Senior Backend Engineer (Toronto)

Toronto, ON /
Engineering /
/ Hybrid
Build the infrastructure powering our automated portfolio management platform!

Composer is a 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 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
    • We offer generous equity!
    • Our Values
$100,000 - $150,000 a year
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