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Software Engineer - Custody - Crypto & Onchain

  • Full Time
  • United States
  • Remote
  • Posted 4 weeks 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 is seeking a Senior Software Engineer for the Custody team, focusing on developing secure, efficient, and innovative custody solutions in cryptocurrency storage and transactions. This role is fully remote, providing the flexibility to work from anywhere while collaborating with a global team.
  • Role Overview: The Senior Software Engineer will play a critical role in enhancing the security and functionality of Kraken’s custody services. This includes integrating new blockchain technologies, working on embedded software in specialized hardware, and maintaining high-performance, scalable systems.
  • Responsibilities:
    • Design and implement low-latency, high-availability, and super secure applications for cryptocurrency custody.
    • Work with embedded software on specialized hardware such as HSMs.
    • Develop and maintain scalable, high-volume services and efficient, testable code.
    • Collaborate with other teams to support their needs and integrate new blockchain technologies.
  • Desired Experience:
    • 5+ years of experience as a backend developer with a strong background in Rust, C++, or Go.
    • Experience with blockchain daemons like Bitcoin and Litecoin.
    • Proficiency in cryptographic principles and security compliance.
    • Experience with Docker, Kubernetes, and GNU/Linux operating systems.
    • Strong proficiency in asynchronous programming, user authentication, and authorization between multiple systems.
  • 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: The target annual salary range for this role is $131,000 to $176,000, not inclusive of other compensation elements like bonuses, equity, and wellness allowances.



Job overview​

Data posted

4 weeks ago


United States



Employment Type

Full Time

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