FalconX is a cryptocurrency brokerage and digital asset trading platform. It specializes in the fields of blockchain, cryptocurrency, and fintech. Its platform provides reliable execution using data science to eliminate slippage and hidden fees. It was founded in 2018 and is based in San Mateo, California.
FalconX is dedicated to revolutionizing the digital asset trading landscape by providing a seamless, secure, and transparent platform for institutional investors. Their core mission is to bridge the gap between traditional finance and the rapidly evolving world of cryptocurrencies, fostering growth and innovation in the digital asset ecosystem. By offering advanced trading solutions, real-time price discovery, and unparalleled customer support, FalconX aims to empower its clients to navigate the complexities of digital asset markets with confidence and ease.
- OS setup and configure, modules install, dependencies and versions tracking
- Help to find modules, resolve missed dependencies or conflicts, setup new user, setup ulimit, core dumps setup
- Dev environment setup, help with customization (vim, git, terminal, etc)
- OS upgrade as needed, understanding of OS stability and bugs management
- Kernel / user services setup
- Shell scripts and automated jobs, help with shell scripting
- Work with devOps on production environment setup and support
- Resolve system issues (dmesg etc)
- Network setup, interfaces and services configuration
- Security and permissions understanding, DMZ understanding
- Switch and routers configuration
- Linux routing table and services, multiple IPs per interface, virtual networks setup
- Experience with TCP dump, collect traffic statistics, understanding of network latency and bottlenecks
- HFT OS configuration, tickless core, cores isolation, irq binding, system processes affinity, numa pci configuration, numa memory configuration, huge pages setup, Intel CAT setup.
- OS HFT configuration validation, able to read system events (thread context switching, IRQ rate per core).
- Module and kernel customization and build.
- HFT network cards experience (SolarFlare or other), 10G, 100G ethernet experience, traditional markets colo experience, corvil experience, ethernet fragmentation, packets gap and frames format understanding
- Kernel bypass setup (ef_vi, openonload), FPGA network cards experience
- Integrity: FalconX values honesty and transparency in all its dealings, ensuring that its employees and clients can trust the company's actions and decisions.
- Innovation: FalconX encourages creativity and innovation, empowering its employees to explore new ideas and approaches to problem-solving.
- Collaboration: Teamwork is essential to FalconX's success, fostering a collaborative environment that values diverse perspectives and encourages shared decision-making.
- Customer focus: FalconX prioritizes its clients' needs and satisfaction, striving to provide exceptional service and support at all times.
- Continuous improvement: FalconX is committed to ongoing learning and development, encouraging its employees to seek out new skills and knowledge to improve their work and the company's offerings.
Co-Founder & CEO
Director of Quantitative Trading
Head of Financial Institutions Group