Open Source Backend Developer [Remote] – ES

Bitfinex | The go-to exchange to trade crypto


Bitfinex's mission is to give our users the ultimate cryptocurrency trading experience. Bitfinex strives to achieve it by providing our users with state-of-the-art trading tools, innovative technology and unparalleled levels of customer service.


Taipei T'ai-pei, Taiwan


Job Description

Job description

Bitfinex is a digital asset trading platform offering state-of-the-art services for digital currency traders and global liquidity providers.

Founded in 2012, Bitfinex was one of the first professional platforms set up to accommodate for the booming interest in cryptocurrency trading. Since then, our team has gained invaluable experience whilst cementing our spot as the go-to platform for digital asset traders and institutions.

Our Mission

Our aim is to create a free and accessible global digital economy by disrupting the current financial services industry.

Our team is entirely remote, composed of individuals with an ownership mentality; no one waits to be told what to do. Each member of the team is a highly motivated self-starter that is comfortable with autonomy and believes in lifelong learning. When we’re not working, we’re dreaming about it. We place our egos aside and thrive within a culture that fosters one another from the birth of a concept to the launch of a product.

As part of our mission, we also promote and sponsor the development of open-source decentralized systems to facilitate the growth of a permissionless economy

At Bitfinex you have the freedom to work as you please – all that matters is execution.

Join us and help lay the foundation for a decentralized future.

Key responsibilities

As an Open SourceBackend Developer, you will be a part of the team that works on the development of a new open source project on top of Bitcoin, aimed at building a new ecosystem of Bitcoin based decentralzed financial applications. This includes:

  • Contributing to the design and public specifications of the new protocol.
  • Selection of open source libraries and components to reuse.
  • Development of a peer-to-peer software integrated with Bitcoin
  • Integration with Lightning Network


To enjoy this role, you should possess the personal attributes and experience outlined above. On top of this, we expect you to be:

  • Knowledgeable and experienced with Bitcoin related applications.
  • Familiarity with Rust.
  • Ability to quickly learn new technologies.
  • Good understanding of security practices.
  • Experience with open source development is a plus.
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