Principal Backend Engineer, Unified Markets

The role

As a core member of our backend team, you will build and maintain major features, through inception, design, implementation and launch, working closely with product and engineering disciplines across the company
You will spend the majority of your time on cross-functional self-contained feature teams focused on delivering value to the customer, while other projects will be more internally focused on reliability, scalability, and performance


  • Design, build and maintain scalable, secure web services and distributed systems
  • Design and develop robust solutions for trade negotiation and execution, real-time market data, authentication and security
  • Help maintain existing codebase, infrastructure, test coverage, and documentation
  • Communicate requirements effectively within and across teams


  • 8+ years of backend engineering experience, ideally building products from ideation to launch with a strong engineering team
  • Working knowledge of an object oriented programming language like (Python, Golang, Java, C++ etc

  • Working knowledge of Database technologies(SQL/NOSQL), Caching Technologies and Distributed messaging systems
  • Experience monitoring and scaling microservice-oriented systems
  • Familiarity with websocket architecture and implementation
  • Team-building and technical leadership experience
  • Willingness to learn new technologies and domains

Nice to have

  • Experience with distributed systems: Kafka/NATs/DynamoDb/Postgres/Redis
  • Experience working with cloud-native AWS infrastructure and/or Kubernetes

This position is flexible on-site or hybrid position at our headquarters office in Singapore
We are able to provide financial and logistical support for work Visa procurement and relocation for Singapore, if applicable

Our Benefits and Perks

  • Competitive pay and transparent pay bands
  • Flexible work environment
    • Unlimited vacation with a minimum required PTO of 10 days annually
    • Celebrate your national holidays, in addition to floating holidays, to honor what matters to you, not HQ
  • Full benefits (benefits vary by country)
    • We offer the highest benefits package offered by our Employment of Record partners; insurance carriers and plans vary by country
  • Generous technology and learning allowances
    • $3500 first-year budget to spend on your computer, peripherals, office essentials…whatever makes you most efficient and comfortable
      You’ll then receive a $2000 refresh every 2 years
    • $1000 budget to spend on learning and development materials, courses or conferences

Paradigm is an equal opportunity employer

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