Engineering Manager – Core Backend – Client Onboarding

Kraken Digital Asset Exchange

Remote Anywhere

Building the Internet of Money 

Our Krakenites are a world-class team with crypto conviction, united by our desire to discover and unlock the potential of crypto and blockchain technology
What makes us different? Kraken is a mission-focused company rooted in crypto values
As a Krakenite, you’ll join us on our mission to accelerate the global adoption of crypto, so that everyone can achieve financial freedom and inclusion
For over a decade, Kraken’s focus on our mission and crypto ethos has attracted many of the most talented crypto experts in the world
Before you apply, please read the  page to learn more about our internal culture, values, and mission
As a fully remote company, we have Krakenites in 60+ countries who speak over 50 languages
Krakenites are industry pioneers who develop premium crypto products for experienced traders, institutions, and newcomers to the space
Kraken is committed to industry-leading security, crypto education, and world-class client support through our products like , , and 
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The team

Join our Core Backend Engineering team and have the opportunity to contribute to the ongoing transformation of the digital assets industry at Kraken
Our team plays a crucial role in developing the backend that supports the exchange

As a member of the Core Backend Engineering team, you will have the chance to collaborate with highly skilled Rust Engineers from around the world
We are enthusiastic about open source projects and continuously strive to explore the potential of Rust
Our collaborative work environment allows us to stay ahead in the ever-changing crypto landscape
The team has successfully completed the rewrite of core services from PHP to Rust, resulting in improved performance and security of our platform
Currently, our focus is on enhancing our Onboarding experience
By joining our team, you will have the opportunity to contribute towards shaping the future of digital assets at Kraken

The Opportunity

    • Be responsible for managing, supporting, and mentoring  a team of software engineers to ensure their growth and development
    • Ensure strategic alignment within the team and across other engineering teams
    • Promote cross functional work with teams such as Product, and Frontend
    • Help the team with high-level technical decisions, and provide guidance on difficult design decisions
    • Be hands-on and code in Rust to develop and optimize new services or features

Skills you should HODL

    • An advanced degree in computer science or engineering discipline, or equivalent professional experience
    • 10+ years of software development experience, primarily focused on backend development
    • Experience with software architecture, designing APIs and event-driven systems
    • 3+ years leading engineering teams
    • 1+ years of experience managing remote teams
    • Looking to potentially grow into a director role
    • You are interested in cryptocurrency and open to the potential it has to positively transform our world
    • You are passionate about software engineering, improving processes, and driving change
    • You keep a close watch on modern technologies and can program in Rust

Location Tagging: #US #LI-RemoteKraken is powered by people from around the world and we celebrate all Krakenites for their diverse talents, backgrounds, contributions and unique perspectives
We hire strictly based on merit, meaning we seek out the candidates with the right abilities, knowledge, and skills considered the most suitable for the job
We encourage you to apply for roles where you don't fully meet the listed requirements, especially if you're passionate or knowledgable about crypto!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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