Data Engineer, CoinDesk Indices

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About TradeBlock

TradeBlock is a wholly owned subsidiary of CoinDesk, servicing financial firms with crypto currency trading technology, institutional-grade market data, as well as blockchain data and analytics. We are a technology company focused on building the future of finance by developing robust data infrastructure for blockchain networks and crypto markets.

We are looking for candidates excited to shape this future by contributing to the crypto and blockchain industries through an industry-leading firm. This full-time role offers a competitive base salary, comprehensive medical/dental/vision benefits, flexible time-off and a rewarding work environment rooted in The CoinDesk way.


About the role

Our data engineers build and maintain the technology underpinning our market data and index infrastructure. They are responsible for core software development, data ingestion, transformation and distribution, as well as measuring and improving the performance of our systems. The ideal candidate will have experience in crypto currencies, capital markets and/or FX. Deep Linux and AWS experience is important, as well as experience working with complex data-processing pipelines. 


Responsibilities

  • Manage multiple API integrations (REST, Web Socket and FIX) 
  • Develop scalable and robust architecture for the existing state of our infrastructure as well as its future state while contributing to its maintenance and improvement.
  • Write reliable, reusable and efficient code and APIs to support our infrastructure and product requirements.
  • Analyze performance and identify bottlenecks.
  • Contribute to the status and health monitoring systems of our infrastructure.
  • Provide quick responses to production issues.
  • Contribute technical input and knowledge to the planning, design, and requirements process of new products.


Requirements

  • Well versed in Javascript (node.js) and Python. 
  • Experience with large data sets, preferably Redis, and PostgreSQL.
  • Knowledge of AWS infrastructure.
  • Knowledge of Linux.
  • Proficiency with communication APIs (HTTP short and long polling, HTTP streaming, REST, WebSockets).


Preferred

  • Experience with C.
  • Experience with FIX.
  • 5+ years experience with Linux.
  • 3+ years experience with AWS.
  • 3+ years experience with Redis.
  • Experience in crypto currencies, FX, or capital markets.


Technologies

AWS, PostgreSQL, Linux, Redis, Python, Node.js, C/C++, HAProxy, Javascript, Graphite/Grafana, Ansible, Nginx, Python, Django, Git



EQUAL OPPORTUNITY

In an effort to attract, retain, develop and promote the most qualified individuals, CoinDesk is committed to treating all applicants and employees in a nondiscriminatory manner with respect to the terms and conditions of employment, without regard to race, color, religion or belief, sex, national or ethnic origin, ancestry, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status/service, physical or mental disability, or any other classification protected by applicable law. This mandate governs all aspects of employment, including recruitment, selection, promotion, training, education, social and recreation programs, compensation, discipline, termination and access to benefits.

For more information on our DEI initiatives, please visit: https://www.coindesk.com/dei/.

ACCOMMODATION

CoinDesk is also committed to providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation because of a disability for any part of the application process, please send an e-mail to accomodations@coindesk.com and let us know the nature of your request.

COVID-19 VACCINATION

COVID-19 vaccination is required for all employees whose position is based out of the NYC office. However, CoinDesk will consider accommodations for disability- and religious-based reasons on a case by case basis. (edited) 

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