Senior Backend Engineer

Seoul (Hybrid) • Full time

  • Python
  • Back-end
No longer accepting applications

Senior Backend Engineer in Flipster We are proud to have a team of intelligent, driven professionals who are dedicated to achieving remarkable results. We are committed to the growth of both our company and our backend team.

Join us in shaping the future of electronic trading as you contribute to the design and development of cutting-edge micro-service-based trading system components from the ground up. Your creativity will drive features and enhancements in our products, delivering secure, robust, and blazing-fast performance.


  • Design and development of micro-service based electronic trading system components from scratch.
  • Develop features and improvements to our products in a secure, well-tested, and performant way

What we want you to have

  • Excellent programming skills in Python, and an ability to pick up new ones.
  • Working experience in Rust is a plus
  • 5+ years of solid work with fundamental algorithms, system design, and large distributed systems
  • Excellent designing fault-tolerant software
  • Thorough knowledge of computer architecture and networks
  • A firm grasp of good principles of software engineering like TDD, writing modular, maintainable, clean code, and are used to working in an Agile environment
  • Experience building scalable systems
  • Hands-on experience delivering real-time data over the web
  • Strong sense of ownership, urgency, and drive

Nice to have

  • Experience building microservice architecture systems, test automation, large-scale database design, derivatives pricing, scaling, operating system and network layer performance tuning, high-frequency trading system
  • Computer Science / Engineering degree preferable
  • Self-driven and proactive personality
  • English proficiency in writing and speaking

What we can offer

  • Competitive salary & discretionary bonus
  • Lunch allowance up to 20,000 won
  • A thriving company culture
  • Pleasant work environment in IFC
  • Limitless snacks and drinks in canteen
  • Offer extra medical check-up every year
  • Flexible working hours

Our hiring process

  • Resume/CV submission
  • Practical interview (it can be live-coding or project type interview)
  • Practical interview (it can be live-coding or project type interview)

If you're ready to contribute to a dynamic and rapidly growing company, we invite you to join our team. Showcase your expertise, expand your career, and collaborate with a team that's dedicated to achieving remarkable results. Apply today and be a part of our journey toward excellence.

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