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Software Engineer II



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.


  • Design, develop, and deliver high-quality code for both front-end and back-end systems.
  • Own features from conception to launch, ensuring quality, security, and performance.
  • Tackle complex technical challenges, particularly those related to large-scale applications.
  • Champion improvements to code quality, security, and performance across the team.
  • Collaborate on defining and enforcing internal standards for code style, maintainability, and best practices for high-scalability.
  • Build and maintain scalable, high-performing customer-facing applications.
  • Develop and analyze test cases for new features.


  • 3+ years of experience as a full-stack engineer using Python, Go, React, and JavaScript.
  • Proven ability to build, test, and ship user-facing products across the entire development stack.
  • Familiarity with SQL and NoSQL databases.
  • Comfort working in a Linux environment with shell scripting experience.
  • Knowledge of modern web technologies like cloud platforms (AWS preferred), MySQL databases, Redis caching, and messaging tools (Kafka/SQS).
  • Ability to thrive in a highly agile, iterative software development environment.
  • Excellent communication skills to discuss complex technical, architectural, and organizational issues, proposing clear solutions.
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science (IIT/NIT or equivalent) preferred.
  • Interest in Blockchain and Decentralization a plus.

Bonus Points:

  • Experience with C++, Rust, or Java.
  • Experience in early-stage product startups.
  • Familiarity with Spot and Derivatives trading, or high-frequency trading.
  • Strong passion for continuous learning.

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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.