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Senior Software Engineer - Risk Systems



Software Engineering
Bengaluru, Karnataka, India
Posted on Friday, May 31, 2024

Who are we?

FalconX is the most advanced digital asset platform for institutions. We provide trade execution, credit & treasury management, prime offering and market making services. Given our global operations, industry-leading technology and deep liquidity, we have facilitated client transactions of $1 trillion in volume. Our products & services are regulated, compliant and trusted.

We are a team of engineers, product builders, institutional sales and trading leaders, operations experts, and business strategists. Our teammates have entrepreneurial experience and come from companies such as Google, Apple, Paypal, Citadel, Bridgewater, and Goldman Sachs. And, we embody our values: Think big; Drive bold outcomes; Be one team; Iterate with speed; and be an entrepreneur.

We prioritize learning. Outcomes are mission-critical, but we also believe that learning in success and in failure will drive our continued success. Our industry is emergent - there’s no shortage of experiments to get involved with and to continue growing and learning together.


You’ll architect and build the next-generation risk solutions for FalconX and its clients. You will get an opportunity to improve a proprietary auto-liquidation engine for FalconX. Well-reputed financial institutions and crypto firms will trust and rely on your solutions for their day-to-day work. You will help unlock increased business potential and opportunities for FalconX and our clients. We are one of the largest PB's in this space enabling institutions to scale their strategies with credit, the risk systems form the backbone of our credit offering. in the challenging world of fast moving 24x7 crypto markets, risk systems protect Falconx and its clients from adverse market movements.


  • Develop, maintain and enhance FalconX’s proprietary risk management systems, infrastructure, risk data, and processes
  • Architect and build scalable, robust, performant risk solutions for institutional customers and internal teams.
  • Architect/build/improve a proprietary auto-liquidation engine for FalconX.
  • Work closely with multiple members of the risk team to develop, maintain and improve the risk management stack
  • Coach and mentor teammates on supporting and maintaining FalconX’s risk solutions.


  • Degree in Computer Science, EE, Financial Engineering, Mathematics, Physics or equivalent fields.
  • 5-9 years of extensive experience with software engineering, object-oriented coding, design and complex distributed architectures.
  • Python programming experience with the ability to learn new technologies quickly.
  • Strong system design skills with ability to build low latency systems.
  • Comfortable working with Linux/AWS environments.
  • Proactive, strong sense of ownership with the ability to partner and build alignment with our risk, product and engineering teams.
  • Experience in risk management in a trading environment (hedge fund or bank).
  • Knowledge of a range of financial products and experience with a variety of derivatives asset classes.
  • Strong passion for intuitive, analytical, out-of-the box thinking and problem solving
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Professional experience (at least 2 years) in a quant risk role is a plus.
  • Experience with go programming language is a plus.
  • Experience with Cloud Native technologies like kubernetes, docker etc is a plus.

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Inclusivity Statement

FalconX is committed to building a diverse, inclusive, equitable, and safe workspace for all people. Our roles are intended for people from all walks of life. We encourage all those interested in applying to our organization to submit an application regardless if you are missing some of the listed background requirements, skills, or experiences!

As part of our commitment to inclusivity, FalconX would like to acknowledge that the EEOC survey has limited potential responses that you can select. For legal reasons, FalconX must use this language to align with federal requirements, however, we want to ensure that you are able to provide a response to our own voluntary survey questions about your identity that best aligns with your most true self.

FalconX is an equal opportunity employer and will not discriminate against an applicant or employee based on race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, sex (including gender, pregnancy, sexual orientation, and gender identity), age, physical or mental disability, veteran or military status, genetic information, citizenship, or any other legally-recognized protected basis under federal, state, or local law.

Applicants with disabilities may be entitled to reasonable accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act and other applicable state or local laws. A reasonable accommodation is a change in the way things are normally done which will ensure an equal employment opportunity without imposing undue hardship on FalconX. Please inform FalconX’s People team at recruiting@falconx.io, if you need assistance with participating in the application process.