We're a modern betting exchange, going technology first to enable proper price competition in a field of fat commissions. Join a small, agile, and fast-growing team, in our beautiful office in St. Katharine Docks. If our US location tickles your fancy, you get to help setting up a brand new office too.
Smarkets develops a reliable, low-latency, highly concurrent betting exchange based on trading exchange designs. We're also building a fast, modern web interface to allow for a smoother experience. Servicing our users is top priority.
The Smarkets platform is written predominantly in Python and Erlang, and relies heavily on asynchronous programming techniques. We use REST where we can. Life at Smarkets circles around people, version control, configuration management and automation. We can - and do - deploy to production several times a day.
Our entire production is in AWS. In fact, Smarkets was the first gambling operator under the Maltese regulator to get permission to run everything in the cloud. We push the envelope where needed and educate auditors when necessary.
We are looking for engineering talent in the following roles:
* Database Expert
* Frontend Software Engineer, London & LA
* Junior Developer in Data Science
* Quantitative Analyst
* Software Engineer, London & LA
If you like the idea of flat structure and practical engineering approach, see our jobs at https://smarkets.com/careers/ . (Quite some time ago I wrote an overview about our engineering challenges, which you can find at https://smarketshq.com/notes-on-interviewing-engineers-a4fa4... .)