Software Engineer - Growth, Discovery & Acquisition

  • Coinbase
  • San Francisco, CA
  • Feb 14, 2019

Job Description

Our vision is to bring more innovation, efficiency, and equality of opportunity to the world by building an open financial system. Our first step on that journey is making digital currency accessible and approachable for everyone. Two principles guide our efforts. First, be the most trusted company in our domain. Second, create user-focused products that are easier and more delightful to use. The growth team is dedicated to accelerating the world's transition into an open financial system. Our team helps to get 1 billion people to rely on Coinbase to participate in an open financial system before 2023. We are an interdisciplinary team of engineers, data scientists, designers, and product managers who strive to identify opportunities, test hypotheses and deliver delightful experiences.

As a Software Engineer, Growth - Discovery & Acquisition, you will:
  • Build the underlying architectural foundation for all of Coinbase's user-facing content sites
  • Establish and centralize best practices around technical SEO, usability, and internationalization of our web presence
  • Develop new types of content that attract new Coinbase members
  • Mentor, educate and support those around you, as well as other web engineers within the company
  • Drive adoption of crypto at the highest levels of search and discoverability
  • A deep knowledge and understanding of SEO, logged out experiences, and top-of-the-funnel dynamics
  • You have at least 3 years of experience in software engineering
  • You deliver experimental features with high velocity and code quality
  • You're comfortable operating in dynamic environments, and are self-directed.
  • Proficiency in building responsive web applications
  • You have deep JavaScript knowledge
  • You are an expert in debugging and profiling Browsers and Node.js, and understand ways to decrease page load speed and runtime slowdowns
Things we look for:
  • You aim to deeply understand our users, focusing on the why behind the why.
  • You are data-driven in the decisions you make.
  • You strive for big impact, and maintain a relentless focus on delivering real value for our customers.
  • You are driven by purpose; staying true to our mission and acting in the best interest of customers always takes priority.
Nice to Haves:
  • You have gone through a rapid growth in your company (from startup to mid-size)
  • Experience investigating and improving JavaScript performance
  • You've built growth experiments or A/B tests.
  • You have expertise in statistical data analysis and can manipulate large data sets.
  • You have an entrepreneurial background
  • Exposure to building or integrating Content Management Systems (CMS)


Coinbase is committed to diversity in its workforce and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. Coinbase does not make hiring or employment decisions on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, pregnancy, sex, gender expression or identity, sexual orientation, citizenship, or any other basis protected by applicable local, state or federal law. Coinbase will also consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records in a manner consistent with San Francisco's Fair Chance Ordinance and similar local laws.