Founding Backend Engineer at AlphaWatch AI (W23)
$150K - $200K  •  
AI copilot for hedge funds with trusted data
US / CA / BR / CO / Remote (US; CA; BR; CO)
Full-time
3+ years
About AlphaWatch AI

AlphaWatch AI: Where financial expertise meets cutting-edge AI

Just as conversations spark action in other fields, financial decisions depend on accurate, timely insights gleaned from a vast network of experts. In the complex world of finance, sifting through data, identifying relevant expertise, and translating it into actionable decisions can be a herculean task. This is where AlphaWatch AI steps in.

Powered by neural search and LLM workflows, AlphaWatch AI is the bridge between expert knowledge and financial action.

Imagine:

  • Effortlessly searching a network of financial experts based on specific criteria, qualifications, and past performance. No more manually scouring through directories or cold-calling.
  • Instantly retrieving relevant insights and analyses from past projects, market research, and expert opinions. No more poring over lengthy reports or chasing down emails.
  • Automating tasks like scheduling consultations, summarizing key findings, and generating follow-up reports. Freeing up your valuable time for strategic decision-making.

With AlphaWatch AI, you can:

  • Make faster, more informed investment decisions with access to diverse expertise and real-time market data.
  • Identify and mitigate financial risks by leveraging the collective wisdom of the network.
  • Optimize portfolio performance through personalized recommendations and data-driven analysis.
  • Unlock the full potential of your investments by eliminating information silos and streamlining workflows.
About the role
Skills: Python

Just as conversations spark action in other fields, financial decisions depend on accurate, timely insights gleaned from a vast network of experts. In the complex world of finance, sifting through data, identifying relevant expertise, and translating it into actionable decisions can be a herculean task. This is where AlphaWatch AI steps in.

You’ll be building:

Cutting-edge search and discovery platform: Connect with a curated network of industry experts

AI-powered analytics and insights: Uncover hidden patterns and generate actionable recommendations from vast amounts of market data.

Next-generation user experience: Simplify complex data processing workflows and deliver actionable insights in a clear, intuitive interface.

More than just code, you’ll be:

A builder: Play a pivotal role in shaping the future of financial intelligence.

A collaborator: Work alongside a passionate team of experts and fellow enthusiasts.

An innovator: Push the boundaries of what’s possible with technology and financial expertise.

We’re looking for:

Backend Engineer with interest in AI & LLMs

We’re seeking a seasoned backend engineer who thrives at the intersection of data, AI, and finance. You’ll play a pivotal role in building the infrastructure that powers AlphaWatch AI.

Your ideal background includes:

• 3+ years of experience as a backend engineer, architecting and developing scalable systems.

• Solid proficiency in Python, particularly web frameworks like FastAPI.

• Experience with data pipelines and storage solutions like PostgreSQL, OpenSearch (ElasticSearch), and potentially Pinecone.

• Familiarity with cloud platforms like AWS Bedrock and related infrastructure management.

• AI/LLM awareness and enthusiasm for exploring their potential in financial insights.

Bonus points for:

• Proven track record of building high-performance, data-driven APIs.

• Experience with AI/LLM integration in backend systems.

• Understanding of NLP and search algorithms.

• Passion for finance and a desire to apply technology to its challenges.

• Excellent communication and collaboration skills to work effectively with diverse teams.

You’ll be responsible for:

• Designing and implementing robust backend components for our search, data pipelines, and analytics engine.

• Integrating AI/LLM models into our infrastructure to enhance data processing and insights generation.

• Optimizing data pipelines for efficiency and scalability, ensuring lightning-fast responses for users.

• Managing cloud infrastructure to ensure high availability, security, and performance.

• Collaborating with data scientists and frontend engineers to build a seamless user experience.

• Contributing to the continuous improvement of our backend architecture and performance.

What we offer:

• Competitive salary and equity package.

• The chance to make a real impact in the world of finance.

• A collaborative and supportive work environment.

• Unlimited snacks and caffeine (because brilliant ideas need fuel).

Join us at AlphaWatch AI and help rewrite the future of financial decision-making.

Apply today and let’s unlock the power of financial expertise together!

Technology

At AlphaWatch AI, we're excited to share the technology behind our financial expertise platform. We're looking for talented people to join us in this journey. Here's a quick look at our tech stack and what makes working with us unique:

  • Backend: We use Python for our backend development. Python is great for handling complex data and making our platform run smoothly.

  • Cloud Infrastructure: Our platform is built on Amazon Web Services (AWS). This gives us a reliable and secure way to manage our data and services.

  • Frontend: For the frontend, we work with React. This helps us create a user-friendly and easy-to-navigate interface for our clients.

Special Features of Our Tech Setup:

  1. Model Hosting: We host all our important models on a platform called Bedrock. This makes sure our models are always up and running effectively.

  2. Learning Large Language Models (LLMs): At AlphaWatch AI, learning is key. We provide training in LLMs, so you don't need to know everything before joining us. We'll help you learn and grow in this area.

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