Backend Engineer

Engineering / Atlanta, GA

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Polygon HQ, Atlanta, GA

About this Role

We are seeking a high performing backend software engineer to help us build and deliver software and systems that work with large quantities of data in efficient, maintainable ways. This person will have significant ownership of technology and software used in our production systems, and will have the opportunity to gain significant experience in our technology stack which includes Go, bare-metal Kubernetes, Docker, ceph,, GitHub, Websockets, RESTful APIs, Kafka, MongoDB, and Elasticsearch.


  • Write reliable and maintainable code
  • Contribute to all areas of’s backend stack, anywhere from data ingestion to processing pipelines to external facing APIs
  • Collaborate and communicate effectively with a small team of passionate engineers

Skills and Qualifications

  • Experience with a compiled language
  • Experience with or willingness to learn Kubernetes and Go
  • 1+ years of professional software engineering experience


Since we are a small growing team looking for high performing engineers, we are welcome to generalists with a breadth of tools and experience as well as engineers who have honed their skills and have interests in certain specialties. The following are some of the specialties that we are interested in.

  • DevOps - An engineer with a passion towards automation and building out a maintainable infrastructure.
  • SRE - An engineer with a passion towards reliability and ensuring our customers get an available quality service.
  • Test Engineer - An engineer with a passion towards ensuring our APIs and systems are top notch quality with great data integrity.


Our mission is to help developers build the future of fintech by democratizing access to the world’s financial market data. We are located in the Inman Park neighborhood of Atlanta.

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