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Software Engineer

New York, NY, US

Salary

Competitive

Contract type

Full time

Technologies & frameworks

  • scala
  • java
  • API
  • TRADING

Benefits & perks

  • flexible working
  • UNLIMITED PTO
  • MACBOOK PROS

To sum it up...

Looking for a Software Engineer using Scala building Cryptocurrency wallets

Role overview

We are looking for a software engineer skilled with Scala located in New York City.

As an engineer on our backend team, you’ll architect and solve complex problems that will directly influence the direction of the digital asset space. We have a strong culture of code reviews with the end goal of writing and shipping high-quality code by getting things right the first time. We want to continue building the best product we can as we scale and grow our business. If you get excited about solving technical challenges at scale that directly impacts our clients and institutional investors, we’d love to hear from you!

Responsibilities: 

  • Develop new products and features across all aspects of our business - financial exchange, customer accounts ledger, blockchain operations, our website, internal admin. tools, API automation access, anti-money laundering (AML) and know-your-customer (KYC) compliance.
  • Craft automated tests and describe manual tests necessary to ensure the operation and correctness of new product features.
  • Provide technical input and knowledge to the planning, design, and requirements process for new products and features.
  • Collaborate with other engineers to review code
  • Improve the performance, maintainability, and operations of the Gemini code base by engaging in occasional refactoring and upgrade projects.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering or equivalent professional experience
  • Advanced knowledge in at least one language (We use mostly Scala and JS) and confidence with a few others (Java or C#...but we aren’t picky)

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience working with Bitcoin, Ethereum, and/or blockchain technology a huge plus
  • Work experience or knowledge of the finance industry, think trading or exchange systems

Location

New York is the most populous city in the US with more than 8 million inhabitants. A lot of immigrants from over 180 countries live in the City. Travelers are usually attracted to its cosmopolitanism and energy. New York consists of five boroughs: Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens, The Bronx, Staten Island. New York is also well-known for its cultural heritage Empire State Building, Central Park and Statue of Liberty. The City is a center for fashion, media, culture, research and a booming tech scene.

The tech scene in New York has changed a lot in recent years. A lot of the initial excitement has worn off and settled into a stable trend of successful businesses. In both 2014 and 2015, a New York City tech company went public with a valuation of over $1 billion. It is now #2 startup ecosystem in the world, with startups raising $11.5 billion in venture capital in 2017. NYC is also the HQ of choice for Spotify, Consensys and WeWork.

Did you know...

  • New York City’s Federal Reserve Bank holds $90 billion in gold
  • 60M tourists visited NYC in 2016
  • More than 800 languages are spoken in New York City, making it the most linguistically diverse city in the world; 4 in 10 households speak a language other than English
Engineers who find a new job through Functional Works average a 15% increase in salary.

Salary

Competitive

Contract type

Full time

Technologies & frameworks

  • scala
  • java
  • API
  • TRADING

Benefits & perks

  • flexible working
  • UNLIMITED PTO
  • MACBOOK PROS

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