Title:  Distributed Systems Engineer (Remote Eligible)

Location: 

New York, NY, US

Description: 

Company Overview

Arcesium is a global financial technology firm that solves complex data-driven challenges faced by some of the world’s most sophisticated financial institutions. We constantly innovate our data platform and capabilities to meet tomorrow’s challenges, anticipate the risks our clients encounter, and design advanced solutions to help our clients achieve transformational business outcomes.   


Financial technology is a high-growth industry as change and innovation continue to disrupt the status-quo and prompt major transformation. Arcesium is at a particularly interesting time in our own growth as we look to leverage our successfully established market position and expand operations in pursuit of strategic new business opportunities. We value intellectual curiosity, proactive ownership, and collaboration with colleagues, and we empower you to meaningfully contribute from day one and accelerate your professional development.
 

Position Summary

Arcesium seeks an exceptional Distributed Systems Engineer to join our Technology team and help architect core components of our platform.

Responsibilities

- Build next generation technology used by some of the most sophisticated financial institutions in the world
- Design exciting new products for our offering with best of breed distributed systems technologies
- Lead high-visibility engineering efforts on some of our data intensive core components

Qualifications

- The ideal candidate will have a strong academic background in computer science and at least 3-5 years of relevant experience as a software engineer at a top startup or technology firm
- Expertise in at least one of the following:
    - Kafka, ZeroMQ, AWS SNS/SQS, or equivalent streaming technology
    - Distributed cache/in memory data grids like Redis, Hazelcast, Ignite, or Memcached
    - Distributed column store databases like Snowflake, Cassandra, or HBase
    - Spark, Flink, Beam, or equivalent streaming data processing frameworks
- Fluency with Java (or any other JVM language), Go, Haskell, or C#
- Familiarity with relational databases like Postgres, MSSQL, or Sqlite
 

Arcesium and its affiliates do not discriminate in employment matters on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, pregnancy, national origin, age, military service eligibility, veteran status, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, or any other category protected by law. Note that for us, this is more than just a legal boilerplate. We are genuinely committed to these principles, which form an important part of our corporate culture, and are eager to hear from extraordinarily well qualified individuals having a wide range of backgrounds and personal characteristics.


Nearest Major Market: Manhattan
Nearest Secondary Market: New York City