Staff Software Engineer

dYdX



At dYdX you'll have an opportunity to build state-of-the-art decentralized technology that will redefine global financial markets. By joining us at this early stage you will make fundamental decisions that will shape the course of dYdX.

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About dYdX:

  • Weโ€™ve built the worldโ€™s leading decentralized exchange for crypto assets
  • dYdX is founded by an ex-Coinbase, ex-Uber engineer, with a Princeton CS background. Our team has previous experience at Google, Bloomberg, Amazon, Bain, NerdWallet, Facebook, Lyft and other top companies
  • We're a world-class team with top backers and advisors, including Andreessen Horowitz, Polychain Capital, Brian Armstrong, Fred Ehrsam, Naval Ravikant, Elad Gil and more

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Write low latency financial software that will process billions of dollars a day worth of trading volume, including order book matching engines, trading engines, and REST & Websocket API endpoints.
  • Develop open source blockchain-based code that powers the dYdX protocol.
  • Build high performance REST & WebSocket APIs to power our frontend app as well as programmatic traders.
  • Architect performant and reliable backend systems.
  • Work together with multi-functional teams to develop the best overall product.
  • Manage individual projects priorities, deadlines and deliverables with your technical expertise.
  • Mentor and develop other team members on design techniques, and coding standards.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • 8+ years experience working as a full-time developer.
  • You write secure, efficient, high quality code and have a strong understanding of CS fundamentals.
  • You have experience with or are open to learning JavaScript, TypeScript, Go, Node.js, PostgreSQL, Redis, Kafka, Express, WebSockets, Docker, AWS, Terraform.
  • You are a fast learner who can quickly master new technologies.

NICE TO HAVES:

  • You've worked on high quality products in the finance or security space.
  • You have experience building & operating complex, highly reliable distributed systems involving microservices and APIs.
  • An interest in full-stack development. Experience building and architecting backend Web Services, as well as Web or Mobile applications.
  • You have a strong interest in decentralized finance.
  • You have experience building blockchain applications, or smart contracts.
  • You have experience architecting and developing solutions to ambiguous problems with significant impact.
  • CS Degree or equivalent experience.

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