Software Engineer - Palo Alto, CA

As a Software Engineer at EMX, you’ll be responsible for designing and implementing systems and applications that bring EMX to life. Building a new exchange and clearing house is a massive undertaking. Engineering at EverMarkets is as much about developing reliable, performant systems as it is about crafting a beautiful and intuitive user-experience to introduce derivatives trading to the world outside traditional financial institutions.

We aim to strike a balance between being pragmatic (getting our code in trader’s hands) and being strict about the application of our engineering team’s strong core principles. Engineers at EMX are a crucial part part of a world-class team of experienced product managers, quants, and traders building the future of derivatives trading.


  • Design, implement, and maintain backend systems and frontend applications that power EMX’s exchange, clearing house, and API suite 

  • Build an efficient and secure foundation to fuel future product innovation during a critical growth period for the company 

  • Work alongside a cross-functional team including engineering, product, design, marketing, and community 

  • Strategize with product to design and build systems and applications that delight a generation of traders new to financial derivatives


  • 3+ years of software engineering (or related) experience 

  • Experience building and maintaining distributed systems in production 

  • Significant experience (depth) in backend, frontend, mobile, or quantitative development with an interest in working on all aspects (breadth) of a modern engineering stack 

  • Understanding of or strong passion to learn: 

  • Blockchain technology (Ethereum) 

  • Financial concepts (trading, derivatives) 

  • Eager to improve the crypto ecosystem


  • Javascript, Node.js, Amazon Web Services, Ocaml, React.js, ReasonML


  • $125k – $185k

  • 0.1% – 1.0%