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.NET Software Engineer

Location: San Mateo

Xignite Engineering is a talented, energetic team building out a highly scalable and reliable cloud-computing architecture that powers Xignite and enables the business to grow rapidly. Our engineering team creates complete end-to-end technology products and solutions to deliver financial market data timely and accurately to our customers.

The Role

  • Design, build, and deploy high performance, fault-tolerant, scalable front end and back end servers for fast optimized web services
  • Gain a deep understanding of the financial industry and business requirements, and work with the product team to create just-in-time deliverables
  • Leverage your knowledge and understanding to create innovative business solutions
  • Drive improvements in team productivity through tools, processes, test-driven development, and continuous refactoring
  • Take full ownership and responsibility for the success of your deliverables, from design through production deployment
  • Ability to work in a fast-changing environment

Required Skill Set

  • BS, MS or PhD in Computer Science or related discipline/experience
  • 2-5 years experience with .NET
  • Proficiency with C#
  • Solid object oriented design and analytical skills
  • Experience building large-scale server applications or distributed systems.
  • SQL experience, (SQL Server or MySQL)
  • Highly self-motivated, with a strong sense of ownership and urgency
  • Good communication skills

Bonus Skills

  • Deep Microsoft platform skills in memory management, multi-threading, serialization, WCF, Web API, IIS
  • Experience developing for and deploying to the cloud, AWS or Microsoft Azure
  • Key/value stores
  • Experience with micro services, Docker, .NET Core
  • Experience with automated test frameworks
  • Knowledge of financial market data
  • Maintaining a github like account, contributing to open source projects, posting answers on stackoverflow

Benefits and Perks

  • Subsidized (free) medical insurance for employee
  • 401(k)
  • Stock options
  • PTO, plus stock market holidays
  • Free lunches, snacks and beverages
  • Subsidized YMCA membership
  • Darts, Wii ping pong, and more!
  • Walking distance to Hayward Park Caltrain station; shuttle to Hillsdale station
  • Onsite café

About Xignite

  • Named one of the ten coolest brands in banking, Xignite, Inc. provides cloud-based financial market data APIs to help emerging companies and established enterprises deliver real-time and reference market data to their digital assets, such as websites and apps. Xignite’s clients include more than 1,000 financial services, media and software companies from disruptive fintech firms, such as Betterment, FutureAdvisor, Motif Investing, Personal Capital, Robinhood, StockTwits, Wealthfront and Yodlee, to leading financial institutions, exchanges and market data vendors including, NASDAQ OMX and BMO. For more information, visit http://www.xignite.com or follow on Twitter @xignite.Apply to: jobs@xignite.com