Senior Software Engineer - Backend - Crypto/Payments at Kraken Bitcoin Exchange (Berlin, Germany) (allows remote)

 Stack Overflow ·  15.05.2018


By joining Kraken, you’ll work on the bleeding edge of bitcoin and other digital currencies, and play an important role in helping shape the future of how the world sees and uses money. At Kraken, we constantly push ourselves to think differently and forge new paths in a rapidly growing industry fraught with unexplored territory, which is why Kraken has grown to be among the largest and most successful bitcoin exchanges in the world. If you’re truly interested in pushing the envelope by disrupting an industry that some say cannot be disrupted, then we just might have the job meant for you. Kraken is a place for dreamers and doers - to succeed here, we firmly believe you must possess each in spades. Check out all of our job postings here https://jobs.lever.co/kraken. 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 Node.js 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++, Rust, or Go

Desire to make the best trading platform out there

Strong passion for Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies





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