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Backend Engineer (Toronto, Canada)

Composer

Composer

Software Engineering
Toronto, ON, Canada
Posted on Friday, July 21, 2023

Backend Engineer (Toronto, Canada)

Build the infrastructure powering our automated portfolio management platform!
Composer is an Automated Trading Platform that allows you to build, test, deploy, and manage automated investing strategies - all without writing a line of code.
As an early backend engineer at Composer you will:
Be responsible for designing and building critical pieces of our infrastructure
Work closely with the executive team to guide our decisions regarding technical architecture
Maintain and improve our trading and backtesting servers
Projects you will work on:
Creating a language that clients can use to define any conceivable trading strategy ("strategies as data")
Determining the best way to collaborate on, share, and/or monetize strategies
Working on a state of the art and novel approach to trading
Develop new features that depend on backend, including new symphony editor functionality, custom logic for symphony personalization etc.
See here for more ideas!
We're looking for someone who:
Will be a technical thought leader within the company
Has multiple years of experience as a backend developer
Has leadership ability and is interested in mentoring and developing other engineers
Ability to learn new concepts quickly
Makes educated decisions when faced with uncertainty
Is interested in Clojure / functional programming
Understands database design
Has familiarity with cloud platforms (We use GCP)
What's it like to work at Composer?
We believe diverse perspectives are necessary if we aim to disrupt finance. To that end, we are an equal opportunity employer and welcome a wide array of backgrounds, experiences, and abilities.
We believe the simplest solution is most likely the best one
We encourage self-improvement and learning new skills
We are venture-backed by top investors

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