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Software Engineer, Trading Connectivity, Cyprus



Software Engineering
Posted on Thursday, June 13, 2024

Institutional Fabric for the Digital Asset Market

Founded in 2018, Talos provides institutional-grade trading technology for the global digital asset market, powering many of the major players in the crypto ecosystem.

Our mission at Talos is clear: to advance the mass adoption of digital assets by seamlessly connecting institutions to the digital asset ecosystem. We are committed to building the most innovative and trusted platform in the world, supporting the entire trading lifecycle.

At Talos, you'll find an environment that champions kindness and respect, values diverse perspectives, and upholds inclusivity at every turn. We believe that every member of our team adds invaluable insights and abilities that drive Talos forward. In our pursuit of excellence, we foster a culture of trust and integrity, collaboration, and mutual growth. Together, we are ambitiously building something extraordinary. Your unique talents and insights will play a crucial role in our shared success.

We are a tight-knit but decentralized team of highly-experienced engineers and businesspeople. We have a hybrid-friendly work environment, with physical hubs in New York, London, Singapore, Sweden and Cyprus.

About the Role

As a Software Engineer in our Trading Connectivity team, you will be designing, developing, and maintaining high performance backend systems that integrate with our expansive provider network. Your tasks will involve collaboration with product managers, trading support, other engineering teams, and our clients to integrate and support new liquidity providers joining the Talos network. You will play an important role in improving the scalability, reliability, security, and performance of the platform, and owning the end to end integration process from gathering requirements to deployment.

Want to learn more about Talos’s engineering culture? Check out Sonic, our first open-source project which allows Talos to achieve microsecond network stack latency in Go:

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Design, implement, test, and deploy high-performance backend systems and services, with a focus on trading connectivity

  • Integrate new liquidity providers into the expansive Talos network to enhance the efficiency and value of the Talos platform

  • Act as a point of contact and own the integration process from the requirements gathering stage, all the way to interfacing with the technical teams of the external providers, building, testing and successfully deploying the work to production

  • Continuously improve the scalability, reliability, security, and performance of the Talos platform

  • Collaborate with the product team, other engineering teams, support, and our clients to develop solutions that support the full trade lifecycle, from inception to execution

  • Be part of an open and transparent culture as we grow the team


  • 3+ years of software engineering experience, ideally in Go, Java, C++, C#, Python, or Rust

  • BEng, MEng, BSc or MSc in Computer Science or related field or experience

  • Demonstrated ability to assess, troubleshoot, and debug complex integration issues efficiently.

  • Proven track record of building and working with sophisticated backend systems, ensuring high performance and reliability.

  • Experience in financial technology, with expertise in crypto and/or traditional finance, is a strong advantage.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, enabling clear and effective interaction with clients and team members.


You will also enjoy a comprehensive array of competitive benefits, regardless of your location, within our warm, welcoming, and ambitious company culture. Our offerings include a monthly wellness credit for personal use, such as gym memberships, massages, or even a ski pass for your next holiday. Additionally, we provide paid lunches in the office, monthly fitness and evening socials to foster connections with colleagues, and annual offsite events to engage with the wider team.

Get In Touch!

Sounds compelling? We’d love to hear from you. Contact us directly.

Also, check out other open positions listed on our website.

Talos is proud to be an Equal Opportunity employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, transgender status, sexual stereotypes, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics. Talos is committed to providing reasonable accommodations for candidates with disabilities in our recruiting process. If you need any assistance or accommodations due to a disability, please let us know at

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