Software Engineer (Rust) – Trading (Remote)

Kraken | Take your crypto to the next level with Kraken

About

As one of the largest and oldest Bitcoin exchanges in the world, Kraken is consistently named one of the best places to buy and sell crypto online, thanks to our excellent service, low fees, versatile funding options and rigorous security standards -- but this is only part of the story. We’ve been on the forefront of the blockchain revolution since 2011.

Overview

San Francisco, CA, USA

krakenfx

Job Description

About Kraken
As one of the largest and most trusted digital asset platforms globally, we are empowering people to experience the life-changing potential of crypto. Trusted by over 8 million consumer and pro traders, institutions, and authorities worldwide – our unique combination of products, services, and global expertise is helping tip the scales towards mass crypto adoption. But we’re only just getting started. We want to be pioneers in crypto and add value to the everyday lives of billions. Now is not the time to sit on the sidelines. Join us to bring crypto to the world.
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.

Responsibilities

    • Develop and maintain core framework and key software components for the Kraken trading platform
    • Design and implementation of Micro-services in Rust
    • Build and design solutions that mitigate risk, implement security, and protect both systems and data
    • Improve performance by designing and implementing low-latency and high-availability applications
    • Construct dynamically scalable platforms capable of heavy transaction volume
    • Write reusable, testable, and efficient code
    • Collaborate with cross-functional teams and contribute to product roadmap accomplishments

Requirements

    • 3+ years of experience in software engineering
    • Experience writing network services or asynchronous code in Rust
    • Proficiency in C, C++ strongly preferred
    • Proactive mindset with the ability to both prioritize tasks
    • Work collaboratively on a distributed team leveraging soft skills to effectively communicate and engage with stakeholders

Nice to have

    • Familiarity with docker and Kubernetes
    • Experience with distributed systems, SQL, Kafka
Location Tagging: #US #EU
We’re powered by people from around the world with their own unique and diverse experiences. We value all Krakenites and their talents, contributions, and perspectives, regardless of their background.
As an equal opportunity employer we don’t tolerate discrimination or harassment of any kind. Whether that’s based on race, ethnicity, age, gender identity, citizenship, religion, sexual orientation, disability, pregnancy, veteran status or any other protected characteristic as outlined by federal, state or local laws.
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