Platform Solutions Engineer at SIMON
Want to work at the forefront of a fast-growing and award winning FinTech company? With an incredible team and partners looking for innovative results, we’re rapidly growing and continue to add new asset classes to our offerings. We are on the lookout for smart and collaborative talent to join our team. As a cloud-based company, we are currently operating in a flexible and hybrid work model.
As a SIMON Platform Solutions Engineer, you will be just as comfortable designing large-scale distributed systems as you are building relationships with our clients to understand the systems they’ll need to grow their business. We are looking for exceptional developers who are product-driven and are excited to work directly with clients to make SIMON integral to their day-to-day lives. You will become the technical face of the firm for our clients, comfortable working with everyone from C-level executives to developers.
How You Will Fulfill Your Potential
- Work directly with clients and collaborate across teams to serve as the technical architect for new client projects
- Use open-source technologies like Scala, Akka, Postgres and Kinesis to build elegant APIs that clients will love
- Have a deep understanding of our business and work closely with our Sales and Product teams to drive new initiatives
What We're Looking For
- Degree in Computer Science or related field
- Excellent interpersonal skills and experience working directly with clients
- Self-starter, creative problem solver and not afraid of tackling big challenges
- Curiosity and willingness to learn about financial products and markets
- Experience building APIs for large scale applications
We offer a competitive salary and benefits, the chance to work with a curated team of top-notch, highly creative talent, and a fun and agile work environment with many perks in New York City’s Hudson Yards district, but are operating remotely through at least summer 2021.
SIMON Markets is an award-winning fintech company that is committed to transforming the digital experience for financial professionals, enabling them to better serve their clients. SIMON’s intelligent and innovative platform delivers an end-to-end digital suite of tools to over 100,000 financial professionals, who serve $5 trillion in client assets, empowering them with on-demand education, an intuitive marketplace, real-time analytics, and lifecycle management.
With a focus on reshaping the advisor experience, SIMON is setting new industry standards, simplifying the complex, and delivering structured investment, annuity, and defined outcome ETF solutions to investment professionals, centralized within one unique ecosystem.
Originally incubated within Goldman Sachs, SIMON launched as an independently operating company in December 2018 under the shared ownership and direction of seven leading financial institutions—Barclays, Credit Suisse, Goldman Sachs, HSBC, J.P. Morgan, Prudential, and Wells Fargo. Growth equity firm WestCap became an investor in 2021. The company is headquartered in New York, NY, with an additional location in Birmingham, AL.
No matter which part of the team you join, there is something interesting to work on. Our front-end team is building out our web and mobile presence using React, Redux, and Webpack along with some very sophisticated data visualizations. Our back-end team is using Scala, Akka, Postgres and other open-source technologies to build a micro-services architecture that can scale to handle our ambitious roadmap. Our quantitative engineering team is researching and building novel financial strategies to widen our competitive advantage. Our dev-ops team is creating a development and production environment with Docker and Kubernetes to keep us nimble.