Backend Engineer

Silicon Valley (Redwood City to San Jose) • $150k - $190k • 0.010% - 0.025%


Role Location

  • Silicon Valley (Redwood City to San Jose)


  • $150k - $190k
  • 0.010% - 0.025%


11 - 25 people


20 N San Mateo Dr Ste 10
San Mateo, CA, 94401, US

Tech Stack

  • Go
  • Google Cloud
  • Kubernetes
  • React
  • PostgreSQL
  • RabbitMQ
  • Redis

Role Description

You will be design and develop our brokerage backend system dealing with trading system, clearing house and public API requests from user program. Our system is entirely written in go and deployed in k8s in GCP. The requirements are sometimes performance centric, sometimes operation friendliness, sometimes regulatory compliance, or combination of them, but you are required to work with the team and understand them to put in the right design and implementation.

About Alpaca

Alpaca provides API for free stock trading for individual developers, active/algo traders, small hedge funds and app builders. Since the launch in Oct 2018, both transaction volume and user base have grown rapidly thanks to very active engaged users. We went through Y Combinator W 2019 batch.

Company Culture

We value commitments from people who work here. We believe great result comes from great team collaboration built by each commitment and respected work.

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