Senior Software Engineer - Investment Data
Life at MX
We are driven by our moral imperative to advance mankind - and it all starts with our people, product and purpose. We always carry a deep sense of drive and passion with us. If you thrive in a challenging work environment, surrounded by incredible team members who will help you grow, MX is the right place for you.
Come build with us and be part of an award-winning company that’s helping create meaningful and lasting change in the financial industry.
MX makes financial data accessible and actionable for everyone. Our mission is to empower the world to be financially strong. We do this by building the largest open finance ecosystem to help drive innovation and improve experiences through secure and reliable access to financial data. The MX ecosystem connects more than 13,000 financial institutions and FinTechs with a combined reach of more than 200 million consumers.
MX provides the most trusted and reliable open finance APIs to unlock the value of financial data.
Our current offerings are focused on:
- Connectivity: Securely connecting to and verifying consumer financial data.
- Data: Making financial data actionable with context, cleansing, and categorization.
- Experience: Delivering personalized digital and mobile money experiences that drive growth.
MX is looking for an Engineering Manager to lead a team of data engineers while also working with a cross-functional team of designers, writers, data scientists, quality assurance engineers, product marketers, sales, and client relationship managers to build, deliver and maintain innovative products that align with the MX mission.
Our software engineers develop the next-generation technologies that change how billions of users connect, explore, and interact with their finances. Our products need to handle data at a massive scale. You’ll work alongside the best and the brightest engineering talent in the industry. We have opportunities in a wide range of areas including development, design, search, platform, test, quality, big data, front end and back end. As a core participant of your team, you’ll estimate engineering efforts, design your changes, implement and test your changes, push to live, and triage production issues. You need to be dynamic, collaborative, and curious as we build new experiences, improve existing products, and develop distributed systems powering the world to be financially strong
We need our engineers to be versatile, display leadership qualities and be enthusiastic to take on new problems across the full-stack as we continue to push technology forward.
With your technical expertise you will manage project priorities, deadlines, and deliverables. You will design, develop, test, deploy, maintain, and enhance software solutions.
As a Senior Engineer in this role, you will work with a mindset of efficiency, accuracy and practical application, writing high quality code, and collaborating with Data Scientists, to build the investment data product that will take us to a new level of “finances as they should be”.
- Design, build, launch, and maintain high quality investment data backend systems and tooling with your team.
- Write product or system development code.
- Participate in, or lead design reviews with peers and stakeholders to decide amongst available technologies.
- Review code developed by other developers and provide feedback to ensure best practices (e.g., style guidelines, checking code in, accuracy, testability, and efficiency).
- Enforce clean code and excellent coding practices by conducting thoughtful code reviews
- Help us build and maintain a world-class technology system so we can achieve our mission of making the world financially strong
- Collaborate closely with Product Managers to meet and exceed customer needs in the simplest possible ways
- Contribute to existing documentation or educational content and adapt content based on product/program updates and user feedback.
- Triage product or system issues and debug/track/resolve by analyzing the sources of issues and the impact on hardware, network, or service operations and quality.
- Actively participate in system architecture discussions and technical design reviews to ensure the scalability, reliability, and security
- You will lead by example, and elevate the design, implementation, quality, and strong engineering practices across the team
- Drive projects and initiatives to implement high quality systems and products
- Coach and support engineers on the team, with a strong focus on feedback and growth.
- Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience
- 8 Years experience with software development in one or more programming languages with data structures or algorithms with Ruby
- 5 years of investment industry experience.
- Strong knowledge of investment concepts and trading practices.
Advanced Requirements (not required)
- Masters Degree or PhD in Computer Science or related technical fields
- Experience with Python, Go, Java or C++
- Worked with Kubernetes to deploy applications.
- Familiarity with backend trading systems
The expected on-target earnings (OTE), which is comprised of a base salary and other forms of cash compensation, such as bonus or commissions is currently $168,000 - $180,000. This pay range is just one component of MX's total rewards package. MX takes a number of factors into account when determining individual starting pay, including job and level they are hired into, location, skillset, peer compensation.
At MX, we prioritize flexible working arrangements, which allows us to attract top talent, provide improved work-life balance, and increase productivity. Our remote flex philosophy is centered on trust, responsibility, and communication. Our team members enjoy a balance of remote work and monthly in-person collaboration meetings. Travel expectations are about 15%, and the company covers travel expenses for remote employees. Local employees are encouraged to utilize in-office time on a weekly basis. Both local and remote employees can take advantage of our incredible office space with onsite perks like company-paid meals, onsite massage therapist, a golf simulator, and mediation room to name a few.
MX is proudly committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse and inclusive workforce. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we never discriminate based on race, religion, color, national origin, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, military or veteran status, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics. We particularly welcome applications from veterans and military spouses. All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines. You may request reasonable accommodations by sending an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.