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Senior Backend Engineer - Rust (Remote)

Kraken Exchange, Remote

Sail the high seas of success.


About Kraken

Our mission is to accelerate the adoption of cryptocurrency so that you and the rest of the world can achieve financial freedom and inclusion.  Founded in 2011 and with over 4 million clients, Kraken is one of the world's largest, most successful bitcoin exchanges and we're growing faster than ever. Our range of successful products are playing an important role in the mainstream adoption of crypto assets.  We attract 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 who see value in being radically transparent. Let's change the way the world thinks about money! Join the revolution!

About the Role

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

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.

As part of Kraken's Core Backend team, you will work within a world-class team of engineers building Kraken's infrastructure using Rust. As a Senior Backend Engineer, you will bring your own technical expertise and help design new services, and port legacy ones into Rust. You will carry projects from initial requirements, implementation, up to production.

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
  • Experience 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
  • Leadership in defining technical requirements and drive projects through to completion

A strong candidate will also

  • Assume technical responsibility of complex backend systems, identify opportunities for system improvement
  • Act as technical leader, mentor junior engineers and ensure best practices are adhered to
  • Be familiar with deployment using Docker
  • Have experience with system languages (C, C++, Go) and/or strongly typed programming (OCaml, Haskell, Rust)
  • Be knowledgeable about distributed systems and technologies (gRPC, Kafka, NoSQL, SQL, Redis, ...)
  • Be passionate about secure, reliable and fast software
  • Be familiar with PHP
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.

Check out all our open roles at https://jobs.lever.co/kraken. We’re excited to see what you’re made of.  

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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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