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Rust Engineer - Networking Centric

Embark on an exciting journey as a Rust Engineer at, where you will be instrumental in developing and maintaining our low-level feed handlers.

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About this role

Embark on an exciting journey as a Rust Engineer at, where you will be instrumental in developing and maintaining our low-level feed handlers. The fundamental layer that consumes, captures, and analyzes exchange data feeds. This layer is full of challenges requiring 100g networking, FPGAs, and petabytes of storage. We are modernizing Wall St and this project is in the belly of the beast. It requires networking, computing, and storage to work in harmony.

As a key member of this small elite team, you will help in making crucial decisions on the architecture and design of this critical layer. Your expertise in Rust will be central to creating an efficient, stable and scalable solution for these challenges.


  • Help architect, design, and implement critical components of our feed handling layer.
  • Build hardware and software capable of capturing 60M packets/sec. Analyze captures for dropped packets and merge/dedupe captures from multiple datacenters. ~5TB/day and growing.
  • Collaborate closely with a small team of highly talented individuals to build and continuously improve our technology stack.
  • Conduct thorough performance analysis, profiling, and benchmarking to identify bottlenecks and areas for optimization.
  • Participate in code reviews, providing constructive feedback to maintain a high standard of code quality and software design.
  • Stay up-to-date with the latest advancements in Rust and networking technologies to leverage new techniques for system improvements. ( DPDK, DPUs, etc )

Skills and Qualifications

  • Experience and proficiency in Rust programming language.
  • Passionate about learning and problem-solving.
  • Enjoy having ownership and responsibility on a project.
  • Strong work ethic; we trust our team to deliver exceptional results without the need for micromanagement.
  • Strong understanding of networking and/or kernel bypass is a plus.
  • Familiarity with financial data or experience in the industry is a plus.


At, we’re on a mission to modernize Wall Street by empowering developers with the tools they need to shape the future of finance. We’re reimagining financial market data for the 21st century, removing barriers, simplifying access, and creating frictionless, forward-thinking technologies.

Join us and become part of a passionate team that consistently sets new industry standards, creating a profound impact on the world of finance and technology, and leveling the playing field by providing fair access for all.

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