itBit is hiring a

Python Engineer

New York, United States

About itBit

itBit is a financial services company offering a suite of products leveraging traditional capital markets infrastructure and blockchain technology. We are focused on providing leading technology solutions and financial expertise through our three primary business verticals: markets, trust and custody and our flagship digital clearing and settlement solution; Bankchain.


Job Description

We’re looking for an experienced Engineer to be a part of a new product group.  You’ll work closely with our engineering lead and product lead to continue creating a solid foundation for our new product. You will also have the opportunity to build new tools and contribute to the strategy on architecture and design of upcoming system components.


What you'll do:

  • Design and build back-end systems and functionality in Python
  • Partner with our team to define architecture and best practices
  • Write high-caliber production code on a daily basis to satisfy product requirements
  • Document best practices and act as a knowledgeable resource for back-end engineering problem solving
  • Work cross functionally to ensure alignment and collaboration
  • Bring an entrepreneurial and collaborative spirit to the team
  • Be willing to mentor junior developers when necessary
  • Be a part of a fast-paced, agile environment


What we're looking for:

  • 10+ years writing code
  • A proven track record of success and winning products
  • A history in creating production-level application written in Python
  • Previous work with a python framework like Flask or Django preferred
  • Proven success in a startup environment
  • A creative attitude and hacker/tinkerer spirit is welcomed
  • Deep proficiency in JavaScript and the ability to build across our application stack is a huge plus
  • Experience with C/C++ is an additional bonus
  • Advanced Computer Science or Software Engineering degrees are desirable
  • Having contributed to open source projects or familiarity with blockchain technology is a plus
  • An overall demonstrable passion for technology and software