Title:  Senior Software Engineer - Data Platform


New York, NY, US


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 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 Senior Software Engineer to join our Technology team. Software Engineers on this team should have a strong background in distributed systems and modern data lake technology and infrastructure. In this role you will help architect and implement the next generation of our data platform.


- 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
- Take a hands-on technical leadership role in guiding a group of equally talented engineers to own and deliver high quality solutions under tight market-driven deadlines


- The ideal candidate will have a strong academic background in computer science and 3+ 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
    - Spark, Flink, Beam, or equivalent streaming data processing frameworks
    - Iceberg, delta lake, or other data lake table formats and supporting tooling
- Fluency with Java, Kotlin, Scala, or any other JVM language
- Familiarity with relational databases like Postgres, MSSQL, or Sqlite
- Track record and appetite for building and launching new data products from scratch


The expected annual base salary for this position is $190,000 - $240,000. Our compensation package includes variable compensation in the form of a year-end bonus, guaranteed in the first year of hire, cash and deferred sign-on bonuses, and benefits including medical and prescription drug coverage, and 401k contribution matching. 


The applicable annual base salary or hourly rate paid to a successful applicant will be determined based on multiple factors including without limitation the nature and extent of prior experience and educational background.


Remote eligible states include: NY, NJ, MA, MN, IL, FL, TX, OH

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