Senior Software Engineer - Backend
build state-of-the-art decentralized technology that will redefine global financial markets
3 months ago
At dYdX, you'll have an opportunity to build state-of-the-art decentralized technology that will redefine global financial markets. By joining us at this early stage, you will make fundamental decisions shaping the course of dYdX.
- Write low latency financial software that will process billions of dollars a day worth of trading volume, including order book matching engines, trading engines, and REST & Websocket API endpoints
- Develop open-source blockchain-based code that powers the dYdX protocol
- Build high-performance REST & WebSocket APIs to power our frontend app as well as programmatic traders
- Write open-source TypeScript & Python clients that allow users to interact directly with our on-chain smart contracts
- Work together with multi-functional teams to develop the best overall product
- Architect performant and reliable backend systems
- Mentor and develop junior engineers
- 5+ years experience working as a full-time developer
- You write secure, efficient, high-quality code and have a good understanding of CS fundamentals
- You are a fast learner who can quickly master new technologies
NICE TO HAVES:
- You've worked on high-quality products in the finance or security space
- Interest in full-stack development. Experience building Web Services, SQL, CSS, React, Redux
- You have a strong interest in decentralized finance
- You have experience building blockchain applications / smart contracts
- CS Degree or equivalent experience
- Preferred location NYC
Culture & Perks
- Immediate Impact
We want to build technology that is impactful and useful today. We are part of the first generation of decentralized financial tools, accessible to everyone
- Incredible people
We do our best work when we are happy. You will join a team of optimistic thinkers who are equipped with the talent and capabilities to change the world
- Cutting-edge tech
We are implementing first-of-its-kind ideas at every layer of the product stack, from front-end engineering to smart contract design. Learn with us!
We offer top-tier health, dental, and vision insurance
Enjoy fully catered lunch and snacks every day each week
Take as much time off as you need to be productive
Meaningful equity and competitive compensation
Monthly fitness, wellness, and gym reimbursements
Events, offsites, and board game nights with the team!
New York, San Francisco, or Remote
dYdX is a decentralized exchange for trading cryptocurrencies (and eventually other assets) built on smart contracts. We’re first targeting advanced traders and financial derivatives. Over $3 Billion is traded on dYdX every day!
We're a world-class team with top backers and advisors, including Andreessen Horowitz, Polychain Capital, Paradigm, Brian Armstrong, Fred Ehrsam, Naval Ravikant, Elad Gil, and more.
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