Backend Engineer

Europe, United Kingdom, London, Remote - Time Zone Dependent
Job ID: 1730

Job Description

This client is one of the world’s most renowned cryptocurrency exchanges with exceptional pedigree. They’re seeking an experienced Backend Engineer to join their team to build innovative crypto-forward products and features. You will solve unique, large scale, highly complex technical problems, bridging the constraints posed by web-scale applications and blockchain technology. You will help build the next generation of systems to make cryptocurrency accessible to everyone across the globe, operating real-time applications with high frequency, low latency updates, and managing the most secure, contained infrastructure running in the cloud.

Role Responsibilities:

  • Build new services to meet critical product and business needs using Golang
  • Design scalable systems to solve novel problems with modern cloud technology and industry best practices
  • Articulate a long term vision for maintaining and scaling our backend systems and the teams running them
  • Work with engineers, designers, product managers and senior leadership to turn our product and technical vision into a tangible roadmap every quarter
  • Write high quality, well tested code to meet the needs of your customers

Technical Qualifications and Experience Required:

  • At least 5 years of experience in software engineering
  • You’ve designed, built, scaled and maintained production services, and know how to compose a service oriented architecture
  • Write high quality, well tested code to meet the needs of your customers
  • Are passionate about building an open financial system that brings the world together

Beneficial, but not essential:

  • You have gone through a rapid growth in your company (from startup to mid-size)
  • Experience with growth experiments or A/B testing frameworks
  • Experience with Blockchain technology (such as Bitcoin, Ethereum etc.)
  • Experience decomposing a large monolith into microservices
  • Golang, Ruby, Docker, Rails, Postgres, MongoDB or DynamoDB
  • Have built financial, high reliability or security systems

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