Software Engineer (SME) - Platform Team

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At Clear Street, we are disrupting the institutional brokerage and clearing market by modernizing archaic industry segments with brand new technology. We’re changing the way institutional investors interact with the markets; offering an alternative to working with big banks. Our cloud-based API technology will empower clients to clear, settle, and finance trading activity while accessing real-time risk and position information. Our platform is built on an incredibly modern tech-stack, by pragmatic engineers focused on building intuitive and frictionless user experiences. Our tech-infused suite of customer experience-oriented prime service offerings will increase our clients’ efficiency and provide real-time insights they’ve never previously experienced.  

As a Software Engineer and Subject Matter Expert (SME), you will work directly with a team of passionate and highly collaborative engineers building our core platform. You will draw on your knowledge of the inner workings of clearing processes to design, build, and implement crucial services within a highly scalable distributed system. You will work with our team to design services and own their implementation as you work to enhance the functionality and features of our platform. Your combination of product knowledge (trade lifecycles, clearing systems, interacting with DTC/OCC etc) and exceptional engineering will help us deliver API functionality that combines speed and consistency. As a voice of experience in the team, you will help mentor teammates on the nuances of our business.


Software Engineer (SME) Characteristics:

  • You have 5+ years of software engineering experience with 2+ of those years focused delivering clearing system components.
  • You have developed high quality code that extends system functionality and directly interacts with domestic and international clearing organizations (we implement our code in Golang (Go), but you may be more experienced in Java or C++).
  • You have a strong command over object-oriented design patterns, data structures, and algorithms.
  • You communicate technical ideas with ease and always look to collaborate to deliver high quality products.
  • You grasp product specifications and effectively map them to technical requirements. You thoughtfully and successfully incorporate these requirements into your system design and implementation.
  • You are a collaborator by nature who works effectively with product teams to understand the scope, cost, and requirements of new product feature development.
  • You adhere to engineering best practices and standards, are able to contribute to system design, and can help build scalable services from the ground up.


Platform Team Stack: Go, gRPC, Postgres, Kafka, Redis, Docker, Kubernetes


We offer:

  • The opportunity to join a small and growing team of good people, where you can make a difference
  • A new, high-quality code base with little technical debt and room to build new services and features
  • An environment that embraces the utility of a DevOps oriented culture and combines it with a focus on CI/CD methodology
  • A meritocratic philosophy that champions collaboration Competitive compensation, benefits, and perks

 

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Technology we use

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    • ReactLibraries
    • ReduxLibraries
    • ExpressFrameworks
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    • SparkFrameworks
    • PostgreSQLDatabases
    • RedisDatabases
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    • GitLabManagement

Location

Located in the heart of the Financial District.

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We recently started the Women's Club of Clear Street. Once a month we get together and provide a time for the women and allies of our company to connect and engage in meaningful discussion. We're really trying to create a support network for the current and future women of Clear Street.

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What are Clear Street Perks + Benefits

Clear Street Benefits Overview

At Clear Street, we understand the importance of showing employees they are valued through competitive benefits and perks. We offer extensive medical and dental coverage at little to no cost to our employees, 401k match, commuter benefits, and a lunch allowance, to name a few. At Clear Street, we consistently strive to improve; exploring new ways to support growth and well-being.

Culture
Eat lunch together
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Open office floor plan
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Clear Street employees can contribute up to an FSA.
Disability Insurance
Disability insurance covers 60% of annual salary up to $5,000 monthly maximum payout.
Dental Benefits
Our dental plan covers up to $2000 of expenses, annually.
Health Insurance Benefits
Clear Street covers 100% of our employees' monthly premiums.
Life Insurance
Wellness Programs
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Clear Street matches contributions of up to 2% of our employees' salaries.
Company Equity
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Flexible Work Schedule
Family Medical Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Free Daily Meals
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
We provide free breakfast options daily. Employees are also given $15 per day to order lunch through our Seamless account Monday through Thursday. On Friday, we offer a pizza lunch, enjoyed together.
Happy Hours
Recreational Clubs
Relocation Assistance
Fitness Subsidies
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Customized development tracks
Paid industry certifications
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