Senior Software Engineer - X-Store/Position Engineering

Location(s) US-UT-Salt Lake City
Job ID
Schedule Type
Full Time
Vice President
General, Software Engineer
Global Markets
Business Unit
Operations Engineering
Employment Type


The X-Store and Position Engineering teams, sitting within Global Markets Engineering, play a crucial role in facilitating many post-execution functions including: trade confirmation, clearing, settlements, valuations and regulatory reporting.  Their success contributes directly to the efficient functioning of the firm's Trading and Sales operations on a day-to-day basis.


The X-Store Engineering team builds and maintains a model driven, highly scalable, high performance, data storage and event processing framework, providing low latency access for online processing and leveraging big data technologies for analytics.  


The Position Engineering team builds and maintains a number of critical systems within firm’s front-to-back trade flows, including the data processing pipeline that computes the firms daily positions and valuations for PNL, accounting and reporting purposes globally.

Both teams are passionate about solving complex technical problems, delivering innovative, resilient and performant systems and employ an Agile (Scrum) methodology with iterative feedback loops with their clients and continual improvement of the team’s processes.


We are looking for a talented, experienced engineer with experience managing small or medium-sized teams and engaging with stakeholders to deliver commercial solutions.   You will be expected to co-manage a growing, local team and contribute to its formation as it starts to develop and support the X-Store platform in addition to its current responsibilities within Position Engineering.


As a member of the team you will be expected to:

  • Participate in the full software development lifecycle for systems written with Java, SQL, NoSQL, RESTful web services, Kafka, Search and Big Data solutions.
  • Design, develop, test and deliver cutting-edge, highly performant and resilient technical solutions to meet evolving business demands.
  • Form strong client relationships with business, and other technology groups locally and globally, from Asia through to the US.
  • Maintain a focus on quality, attention to detail, communication and delivery to tight timescales.


Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Computer Science or a related field
  • 7+ years commercial distributed systems development with Java 8 or later, Spring, REST
  • Experience with enterprise-grade RDBMS (PostgreSQL, Sybase, DB2)
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritise work effectively
  • Motivated to deliver outstanding technology solutions in a dynamic business environment
  • Ability to mentor and lead junior members of the team

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience in a Site Reliability Engineering (SRE) role
  • Experience with ElasticSearch, Kibana, Splunk, Grafana
  • Experience with NoSQL databases and/or key-value stores (MongoDB, Aerospike)
  • Experience with Apache Kafka, Kafka Streams, ksqlDB



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