Software Engineer – Rust – Trading Technologies

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Kraken Digital Asset Exchange

Remote Anywhere

Building the Future of Crypto 

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
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As a fully remote company, we have Krakenites in 60+ countries who speak over 50 languages
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The team

Join our Trading Technology team and start building the internet of money
The Trading Technology team is responsible for everything to do with the trading backend services such as the matching engine, market data gateways, internal and external APIs, and various other trading services

The team is located globally and responsibilities are split into sub-teams, working with various tech stacks
Our teams code in C++, Go, Rust, and Python, depending on the product they are contributing to within Kraken and work agile around the globe

Recently, the Trading Technologies team played a critical role in  

The opportunity

    • Design and implementation of microservices in Rust
    • Writing reusable, testable, and efficient code
    • Implementation of reusable components/libraries for Kraken’s backend systems
    • Write highly scalable, high volume services
    • Create optimized database schemas

Skills you should HODL

    • 5+ years of experience in software engineering
    • Experience writing network services or asynchronous code in Rust
    • Experience using a Linux server environment
    • Ability to define technical requirements and drive projects through to completion
    • Assume technical responsibility of complex backend systems, identify opportunities for system improvement
    • Have experience with system languages (C, C++, Go) and/or strongly typed programming (OCaml, Haskell, Rust)
    • Previous trading knowledge is a nice to have
    • Knowledge about distributed systems and technologies (gRPC, Kafka, NoSQL, SQL, Redis, …)

$135,000 – $203,000 a yearThis is the target annual salary range for this role
This range is not inclusive of other additional compensation elements, such as our Bonus program, Equity program, Wellness allowance, and other benefits [US Only] (including medical, dental, vision and 401(k))
The compensation range provided is influenced by various factors and represents the initial target range
Our salary offerings are dynamic and we strive to ensure that our base salary and total compensation package aligns and recognizes the top talent we aim to attract and retain
The compensation package of the successful candidate is based on various factors such as their skillset, experience, and job scope
 #US #EU #LI-Remote #Canada #LI-VF1Kraken 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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