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Functional Programming Engineers

Job title Functional Programming Engineers
Location United States of America
Reference: 2167
Contact name: Sean Urbain
Contact email:
Published: October 13, 2021 6:06

Job Description

Our newest client is a globally recognized trading firm using extensive functional programming! This client combine the spirit of a start-up with the stability of an established, experienced company and are looking to add several engineers to their platform team, which handles writing web-based applications and measuring the latency of web-stock using functional programming paradigms. This position has two offices, one in Austin and one in Chicago that are both integral hires and will bring a ton of growth and autonomy opportunities for decision making.

Aside from high paying compensation (200-300k base salaries + bonus/equity!) they also come with awesome perks like:

  • catered breakfast and lunches
  • Very flexible and generous PTO structure
  • Unique internal access to exchange trading
  • 401k match
  • Opportunities to work with well-known and distinguished developers in the Scala and Clojure community!

This position is best for JVM polyglots looking to work in a more functional environment! Anyone with a Scala, Java, Clojure or Elixir background would be great fits for this role.


The ideal candidate will also possess:

  • Experience working on server side development.
  • Solid understanding of functional paradigms and type theory and an interest to work more with it!
  • Experience with concurrency, low-latency and multithreading.
  • Proficiency with domain driven design and domain modeling.
  • Experience working with traders and quants a huge bonus! Any knowledge of financial concepts and exchange trading is great to have.
  • 3-4+ years working with JVM languages (Java, Scala, Clojure preferred as these are their primary languages).
  • An interest and passion for learning functional programming and Scala/Clojure!

This position does require on-site work 1-2 days a week, so applicants must be based in or open to relocating to either Austin or Chicago. The base salary can range anywhere from 200-300k + additional compensation for the ideal candidate! If you think you would be a fit for this position, please send your resume to