Client's company is based in Palo Alto & includes founders comprised of Stanford grads, former Googlers and a formerly renowned VC who now also teaches Entrepreneurship at Stanford, as well as an all-star cast of funders.
This company is revolutionizing the investment business & disrupting the mutual fund industry through an open source financial trading platform that anyone can join (currently 370,000+ unique users) - instead of hoarding data like traditional investment sites, they make their data work for you and your portfolio. This is an opportunity to be a part of the core team!
In this position, you will be responsible for data analysis, monitoring of distributed systems as well as third-party data providers, and task automation. You will have the opportunity to define and evolve the backend maintenance process.
Our ideal candidate will have:
A BS in computer science, preferably with a focus on systems or theory
Experience with databases, preferably MySQL
Knowledge of Java; network programming and distributed computing
Knowledge of scripting languages, such as shell script, Python, or PHP
Interest in finance
Excellent communication skills and the ability to work independently in a small team.