;"><span style="font-weight:400;">A degree in Computer Science, Information Science, or a related discipline</span></li> <li style="font-weight:400;"><span style="font-weight:400;">Expertise in Java/Kotlin</span></li> <li style="font-weight:400;"><span style="font-weight:400;">Working knowledge in front-end web frameworks such as React/Angular </span></li> <li style="font-weight:400;"><span style="font-weight:400;">Open mindset to learn about new technologies while simultaneously developing expertise in a business domain/problem space</span></li> <li style="font-weight:400;"><span style="font-weight:400;">Understand the value of automated tests at all levels </span></li> <li style="font-weight:400;"><span style="font-weight:400;">Ability to focus on short-term deliverables while maintaining a big-picture perspective</span></li> <li style="font-weight:400;"><span style="font-weight:400;">An aptitude for problem-solving</span></li> <li style="font-weight:400;"><span style="font-weight:400;">Ability to communicate with colleagues at all levels</span></li> <li style="font-weight:400;"><span style="font-weight:400;">Serious interest in having fun at work</span></li> </ul> <p><strong>What Nice-to-Haves</strong></p> <ul> <li style="font-weight:400;"><span style="font-weight:400;">Understanding of building back-end infrastructure using AWS offerings such as Aurora, Lambda, and S3</span></li> <li style="font-weight:400;"><span style="font-weight:400;">Experience with agile development methodologies</span></li> </ul> <p><strong>About Ridgeline</strong></p> <p><span style="font-weight:400;">Ridgeline is the industry cloud platform for investment management. It was founded in 2017 by visionary entrepreneur Dave Duffield (co-founder of both PeopleSoft and Workday) to address the unique technology challenges of an industry in need of new thinking. We are building a modern platform in the public cloud, purpose-built for the investment management industry to empower business like never before. </span></p> <p><span style="font-weight:400;">Headquartered in Lake Tahoe with offices in Reno, Manhattan, and the Bay Area, Ridgeline is proud to have built a fast-growing, people-first company that has been recognized by Fast Company as a “Best Workplace for Innovators,” by LinkedIn as a “Top U.S. Startup,” and by The Software Report as a “Top 100 Software Company.”</span></p> <p><span style="font-weight:400;">Ridgeline is proud to be a community-minded, discrimination-free equal opportunity workplace.</span></p> <p><span style="font-weight:400;">Ridgeline processes the information you submit in connection with your application in accordance with the </span><a href=""><span style="font-weight:400;">Ridgeline Applicant Privacy Statement</span></a><span style="font-weight:400;">. Please review the Ridgeline Applicant Privacy Statement in full to understand our privacy practices and contact us with any questions.</span></p> <p><strong>Compensation and Benefits </strong></p> <p><strong>[For New York and California Based Only]</strong></p> <p><span style="font-weight:400;">The cash compensation amount for this role is targeted at $160,000-$210,000 for individuals based in New York and California. Final compensation amounts are determined by multiple factors, including candidate experience and expertise, and may vary from the amount listed above. </span></p> <p><span style="font-weight:400;">As an employee at Ridgeline, you’ll have many opportunities for advancement in your career and can make a true impact on the product. </span></p> <p> </p> <p><span style="font-weight:400;">In addition to the base salary, 100% of Ridgeline employees can participate in our Company Stock Plan subject to the applicable Stock Option Agreement. We also offer rich benefits that reflect the kind of organization we want to be: one in which our employees feel valued and are inspired to bring their best selves to work. These include unlimited vacation, educational and wellness reimbursements, and $0 cost employee insurance plans. Please check out our </span><a href=""><span style="font-weight:400;">Careers page</span></a><span style="font-weight:400;"> for a more comprehensive overview of our perks and benefits.</span></p> <p> </p>
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