Location : Hong Kong

Company Name : BitMEX

The BitMEX Trading Engine sits at the core of the business and handles all brokerage and trading aspects of the platform. The Engine team is responsible for order management, risk checking, position keeping, PNL calculations, pricing (derivatives), risk management, market data distribution, order matching, and settlement.

We are building a best in class Technology team to help us scale BitMEX to millions of users and millions of transactions per second. We are looking for experts in low latency trading system development, microservice architectures, and scaling.


  • Greenfield and brownfield design and development of a number of micro-service based electronic trading system components across order handling, order matching, market data, smart order routing
  • New feature implementation, bug fixing, and performance tuning
  • Working closely with KDB+ development team on overall architectural design of the Trading Technology stack

About You

You follow good principles of software engineering like TDD, writing modular, maintainable, clean code, and are used to working in an Agile environment.

  • Strong engineering skill set with firm grasp of fundamental Computer Science principles and a test-driven approach to software development
  • 7+ years programming experience writing latency sensitive applications in Java or equivalent experience in another OO language, with some experience of Java
  • 5+ years financial experience at a Hedge Fund, Investment Bank, or Exchange building matching engines, electronic trading systems, algo trading systems, or market data systems
  • Experience working in and performance tuning a Linux environment
  • Ability to adapt to changing priorities within a fast moving industry and startup culture
  • Nice to have: experience building microservice architecture systems, test automation, derivatives pricing, scaling, operating system and network layer performance tuning, BDD, KDB+, experience with OpenHFT Chronicle, LMAX Disruptor, or similar libraries.
  • Computer Science / Engineering degree preferable
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