Join us as an Exchange Connectivity Engineer


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Founded in 2018, Cove Markets is revolutionizing Crypto trading by building a one-stop shop for advanced trading analytics and order routing. Built by trading software veterans, and launched in 2019, our platform, CoveTrader, solves the biggest problem in the market for trading Cryptocurrency assets: there are dozens of exchanges, each with wildly different fees and prices that make it nearly impossible to find the best price and trade on it. At our core, we are a technology company that uses leading-edge analytics combined with the world’s most advanced trading algorithms to help traders achieve higher returns by making the smartest trade possible at any given time in cryptocurrencies like bitcoin.

In this role, we are seeking a Java engineer with experience building financial software and exchange connectivity to be a significant contributor towards increasing the exchange coverage within our CoveTrader platform and bringing transparency and innovation to the crypto market.

What We Are Offering

  • Integrate with the world’s largest crypto exchanges, for receiving real time price, placing orders, and powering trading at those exchanges
  • Contribute to the rest of the distributed architecture
  • The opportunity to make an immediate impact as part of a lean, talented, and highly motivated team
  • Direct access to CTO and the rest of our highly-experienced team
  • Excellent salary plus stock options
  • Outstanding benefits: medical, dental, lunch and beverages provided daily

What We Want From You

  • BS or MS degree in Computer Science or a related field
  • Excellent and recent experience with a high-level language like Java (3+ years of experience)
  • Experience with building financial software and exchange connectivity (1+ years)
  • Experience with financial industry protocols like FIX, FIXFAST, ITCH, OUTCH (1+ years)
  • Experience with JSON message parsing, websockets and other web technologies
  • Experience building distributed data-driven platforms
  • Experience with Spring Framework/Modules
  • Comfort working in an Agile software environment

Bonus Points

  • Experience with Pivotal Cloud Foundry or AWS
  • Experience with message brokers like RabbitMQ or Kafka
  • Experience with an RDBMS like PostgreSQL or MySQL
  • Experience with a document-oriented database like MongoDB or DynamoDB
  • Previous experience working in an early-stage startup and/or technology company
  • Financial industry experience