Uncubed
           

Software Engineer

Luno, London

Digital currency for everyone, everywhere


Your Mission

We're building a team to help us succeed in our mission to upgrade the world to a better financial system. These positions are in a range of teams including fraud, platform, rewards, payments, shield, and onboarding. You’ll be joining a group of highly motivated software engineers who you’ll work collaboratively with across our pods.

As a fast-growing company with offices around the world, you’ll immediately see how your contributions directly impact both our internal users and client experience. Many of the problems we are solving result in trail blazing solutions which can’t be found on Stack Overflow; so we’re looking for engineers who flourish working in a complex domain.

We use Go as our back end language but if you come from a Java, Python or another programming language and are eager to learn a new language, our engineering on-boarding program will help you develop your skills.

How we work

Our teams are split into pods, each of which focuses on a specific aspect of our product. Your pod will include a product owner, back end engineers, Android and iOS developers, and web developers who each bring a unique perspective to the problem you are all contributing towards. We're agile, use continuous integration and continuous delivery, deploying to production every single day.

What you'll do

  • You'll join a pod and contribute to their mission.
  • You'll build distributed microservices that are accessed by 2.5m customers from across the globe.
  • You'll share your experience to help mentor your teammates.

What’s in it for you

We're providing a phenomenal opportunity to learn more about cryptocurrencies, blockchain, emerging markets, and together we'll work together to scale a global business.

  • You'll learn new skills, languages, continuously develop and share knowledge with your peers.
  • Work with a diverse team of hardworking, ambitious and friendly people on something that will truly revolutionise the world.
  • We'll take care of lunch Monday - Thursday, and organise regular social events for team bonding.

Your first 90 days

You will start by flying to Cape Town for two weeks to learn our processes, meet the wider team and start our engineering onboarding program. After getting comfortable with the basics, you'll start learning our idiomatic patterns in a safe, easy-to-follow way - by building your own toy micro services. You'll get to practice how we do design docs, code reviews, deployments, events, logging and monitoring.

After completing the Toy Services onboarding program, you'll begin your journey contributing to your pod's success. You'll help plan the next quarter's OKRs and will begin delivering features from our product roadmap. We succeed as a team, so we will provide you with regular feedback from your manager and peers and will encourage you to do the same.

As an experienced software engineer, you’ll have:

Building a new financial system for the world requires a special breed of people working together with unusual skill, focus and determination. “Moontality” represents the ten core principles that underpin everything we do, setting us apart from the rest.

  • A passion for blockchain and cryptocurrencies (this is a new industry so we’ll help you learn about how the blockchain works and the technicals).
  • A proven background in computer science in areas such as algorithms, data structures, and software design.
  • Extensive programming experience in at least one language such as Go, Java, C++, C#, Python, etc.
  • A continuous improvement mindset.

Don’t be put off if you don’t tick all of the boxes – they’re a guide based on what we’d love to see but we appreciate that excellent software engineers have diverse backgrounds.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. You'll need to hold the legal right to work in the UK already as we cannot provide visa sponsorship.

 

About Luno

We believe that decentralised digital currencies like Bitcoin and Ethereum will fundamentally change how the world views and uses money: cheaper, faster and safer transactions; more privacy and freedom; a significantly better user experience; and ultimately, more equality through giving everyone in the world access to the same financial system, no matter who they are or where they are from.

Today we are one of the world’s leading digital currency companies with a team of over 40 technology and finance experts, operating across several countries and continents. Our products and services make it safe and easy for people and businesses to store, buy, use and learn about digital currencies like Bitcoin.

Our vision is to empower billions of people by bringing digital currencies like Bitcoin and Ethereum to everyone, everywhere.

Want to learn more about Luno? Visit Luno's website.