Backend Django Engineer

Published date Posted on Indeed on May 03, 2022 (18 d ago)
WisdomTree, a global ETF and Digital Assets leader and innovator for over 20 years, is on a mission to usher in the next chapter of financial services with our new Digital Assets business unit. Functioning as an internal startup focused on accelerating growth, this business unit expands well beyond the firm’s existing ETF business by leveraging blockchain, crypto, DeFi, and tokenization technology to deliver transparency, choice, value, and accountability to users around the world. We are looking for an outstanding Backend Django Engineer to join the Technology team, reporting to the Director of Application Development. This role will be focused on the development of backend services and administrative UIs powering both internal processes and client facing mobile experiences. Our team operates as a flat, hands-on organization and we’re looking for someone with the right technology chops to come in and quickly make an impact.


  • To be a fully integrated member of the Technology and Product teams on all phases of development from definition through implementation, debugging, testing and deployment
  • Develop backend services and administrative UIs working closely with the end-user mobile app developers
  • Participate in the user driven evolution of a mobile product with complex backend
  • Participate in estimating and planning of development sprints
  • Participate in technical design decisions focusing on functionality, flexibility, and scalability
  • Stay well informed of current technology and product trends in the financial and digital assets space


  • Advanced knowledge and experience in architecting and building web APIs using Python
  • Strong knowledge and experience in Python, Django, & Django Rest Framework
  • Strong knowledge and experience in SQL
  • Experience in producing end-to-end digital products working closely with Product Owners and Business Analysts
  • Proficient with Agile methodologies using Confluence and JIRA
  • Proficient with Git (GitHub or BitBucket)
  • Proficient with cloud technologies and deployment (Azure, AWS, etc.)
  • A strong attention to detail and love for architecture, UX, and code.
  • Comfortable working in a dynamic and agile team environment
  • Experience in Finance and Digital Assets a plus
About Us
WisdomTree Investments, Inc. launched its first exchange traded funds (ETFs) in June 2006 and, through its subsidiaries in the U.S. and Europe, is a global exchange traded product (ETP) sponsor and asset manager. WisdomTree offers products covering equity, commodity, fixed income, leveraged and inverse, currency, cryptocurrency and alternative strategies. WisdomTree pioneered the concept of fundamentally weighted ETFs and active ETFs and is currently an industry leader in both categories (as measured by assets under management). WisdomTree is the only publicly traded asset manager exclusively focused on the ETP industry. WisdomTree’s common stock is listed on the NASDAQ Global Market under the ticker WETF.

Remote First
WisdomTree is a Remote-First organization headquartered in New York City. Fully vaccinated employees will have the flexibility, and, subject to their position, may be required to report into the office on occasion.

COVID-19 Vaccination Policy
WisdomTree is requiring all new employees to be fully vaccinated prior to their start date. In accordance with CDC guidelines, fully vaccinated is defined as two weeks after an individual’s second dose of either the Moderna or Pfizer COVID-19 vaccines or a single dose of the Janssen (Johnson & Johnson) vaccine.

Mission, Vision & Values
WisdomTree is committed to delivering a better investment and financial experience through the quality of our products and solutions, and finding alignment within our community on our core values: WisdomTree employees strive for Excellence & Innovation, work with Transparency & Accountability, and show each other Fairness & Respect. We welcome the applications of qualified individuals who will support this mission and thrive in our collaborative and empowering work environment.

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WisdomTree is proud to be an Equal Opportunity workplace. We believe that diverse teams produce the best ideas and outcomes. We are committed to building a culture of inclusion, entrepreneurship and innovation across gender, race, age, sexual orientation, religion, disability and identity.

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