Software Engineer, Backend - Cryptowatch

Remote
Engineering
Remote
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About the Role

This role is fully remote.

Help us scale Cryptowatch, Kraken's professional charting and trading platform. Cryptowatch has grown organically from a tiny weekend project to a popular real-time cryptocurrency charting and trading platform which people rely on all over the world. We are seeking talented individuals to help us expand the product in new directions. There's rarely a boring day in crypto, and we're looking for people who want to be part of this exciting ecosystem!

Responsibilities

    • Maintain and develop a service-oriented backend
    • Analyze and identify bottlenecks in performance
    • Design secure, stable, and robust architecture
    • Improve monitoring of production services to catch warning signs and critical conditions
    • Collaborate with frontend engineers to add support for complex user interfaces
    • Collaborate with devops to deploy new services and databases

Requirements

    • Expertise writing backend web services in Golang
    • Experience using a Linux server environment
    • Ability to independently debug problems involving the network and operating system

A strong candidate will also

    • Be familiar with with deployment using Docker
    • Have experience with protocol buffers
    • Have experience with SQL and Redis
    • Be proficient  with HTTPS and Websockets
    • Have experience using AWS
    • Be passionate about fast, efficient software
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