Backend Engineer - Crypto/Payments at Kraken

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January 23, 2020

Backend Engineer - Crypto/Payments at Kraken

Backend Engineer - Crypto/Payments at Kraken
Full Remote (EMEA)
$100k - $120k
Bachelor or Master
40

Job Details

About the Role


This role is remote.


Our Engineering team is having a blast while delivering the most sophisticated crypto-trading platform out there. Help us continue to define and lead the industry.

Responsibilities

  • Integrate our financial systems with blockchain currencies and banks
  • Writing reusable, testable, and efficient code
  • Design and implementation of low-latency, high-availability, and performant applications
  • Implementation of security and data protection systems
  • Write highly scaleable, high volume services
  • Create optimized database schemas
  • Own, develop and maintain financial services

Requirements

  • 3+ years of experience as a backend developer
  • Experience with Blockchain daemons such as Bitcoind, Litecoind or Parity
  • Strong proficiency with either Rust or Node.js, TypeScript and various frameworks
  • Ability to handle the DevOps side of financial services using tools like Docker
  • Understanding the nature of asynchronous programming and its quirks and workarounds
  • Understanding accessibility and security compliance
  • Understanding user authentication and authorization between multiple systems, servers, and environments
  • Understanding fundamental design principles behind a scalable application
  • Experience with automated testing platforms and unit tests
  • Proficient understanding of code versioning tools, such as Git
  • Basic experience with other languages such as: C++ or Go
  • Desire to make the best trading platform out there
  • Strong passion for Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies

Job Type

Employment
Europe
Full-Time

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