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Senior Trading Systems Engineer

United States

About Us:-

Since its founding in 2017, Prometheum has leveraged its deep expertise in securities law, blockchain and trading to create a compliant ecosystem for digital asset securities that enables all investors to seamlessly invest in digital assets securities. Prometheum has relied on its strong diverse team to build the tools to service digital asset securities. To date, Prometheum has built multiple broker-dealers traversing novel areas and a large technology stack (intersecting trading, blockchain, compliance, etc.). We continue to grow and are looking for hardworking hungry individuals that can contribute to our already great fintech company culture as we traverse new and exciting areas that require a thirst for solving complicated problems. 


Senior Trading Systems Engineer - Full Time W2

Salary Range:-
$180,000 - $250,000 (Base)

Fully remote, USA

Position Summary:-

Key Responsibilities:-

  • Take a senior engineering position in the development and refinement of high-performance trading systems, with a particular focus on limit-based order books and order management systems.
  • Lead the integration and management of trading APIs, including proprietary, FIX-based, and other protocols, ensuring seamless and robust market connectivity.
  • Design and oversee the implementation of message queue and message bus systems optimizing for high throughput and low latency.
  • Collaborate closely with the trading team to convert complex requirements into reliable and scalable technical solutions.
  • Conduct thorough work with testing and QA to maintain system integrity and performance, preparing for and managing peak trading volumes.
  • Proactively tackle system performance issues, devising and implementing solutions to enhance trading efficiency and effectiveness.

  • Bachelor's or Master's degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or a related technical discipline.
  • A minimum of 5 years of direct experience in trading systems development, with specific accomplishments in building limit-based order books, order management systems, trading APIs, and messaging systems.
  • Proficiency in modern programming languages such as TypeScript, Go, Rust, C++, or similar, with a focus on low-latency and high-performance computing.
  • Expert knowledge of message queue and message bus technologies, e.g. Kafka, RabbitMQ, ZeroMQ, and Redis Streams.
  • Strong analytical skills and the ability to thrive in a high-pressure, fast-paced trading environment.
  • Excellent communication skills, capable of working effectively with both technical and non-technical stakeholders.

Desirable additional skills:-

  • Extensive experience with the FIX protocol and a proven track record of integrating with a variety of trading platforms and exchanges.
  • Experience with cloud computing platforms (AWS, Google Cloud, Azure) and containerization technologies (Docker, Kubernetes).
  • Background in financial markets, trading strategies, and quantitative analysis.
  • Previous exposure to a high-frequency trading (HFT) environment.


  • Competitive salary based on experience.
  • Excellent benefits including:- Health, Vision & Dental Insurance.
  • Fully remote position with equipment provided.
  • Visa sponsorship is possible for the right candidate. 

Prometheum is an equal opportunity employer.