Software Engineer, Platform

  • Blockchain
  • London, San Francisco
  • Apr 03, 2020
Permanent

Job Description

Blockchain.com is the world's leading software platform for digital assets. Offering the largest production blockchain platform in the world, we share the passion to code, create, and ultimately build an open, accessible and fair financial future, one piece of software at a time.

We are looking for software engineers from a variety of technical backgrounds with a proven track record in building scalable, reliable and performant systems. You will play a critical role in evolving the core platform which drives our retail products.

Our engineering teams are involved in all aspects of the product lifecycle, from idea generation, design, prototyping, planning, execution and shipping. We are looking for software engineers who care about software excellence, are advocates of best practices and love learning new skills.

WHAT YOU WILL DO:
  • Be at the forefront of the cryptocurrency ecosystem building out new distributed software to handle our rapidly growing user base of 41M+ wallets.
  • Be a part of a dedicated engineering team committed to rapidly shipping, and iterating on products that directly impact millions of users.
  • Gain exposure to an array of open-source technologies such as Kafka, PostgreSQL, Redis, Cassandra, RabbitMQ, etc.
  • Optimise existing systems for scalability, extensibility and performance whilst building out reusable, modular code for use across Blockchain's products.
  • Ensure security is at the forefront of everything you do, employing advanced encryption schemes to secure user and company data.
  • Work within interdisciplinary teams to continually deliver the highest quality software to our users.

WHAT YOU WILL NEED:
  • The foremost quality for this position or any position at Blockchain.com is integrity.
  • You possess an innate curiosity, are a strong advocate for the best engineering practices and thrive on learning new technologies.
  • You take a pragmatic approach to developing clean solutions to complex problems.
  • You have some experience building and shipping highly-available, fault tolerant distributed systems.
  • You pride yourself on consistent high levels of test coverage, strong technical documentation and effective monitoring.
  • Understanding of algorithms, data structures, databases and large-scale systems.
  • An appreciation of the entire stack (including but not limited to front-end, service oriented architecture, databases, network layers, etc.) and how they impact the performance of your application.
  • Preferably experience in at least one JVM based language such as Java, Kotlin, Scala, etc.

COMPENSATION & PERKS:
  • Amazing and accessible office location in the heart of London and San Francisco.
  • Unlimited vacation policy; work hard and take time when you need it.
  • Unlimited books policy; order the technical resources you need or simply pick something up from our company library.
  • Catered team lunch every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday.
  • Apple equipment.
  • Full-time salary based on experience and meaningful equity in an industry-leading company.
  • London Benefits: Private Medical Insurance (BUPA), Dental, Pension, Life, Short Term & Long Term Disability.
  • San Francisco Benefits: Medical, Dental, Vision, 401K, Flexible Spending Account, Commuter, Life, Short Term & Long Term Disability.

APPLICATION:
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  • Link to Github, StackOverflow, personal website and/or blog (if applicable).


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  • Blockchain Access UK Ltd.
  • Blockchain (GB) Limited
  • Blockchain (US), Inc.
  • Blockchain (LT), UAB

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