Meet the Beacon Partners

Kirat Singh

Kirat Singh

Chief Executive Officer and Co-Founder

Mr Singh has had a long career as one of Wall Street’s premier technologists. Previous to Beacon he spent four years launching and delivering the Quartz project at Bank of America Merrill Lynch, where now more than five thousand developers are using the platform across the bank. He launched and delivered the Athena project at JPMorgan with Dr Higgins, and spent eight years at Goldman Sachs building the SecDB platform used across the firm.

Mark Higgins

Mark Higgins, PhD

Chief Operating Officer and Co-Founder

Before co-founding Beacon in May 2014 Dr Higgins spent eight years at JPMorgan, launching and delivering the Athena project, co-heading the Quantitative Research group for the investment bank, and running the electronic market making business for currency options. Before JPMorgan he spent eight years at Goldman Sachs as a desk strategist on the foreign exchange and interest rate market making desks.

Michael Kirch

Michael Kirch, PhD

Chief Commercial Officer

Dr Kirch spent twelve years in Goldman Sachs’s commodities business, leading the EMEA Commodities Strategies team as a Managing Director and working on hundreds of physical and financial commodities transactions. He founded Covado GmbH in 2014 and joined Beacon as an equity partner in 2016.

Join Us

At Beacon, we are passionate about building a best-in-class financial platform, trading, and risk management tools.

Since its founding in 2014, Beacon Platform Inc has been growing rapidly and building Beacon, its cloud-hosted financial TRM platform, based on experience and lessons learned by Beacon founders during their extensive careers at major investment banks. We have offices in the United States, Germany, UK, and Canada.

We are always looking for exceptional people of all experience levels in the following areas: Software Engineers, Quants, and DevOps. As a member of our team, you will be actively working on all aspects of our core platform and related applications. Working closely with other team members and founders, you will create pragmatic solutions to business challenges our clients may face.

You will spend majority of your time building tools for data management, analysis, and visualization; APIs for workflow and data lifecycle management; and user-facing applications. You will regularly interact with users and your teammates to design, develop, and implement applications that solve various needs. You will take ownership of your code and always look for ways to improve it.

If you are interested in creating software that allows multi-billion dollar businesses make better-informed decisions, enjoy problem solving and engineering challenges, and believe in elegant software, talk to us! We provide excellent benefits and competitive pay.

Please send your resume and other relevant information to hiring@beacon.io to start a chat!

Job Postings

Quantitative Analyst (Beacon Platform, Inc.) - New York, NY

Responsible for quantitative development for derivatives pricing and risk management functionality in company’s trading system platform. Beacon Platform, Inc. is a trading systems and consulting company built on decades of experience with some of the largest investment banks in the world. Send resume to: Angeline Huang, Beacon Platform, Inc., 61 Broadway, Ste. 1105, New York, NY 10006.