Senior Data Engineer – SF/NY/Montreal

CoinList is where early adopters invest in and trade the best digital assets, and is now one of the fastest growing crypto financial platforms
We support the full lifecycle of crypto investment, from token sales through token distribution, trading, lending, and crypto-specific services such as staking and access to decentralized-finance opportunities
CoinList users trade and store Bitcoin, Ether, Filecoin, and many other popular crypto assets through our full-service exchange, CoinList Pro and CoinList
co, while also getting access to the best new tokens before they list on other exchanges
We are the blue chip platform for blockchain companies, helping Filecoin, Blockstack, Solana, Celo, Algorand, Dapper, and others raise over $1
1 Billion
Our customer base includes validators, miners, founders, CEOs, crypto funds, bitcoin OGs, as well as a broad array of crypto enthusiasts
We are backed by top-tier investors, have offices in San Francisco, New York, Montreal and are just getting started

As an engineer at CoinList you’ll find that your days are filled with all sorts of fascinating challenges — architecting a high performance exchange, to simplifying the complex to help bring crypto to a mainstream audience, to developing smart contracts
Our work is difficult and ambitious, which is what makes it fun
Specifically, we are looking for a Senior engineer with 5+ years of experience to work with our Data team and the system that powers our analytics and some user-facing products

Our tech stack (!= requirements)

  • AWS
  • Terraform
  • Codebases in Python, Rust, SQL
  • User-facing product in Rust, PostgreSQL

If you are an entrepreneurial person with exceptional engineering talent, we’d love to hear from you!

Who you are:

  • You like to ship high quality code
    You make deadlines for yourself and you move fast
    You focus on the things that matter and push back on things that don’t
    People know they can count on you to get things done
  • You love to code
    You build stuff for fun on nights and weekends
    You contribute to open source
    You have deep expertise in certain areas but you consider yourself a generalist and you enjoy learning new platforms
  • You’re really smart
    You were a top student in your computer science program or have been teaching yourself programming from an early age
    You like being around people who challenge you
  • You’re curious
    You want to understand how things work
    You value interesting things, especially outside your discipline
    You like teaching others and constantly learning
    You read and question things
  • You’re scrappy and entrepreneurial
    You’ve built apps for fun and worked on side projects before
    You’re interested in all aspects of startups – from user testing, to marketing, to raising capital
    If you haven’t already started your own company, you think you might like to in the future
  • You care about the product
    You might not be a product expert, but you value good design
    You enjoy thinking about why certain products work and discussing new apps
    You want to build delightful products that users love and that make people’s lives more meaningful
  • You have good values
    You enjoy hanging out with your teammates, make the workplace more fun for everyone, and care about doing the right thing
  • You are a 10x thinker, far more excited by huge disruptions than by small improvements
    If something is hard, that makes it more fun, and you know that if anyone can figure it out, you can

What you will do:

  • You’ll contribute in all areas
    You might choose to go deep in web development or building open source dev tools to automate our operations, but like your teammates you’ll make a habit of working across the stack, frequently picking up new languages and platforms as needed
  • You’ll ship product
    From hack days, to experimental prototypes, to developing a new type of auction model, you’ll constantly be building and shipping product
    You’ll write clean, well-documented code, do unit tests, follow best practices, and have the benefit of working in a place where people move fast
  • You’ll rapidly grow and improve
    At CoinList you’ll be working with some of the smartest engineers you’ve ever met, who love to learn and teach each other
    You’ll find yourself stretching to new areas, immersed in feedback, and engrossed in deep conversations on a daily basis
  • You’ll help shape the product
    Our whole team cares deeply about the product and has significant input into its development
    You’ll beta test new prototypes and talk directly with users, and your ideas will always be heard
  • You’ll learn about startups
    From fundraising, to recruiting, to negotiating an office lease, you’ll learn everything there is to know about growing and running a startup of your own, and we’ll do everything we can to connect you with mentors and advisors to help you with your career for years to come
  • You’ll be an owner
    We believe in hiring smart people and giving them as much responsibility as they can handle
    Whether it’s running a critical token sale or leading our work on a new platform, we’ll make sure you are always pushing yourself to new levels
  • You’ll create the future
    Crypto is a far bigger deal than most people realize, and at CoinList you will be be at the forefront of it
    There are all sorts of technical challenges you’ll be working though and new questions you’ll have to answer, in partnership with founders for the leading crypto projects across the globe
    If you’re successful, you’ll build something the world has never before seen

Location & Hybrid Office Setup:

  • This role is targeted in one of our three area hubs where teammates have a hybrid schedule of 2-3 days in the office and the other days at home
  • San Francisco, New York, Montreal

As an early employee at CoinList you will be a critical part of our core team and have a huge influence over the direction of the company
We will compensate you well, invest deeply in your development, and do everything we can to make sure this is the single best work experience of your life
 At CoinList, we are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer
We celebrate diversity, value our differences, and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees
Base salary range: 175 – 215k + equity + bonus
We are open to a range of background and experience for this senior role
 

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