Senior Performance Engineer

Ellipsis Labs

Ellipsis Labs

Software Engineering
New York, NY, USA
Posted on Friday, January 12, 2024

Ellipsis Labs is a venture-backed New York-based startup building differentiated products in decentralized finance. Ellipsis Labs is a core contributor to Phoenix, the leading order book spot exchange on the Solana blockchain.

We take pride in our truth-seeking, first-principles team, with a shared ambition of building premier applications for the modern DeFi world.

All roles are in the Ellipsis Labs office in New York City.

The Opportunity

Ellipsis Labs is seeking a Senior Performance Engineer to join our team. In this role, you will:

  • Monitor, benchmark, and optimize systems where performance is critical



  • 3+ years of experience in high-performance computing

  • Low-level systems experience

  • Ability to conceptualize systems at different levels of abstraction to identify performance bottlenecks

  • A demonstrated track record of high agency, willingness to dive into unfamiliar technical and non-technical areas, and a team-first attitude

  • Passion for decentralized finance


  • Experience working with blockchain technology, preferably Solana


  • Above-market salary and equity compensation

  • Unlimited and encouraged PTO

  • Health, dental, and vision insurance for employees and their dependents

  • Lunch and dinner provided at the office

  • Optional, company-paid travel to events and conferences