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Digital Asset - Product Architect (DAML Modeler)

Product Architect (DAML Modeler)

Digital Asset New York City, New York, United States of America

Digital Asset is among the fastest growing, most recognized fintech startups globally and is the market leader in developing distributed ledger technology applied to the market infrastructure and financial services sector. Backed by leading financial institutions, infrastructure providers, and financial software providers, the company is delivering enterprise-grade solutions for post-trade services.

Digital Asset applies a rigorous, customer-driven approach to deliver on our vision for a better global financial system enabled by distributed ledger technology.

  • Our culture is "all-in" and rewards collaboration, integrity, and excellence.
  • We value each other, what we do for our clients, and how we do it.
  • Our mission is delivering breakthrough distributed ledger solutions.

As we grow our team, we will maintain the dynamic, collaborative, and pragmatic way of working that has grounded our efforts from the beginning. If you seek to develop solutions others are yet to contemplate and are driven by the opportunity to have impact, the following opportunity may be right for you.


Opportunity

Product Architects leverage deep technical and domain expertise to create products that meet and anticipate clients’ complex requirements - either as part of Core Products ensuring the design and delivery of commercial, production-grade software or as part of Applications interacting with clients to create product-specific solutions. In partnership with DA Engineers and clients, Product Architects model market structure and workflow processes leveraging DAML, our domain specific language.


Key Responsibilities

  • While on any given day, you may primarily code, this is a Product role - you will be required to design creative solutions, products, and methods that drive our product strategy and scope
  • Collect and define requirements based on a dynamic assessment of functional and non-functional capabilities
  • Work directly with clients, including market infrastructure specific solutions, sometimes on-site
  • Develop formal models of financial business processes and propose innovative improvements to them
  • Solve difficult problems with pragmatic and efficient code
  • Contribute to the evolution of our proprietary modeling language
  • Meaningfully contribute to our platform architecture and evolving product roadmaps


Key Criteria

  • A deep understanding of financial markets and processes; The candidate must understand the strategy of markets as well as its mechanics; Knowing the underlying motivation and impetus for market behaviors will enable the candidate to formulate stronger approaches and solutions
  • Product Architects are often asked to be a ‘one person show’ and must be capable of taking an abstract idea and turning it into a strategic, pragmatic solution in code and/or well specified requirements
  • Excellent computer science fundamentals; Command of data structures, algorithms, and design patterns with ability to fluently translate them into working, elegant code.
  • Proficient in functional languages (e.g., Scala, Haskell)
  • A careful blend of creativity and pragmatism; Digital Asset is part of a community bootstrapping a technology and demand for the technology while simultaneously on tight delivery timelines
  • Committed to sustainable, tested development, and quality as evidenced by pursuit of design excellence and use of leading automated testing tools and methodologies
  • Demonstrated experience successfully collaborating with others in a dynamic, fast-paced, pressured environment
  • Ability to effectively summarize and present validation findings to senior level executives within DA and at clients
  • Experience using Agile methodology and the Agile SCRUM framework
  • MSc or PhD in Computer Science, Mathematics or related field


Preferred

  • Financial engineering experience as a “quant,” “strat,” or algo trading developer
  • Excellent communications skills, comfortable presenting complex concepts in front of a packed room of clients
  • Skilled in leading and working within an Agile environment, including participation in daily scrum meetings, backlog management, sprint definition, and retrospectives, preferably within a global team
Digital Asset - Software Engineer

Software Engineer

Digital Asset New York City, New York, United States of America

Digital Asset is among the fastest growing, most recognized fin-tech startups globally and is the market leader in developing distributed ledger technology applied to the market infrastructure and financial services sector. Backed by leading financial institutions, infrastructure providers and financial software providers, the company is delivering enterprise-grade solutions for post-trade services. Digital Asset applies a rigorous customer-driven approach to deliver on our vision for a better global financial system, enabled by distributed ledger technology. Our culture is "all-in" and rewards collaboration, integrity and excellence. , We value each other, what we do for our clients and how we do it. , Our mission is delivering breakthrough distributed ledger solutions. As we grow our team, we will maintain the dynamic, collaborative and pragmatic way of working that has grounded our efforts from the beginning. If you seek to develop solutions others are yet to contemplate and are driven by the opportunity to have impact, the following opportunity may be right for you. Opportunity As part of Digital Asset’s globally distributed Engineering team, software engineers bring experience and expertise building commercial, mission critical, enterprise grade software. We are drawn to passionate Software Engineers who work closely with Product and Business Development teams to deliver production quality features and functionality at pace. You will be a part of a team of top notch technical professionals developing complex systems at scale and with a focus on sustained operational excellence. The successful candidate is adept at working effectively and collaboratively with distributed partner teams located across multiple time zones. Key Responsibilities , Design and develop high quality code efficiently and at pace, using functional and non-functional languages, across our platform and applications development teams. , Contribute to the development of cutting-edge distributed ledger technology innovations that will be deployed with some of the world’s most consequential institutional players across industry sectors. , Develop and refine feature specifications and deliver high-quality software components and end user experiences within an Agile development environment. Key Criteria , Ideally, 10+ years experience as a software engineer, working in a globally distributed development environment. , Proven history of delivering high-quality, increasingly complex, commercial software products to a global market. , Minimum of 5 years software development experience delivering mission-critical technology to the enterprise software market using Agile methodologies. - Strong command of distributed systems development. - Deep understanding of secure coding practices. - Experience with recovery-oriented computing techniques to develop systems that detect and gracefully recover from system failure. - Advanced understanding of high-performance and high-availability coding techniques. - Experience developing software targeting Linux and Windows environments, including an adept ability to incorporate open source software as appropriate., Polyglot with a strong command of at least 3 programming languages, including but not limited to, Java, Scala, Python, Type Script,and Haskell. - Continuous learning mindset and learning of new programming language paradigms - Strong programming fundamentals (data structures and algorithm design) - Strong engineering fundamentals (testing, code reviews, code structure, readable and maintainable code), Strong commercial orientation with a deep passion for customer-driven design and development throughout the SDLC. , Collaborative approach that factors and embraces and insists upon diverse perspectives as a strategic imperative. , Open, strong communicator who communicates effectively across groups, locations and cultures, in-person and virtually. , A natural leader who builds productive and effective relationships across the organization. , Continuous growth mindset with strong disposition toward innovation and entrepreneurial ways of working. , Courage of convictions with a high degree of humility. Embraces constructive feedback and is resilient. , BS, MS or PhD in computer science, or related discipline.
Digital Asset - Cryptography Engineer

Cryptography Engineer

Digital Asset Zürich, Canton of Zürich, Switzerland

Digital Asset is among the fastest growing, most recognized fin-tech startups globally and is the market leader in developing distributed ledger technology applied to the market infrastructure and financial services sector. Backed by leading financial institutions, infrastructure providers and financial software providers, the company is delivering enterprise-grade solutions for post-trade services. As a member of the Platform Engineering Architecture Team, the Cryptography Engineer selects, reviews, defines, develops and delivers cryptographic solutions within our globally distributed Engineering team, collaborating on cryptography across the whole development process, from Product to Operations. The Cryptography Engineer further contributes to the security design and review of our architecture and products together with peers from the security team. Key Responsibilities Design, review, and implement potentially complex cryptography and security solutions. Keep up to date with relevant cryptography in theory, implementation and industry practice. , Contribute to the design and review of the security architecture of our products together with your peers from the security team. , Help to maintain, groom and communicate the cryptographic aspects of our security roadmap. , Help capture customer cryptographic requirements together with the product and business development teams. , Help drive and manage cryptographic vulnerability processes and third party cryptography audits. , Coach and educate engineers on cryptography. Key Criteria , Hands on experience in applied cryptography and cryptographic protocols, including efficient symmetric and asymmetric encryption, signature schemes, zero-knowledge proof schemes. , Drive our cryptographic solutions by design, code, theory, and collaboration. , Apply cryptography engineering practices, including the review of cryptographic implementations, to deliver production quality software to be used by the largest financial institutions in the world. , Strong software engineer. Regardless of which language you use or how you learned it, we’re looking for people who can write clean, effective code. , Strong collaboration skills—our work isn’t carried out in a vacuum, and everyone contributes to get the job done. , Experience delivering high-quality, innovative, increasingly complex, commercial software products to a global market. , Analytical, structured, tactical, and strategic. You are an engineer that thinks before acting. , Direct and transparent verbal and written communication skills, including research and technical writing skills, with the willingness to work with distributed teams and different cultures. , Open, strong communicator who communicates effectively across groups, locations and cultures, in-person and virtually. , A natural leader who builds productive and effective relationships across the organization. , Continuous growth mindset with strong disposition toward innovation and intrapreneurial ways of working. , Courage of convictions with a high degree of humility. Embraces constructive feedback and is resilient. , MS or PhD in computer science, or related discipline. , Experience with HSMs and operational procedures is a plus. , Confident & "all in".

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