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Senior Software Engineer - Trading, C#, Algorithms

Abu Dhabi



Senior Back-end Engineer - Digital Assets Client Platform (C#)

Location: London, Paris, OR Abu Dhabi - FT, Hybrid working

We are working with a leading institutional provider for digital assets, offering comprehensive regulated platforms and tailored investment solutions to sophisticated non-US investors and institutions. With over nine years of experience in the digital assets industry and more than twenty years in traditional finance, we combine deep technical and trading expertise with established industry-wide relationships to provide sophisticated solutions for our counterparties.

We are seeking a talented and experienced Senior Back-end Engineer to join their team and contribute to the development of our robust, scalable, and secure trading systems. In this role, you will specialize in building a digital assets web platform using C#. You will work in a dynamic and collaborative environment, playing a key role in designing, developing, and maintaining our fully-integrated custody, trading, and investment platform


Responsibilities of the Senior Back-end Engineer:

Client Platform Development:

  • Design, implement, and maintain a high-performance digital assets client platform using C#.
  • Maintain complex cloud-native back-end systems in a microservices architecture.


  • Work closely with cross-functional teams, including product managers, frontend developers, and system architects, to understand requirements and deliver integrated solutions.


  • Identify and implement optimizations to enhance the performance and efficiency of the platform.
  • Conduct code reviews to maintain code quality and adherence to best practices.


  • Implement and enforce security best practices to safeguard the integrity of the platform.
  • Stay informed about the latest industry standards and security trends in the cryptocurrency space.


  • Create comprehensive and well-structured technical documentation for APIs, ensuring ease of use for internal and external developers.

Troubleshooting and Support:

  • Collaborate with other engineers, product team, customer support, compliance, legal, quants, and traders to diagnose and resolve technical issues related to the platform.
  • Provide technical support as needed to ensure the smooth functioning of the platform for our customers.


  • Minimum 10 years of industry experience with a concentration in building back-end systems in financial services.
  • Strong knowledge and experience building back-end systems on the Microsoft stack (.NET, C#, Entity Framework, ASP .NET Web API, Blazor).
  • Experience in developing cloud-native applications on AWS leveraging services such as ECS, EC2, Lambda, RDS, S3, and SQS.
  • Experience working on a collaborative and agile team, leveraging issue tracking, source control, and CI/CD workflows with full traceability between requirements and code.
  • A proven track record of building modular and loosely-coupled systems and services that can be deployed with little or no downtime.
  • Strong ability to troubleshoot production issues leveraging monitoring and diagnostic tools and analysis of application and services logs.
  • Experience (personal or professional) working with cryptocurrencies, such as trading digital assets, using crypto platforms, and transferring coins on the blockchain.
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or equivalent.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Commitment to the highest ethical standards while working with sensitive data.

Working at this company:

They have a dynamic and collaborative team made up of some of the best talents in digital assets, traditional finance, and technology. They value entrepreneurial spirit, trust, integrity, collaboration, care, humility, candor, innovation, knowledge, and a risk and compliance mindset.

Their Hiring Process:

In compliance with applicable law, all persons hired will be required to verify their identity and eligibility to work and complete employment eligibility verification and background checks.

They are an equal opportunity employer and seek a diverse applicant pool. We hire without regard to race, color, gender identity, religion, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, physical abilities (or disability), age, sexual orientation, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Don't trust, verify!

If you are a passionate and skilled Senior Back-end Engineer with a strong background in digital assets web platforms and C#, we invite you to join a dynamic team and contribute to the exciting developments in the digital financial landscape.


Abu Dhabi


$150,000 / Annually