Senior Software Engineer, Core Systems and Custody

| New York, NY, USA
Employer Provided Salary: 200,000-225,000 Annually
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Who We Are:

At Galaxy we are building products and services to help the world invest in economic progress. We believe crypto and blockchain innovations will permeate and improve all aspects of our global economy. Our vision is a society where value and ownership flow as freely as information. Galaxy is a digital asset and blockchain leader helping institutions, startups, and individuals access and navigate the crypto economy. As one of the most well-capitalized and trusted companies in the industry, we provide platform solutions custom-made for a digitally native ecosystem across three complementary operating businesses: Global Markets, Asset Management, and Digital Infrastructure Solutions. Our offerings include, amongst others, trading, lending, strategic advisory services, institutional-grade investment solutions across passive, active and venture strategies, proprietary bitcoin mining and hosting services, network validator services, and the development of enterprise custodial technology. Galaxy’s CEO and Founder Michael Novogratz leads a team of crypto enthusiasts, and institutional veterans focused on the future of finance and Web3. The Company is headquartered in New York City, with global across North America, Europe and Asia.

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What We Value:

We are a diverse team of free thinkers, and fast movers united to help investors and creators energize the global economy. We are looking for individuals who thrive in a culture of builders and overachievers and embrace high performance, transparent feedback, and a mission-first approach. Our culture shapes our way of working and gets us where we want to be.

  • Seek Excellence.
  • Be Selective To Be Effective.
  • Be Highly Aligned, Loosely Coupled.
  • Disagree Transparently.
  • Encourage Independent Decision-Making.
  • Build Dream Teams.

Please note this is a hybrid role in our New York City office.

Who You Are:
We are looking for a Senior Backend Engineer to join our NYC-based custody technology team to build and support the tools that manage fiat and crypto assets on our new, state of the art prime brokerage platform for institutions.

What You’ll Do:

  • Design and architect large new features and services on a cloud native platform to increase automation and ensure the integrity and security of our custody systems
  • Enhance and continue to build out our internal + external facing transaction and inventory management system
  • Work cross-functionally with other backend teams supporting trading, lending, and settlement operations, as well as frontend UI/UX teams and dev-ops/infrastructure teams

What We’re Looking For:

  • 7+ years of professional software development experience
  • Solid computer science fundamentals
  • Proven track record in software design and development
  • Expert software engineering skills in Java, Scala, Kotlin, C#, or similar (note that we primarily work in Java)
  • In-depth knowledge of object-oriented programming fundamentals
  • Strong communication skills, keen attention to detail, readiness to challenge assumptions, and passion for building and owning quality software
  • Familiar with the full development lifecycle of a commercial system, including requirements definition, agile planning, production deployment, and production support

Bonus Points:

  • Kafka/RabbitMQ/similar messaging system experience
  • Kubernetes/Docker/containerization tech experience
  • AWS/Azure/GCP experience
  • Experience working in finance or fintech
  • Technical understanding of crypto and digital assets
  • Familiarity with asynchronous and reactive software
  • Familiarity with domain driven design and event-driven architectures
  • Experience with reactive frameworks/toolkits like Vertx
  • Understanding of the Java threading model and concurrency-related concepts

What We Offer:

  • Competitive base salary and discretionary bonus
  • Flexible Time Off (i.e. unlimited paid vacation days)
  • Company paid Holidays (11)
  • Company paid sick leave
  • Company-paid health and protective benefits for employees, partners, and other dependents
  • 3% 401(k) company contribution
  • Generous paid Parental Leave
  • Free virtual coaching and counseling sessions through Ginger
  • Opportunities to learn about the Crypto industry
  • Free daily snacks in-office
  • Smart, entrepreneurial, and fun colleagues
  • Employee Resource Groups

Apply now and join us on our mission to engineer a new economic paradigm.

The base salary ranges included below will be commensurate with candidate experience, expertise and local market. Final offer amounts are determined by multiple factors, including candidate experience and expertise. At Galaxy, we maintain a total compensation philosophy which consists of a competitive base salary, annual bonus, and equity incentives.

Base Salary Range

$200,000$225,000 USD

Galaxy respects diversity and seeks to provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and job applicants for employment without regard to actual or perceived age, race, color, creed, religion, sex or gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, lactation and related medical conditions), gender identity or gender expression (including transgender status), sexual orientation, marital or partnership or caregiver status, ancestry, national origin, citizenship status, disability, military or veteran status, protected medical condition as defined by applicable state or local law, genetic information or predisposing genetic characteristic, or other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws and ordinances.

We will endeavor to make a reasonable accommodation to the known limitations of a qualified applicant with a disability unless the accommodation would impose an undue hardship on the operation of our business. If you believe you require such assistance to complete the application process or to participate in an interview, please contact [email protected]

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300 Vesey Street, New York, NY 10282

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