Senior Backend Engineer

We are looking for talented, self-starting engineers to work on building Ather’s backend trading system. As an early employee at Ather, you will have an opportunity to heavily contribute to the design and development of our next-generation cryptocurrency trading platform. Job responsibilities include: 

  • Implementation of FIX/REST/Websocket/Binary backend servers for client requests
  • Designing, documenting and developing APIs
  • Maintaining persistent state across a global cluster
  • Promoting metrics driven development through advanced and granular monitoring
  • Promoting test driven development through robust testing frameworks
  • Optimizing the platform for latency and throughput
  • Promoting CI/CD



  • Experience with financial technology systems and protocols (e.g. FIX)
  • 6+ years of experience building backend systems in a compiled language (Golang, C++, Rust, preference for C++)
  • Deep knowledge of large-scale distributed real-time systems architecture
  • Strong analytical skills to help development and debug production issues
  • Strong knowledge of networking and inter-host communications

Salary: $250,000 – $600,000 per year