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Software Engineer - Blockchain Platform - Crypto & Onchain

  • Full Time
  • United States
  • Remote
  • Posted 1 month ago

Job description

 

  • Company Overview: Kraken is a global leader in cryptocurrency services, driven by a mission to accelerate the adoption of cryptocurrencies to empower financial freedom and inclusion. Known for its robust security measures and educational resources, Kraken offers a range of products including Kraken Pro, Kraken NFT, and Kraken Futures.
  • Company Culture: Kraken promotes a diverse and inclusive work environment, emphasizing the importance of team collaboration and innovation. As a remote-first company with employees in over 60 countries, Kraken supports a variety of cultures and perspectives, enhancing its mission and values rooted in the crypto ethos.
  • Work Opportunities: Kraken offers a unique opportunity to work remotely with a team that is at the forefront of the cryptocurrency industry. Employees, or Krakenites, are encouraged to engage deeply with the company’s culture and values, contributing to projects that push the boundaries of blockchain technology.
  • Role Overview: The Blockchain Platform team at Kraken forms the backbone of all systems interacting with blockchain nodes and data. This role is central to enabling efficient operations across the company by providing standardized data and interaction methods for different blockchain protocols.
  • Responsibilities:
    • Integrate existing systems with new blockchains.
    • Develop low-latency, high-availability, and super secure applications.
    • Write scalable, high-volume services and reusable, testable, and efficient code.
    • Maintain and enhance existing crypto services.
    • Collaborate with various teams to meet their blockchain data needs.
  • Desired Experience:
    • Minimum 5 years as a backend developer, with hands-on experience in multiple blockchain ecosystems.
    • Proficiency with Kafka, large data handling, API development (GraphQL, gRPC), and basic DevOps tools (Docker, Kubernetes).
    • Understanding of scalable application design principles and code versioning tools (Git).
    • Familiarity with Rust and TypeScript, and a strong foundation in secure, reliable, and privacy-focused software development.
  • Additional Skills: Strong technical writing and documentation skills. Pragmatic, solution-oriented mindset, capable of handling complex challenges and engaging constructively in diverse team settings.
  • Application Note: Kraken encourages all interested candidates to apply, especially those who are passionate about blockchain technology and cryptocurrency, even if they do not meet every single requirement listed. We value diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. As an equal opportunity employer, Kraken seeks individuals who are innovative, team-oriented, and eager to be part of a transformative industry.
  • Compensation: Target annual salary range is $131,000 to $190,000, exclusive of bonuses, equity, wellness allowances, and other benefits like medical, dental, vision, and 401(k) [US Only]. The salary range is influenced by skillset, experience, and job scope, with a commitment to recognizing and retaining top talent.

 

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Job overview​

Data posted

1 month ago

Location

United States

Department

Engineering

Employment Type

Full Time

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