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Senior Software Engineer, Backend - Rust

Kraken Exchange, Edinburgh

Sail the high seas of success.


This is a fully remote role, we will consider applicants based in North America, South America and EMEA


About Kraken

Kraken is one of the largest and most successful bitcoin exchanges in the world and we’re growing faster than ever. We’re looking for people who constantly push themselves to think differently and chart exciting new paths in a rapidly growing industry. Kraken is a diverse group of dreamers and doers, we truly believe our success depends on having both in spades. Join us and the movement to change the way the world thinks about money.

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About the Role

Our Engineering team is having a blast while delivering the most sophisticated crypto-trading platform out there. Help us continue to define and lead the industry.

Responsibilities

  • Design and implementation of Micro-services in Rust
  • Port legacy Micro-services to Rust
  • Writing reusable, testable, and efficient code
  • Implementation of security and data protection systems
  • Write highly scalable, high volume services
  • Create optimized database schemas

Requirements

  • At least 10 years of experience in software engineering
  • Expertise writing network services or asynchronous code in Rust
  • Experience using a Linux server environment
  • Ability to independently debug problems involving the network and operating system

A strong candidate will also

  • Be familiar with deployment using Docker
  • Have experience with other languages such as C, C++ or Go
  • Have experience with SQL and Redis
  • Be proficient with HTTPS and Websockets
  • Be passionate about secure, reliable and fast software
  • Be Familiar with PHP
Check out all our open roles at https://jobs.lever.co/kraken. We’re excited to see what you’re made of.  

We’re powered by people from around the world with their own unique backgrounds and experiences. We value all Krakenites and their talents, contributions, and perspectives.

About Kraken Exchange

Founded in 2011, San Francisco-based Kraken is the largest Bitcoin exchange in euro volume and liquidity and also trading Canadian dollars, US dollars, British pounds and Japanese yen. Kraken is consistently rated the best and most secure Bitcoin exchange by independent news media. Kraken was the first Bitcoin exchange to have trading price and volume displayed on the Bloomberg Terminal, the first to pass a cryptographically verifiable proof-of-reserves audit, and is a partner in the first cryptocurrency bank. Kraken is trusted by hundreds of thousands of traders, the Tokyo government's court-appointed trustee, and Germany's BaFin regulated Fidor Bank.

Kraken Exchange

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