Software Engineer

June 23, 2022
Philadelphia, PA
Job Type


Sporttrade is a venture-backed fintech company disrupting the $10b sports betting industry. We are a sports betting exchange with a mission to elevate the sports betting industry by bringing innovation, liquidity, transparency and protection to customers.

At Sporttrade, we lift others up by valuing and encouraging positivity, empathy, and respect toward all stakeholders. We are curious, iterative, and innovative. We are unafraid to fail, and we support each other as we tackle and overcome rewarding challenges.

POSITION TITLE: Software Engineer (Sporttrade Edge)

Location: East Coast, USA


Reporting to the Head of Sporttrade Edge, the Software Engineer of Sporttrade Edge contributes to the Sporttrade Edge code base, creating scalable and performant Python and Java APIs and micro services running on Kubernetes. Leveraging cutting edge technologies, Sporttrade Edge is the nexus of Sporttrade’s retail API and business strategy, and this role is a key contributor to the Edge platform.


  • Develop and maintain performant code within the Sporttrade Edge platform and development lifecycle
  • Design and implement performant and scalable software solutions to address business needs
  • Write unit tests to improve code quality and test coverage
  • Partner with Site Reliability Engineering to build out CI/CD pipelines for the software
  • Collaborate with internal and external stakeholders to ensure clear and concise requirements
  • Author excellent documentation
  • Contribute to additional development processes as needed

Required skills and Qualifications:

  • 4+ years working as a Software Engineer using languages such as Java and Python
  • Understanding of messaging systems such as Kafka or RabbitMQ
  • Proficiency with container technologies such as Docker and Kubernetes
  • Demonstrable understanding of system and application architecture
  • Familiarity with distributed systems, micro services, and REST APIs
  • Proficiency with PostgreSQL or other relational datastores
  • Ability to problem solve and challenge existing ideas
  • Experience using FastAPI, Tornado, or Java Spring Framework a plus
  • Knowledge of the Linux kernel and operating system a plus
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills a plus
  • Experience with sports or financial markets a plus, but not required
  • Employment is contingent on candidate’s ability to undergo, pass and maintain required registration as mandated by state gaming regulations


  • Medical, Dental and Vision Benefits: 100% Employee premium and 50% spouse & dependent premium contribution by Company
  • Short- & Long-Term Disability
  • Group Term Life and AD&D; Voluntary Life and AD&D
  • 401k plan
  • Equity Options
  • Flexible Time Off
  • Flexible work environment
  • Macbook Pros issued to all employees

Diverse workforces create the best companies, and we at Sporttrade are committed to an inclusive culture that celebrates the uniqueness and contributions of each individual. Sporttrade is an equal opportunity employer, and does not discriminate on the basis of sex, race, religion, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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