Job Description


The Team 

Join our Crypto team to help integrate Krakens systems with an ever-expanding universe of cryptocurrencies and blockchains. This team is responsible for developing & supporting crypto operations including deposits, withdrawals & staking.

As a member of this team, your focus is on protecting client funds. You will be responsible for building systems that communicate with various blockchains to enable the timely processing of client transactions, while also ensuring the safety and security of all funds on the exchange.

The Opportunity

  • Integrate our existing systems with exciting new blockchains
  • Design and implement low-latency, high-availability, super secure applications and data protection systems
  • Write highly scalable, high volume services
  • Write reusable, testable, and efficient code
  • Design and optimize database schemas
  • Own, develop and maintain existing crypto services

Skills you should HODL

  • At least 3 years of backend development experience
  • Experience with development in at least one blockchain ecosystem
  • Strong understanding of cryptographic concepts
  • Strong proficiency with Typescript (Node.js) and/or Rust
  • Proficiency in Docker and/or Kubernetes
  • Comfortable with GNU/Linux operating systems
  • Knowledge of accessibility and security compliance standards 
  • Expertise in user authentication and authorization across systems
  • Grasp of design principles for scalable applications
  • Familiarity with automated testing and unit tests
  • Proficiency with code versioning tools, such as Git
  • Be passionate about secure, reliable, fast and privacy-focused software
  • Strong passion for Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies
  • Pragmatic and solution-oriented, stoic in the face of many obstacles
  • Proactively adapt to rapidly evolving technologies and apply innovative solutions to dynamic challenges, demonstrating flexibility and resilience in a fast-paced development environment
  • Demonstrates a receptive mindset, adept at engaging in constructive dialogue on complex subjects with colleagues, while remaining adaptable and open to alternative perspectives

  • Development
  • Rust
  • TypeScript
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