Senior Backend Engineer, Wallet Services

Remote • $150k - $200k • 0.015% - 0.025%


Role Location

  • Remote


  • $150k - $200k
  • 0.015% - 0.025%


101 - 250 people


2443 Ash St
Palo Alto, CA, 94306, US

Tech Stack

  • Node.js
  • JavaScript
  • Java
  • TypeScript
  • React
  • Kubernetes
  • AWS
  • MongoDB
  • Go

Role Description

Responsibilities: Build strong, resilient, and robust APIs, libraries, and services to power our wallet services: hot and cold wallets, indexing, staking, and SDK services Own functionality and scalability features by taking responsibility from inception to deployment and customer integration Expose and document functionality to the UI, third-party developers, and our internal and external tooling Collaborate closely with all engineering teams to ensure consistency in understanding of technical requirements and overall work quality Provide mentorship to your peers in the broader engineering team through code reviews and education on best practices

Skills & Experience: We are looking for teammates who share and practice our values: open communication, transparency, taking ownership, and high level of craftsmanship. We are looking for coworkers who share our vision and mission: deliver trust in digital assets.

Required At least 5 years of back-end, server-side software development Strong experience in microservices architecture Strong experience with Node.JS/JavaScript Strong experience with RESTful API design Strong experience with message brokers like Kafka Great with unit and functional testing and debugging Experience in Git/GitHub and branching methodologies, code review tools, CI tools, JIRA, Confluence, etc. Bachelor’s degree in computer science, applied mathematics, or another technical discipline from a top university Great at algorithm design, problem solving, and complexity analysis

Preferred Experience splitting a monolith into microservices Understanding and experience working in the financial industry Understanding and strong interest in cryptocurrencies and blockchain industry Familiarity with any of the following: API and SDK services, digital wallets, clearing and settlement, lending, etc. Familiarity with Kubernetes, Docker, Golang, TypeScript Experience with large-scale, real-time, and distributed applications

About BitGo

BitGo is the leader in digital asset financial services, providing institutional investors with liquidity, custody, and security solutions. In 2020, BitGo launched Prime Trading and Lending, as well as BitGo Portfolio and Tax, providing clients with a full-stack solution for digital assets. In 2018, it launched BitGo Trust Company, the first qualified custodian purpose-built for storing digital assets. BitGo processes over 20% of all global Bitcoin transactions, and supports over 400 coins and tokens. BitGo’s customer base includes the world's largest cryptocurrency exchanges and institutional investors and spans more than 50 countries. BitGo is backed by Goldman Sachs, Craft Ventures, Digital Currency Group, DRW, Galaxy Digital Ventures, Redpoint Ventures, and Valor Equity Partners.

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