Senior Banking Engineer - Rust

Remote /
Engineering /
Remote Full-time
About Kraken

Our mission is to accelerate the adoption of cryptocurrency so that you and the rest of the world can achieve financial freedom and inclusion.  Founded in 2011 and with over 4 million clients, Kraken is one of the world's largest, most successful bitcoin exchanges and we're growing faster than ever. Our range of successful products are playing an important role in the mainstream adoption of crypto assets.  We attract people who constantly push themselves to think differently and chart exciting new paths in a rapidly growing industry. Kraken is a diverse group of dreamers and doers who see value in being radically transparent. Let's change the way the world thinks about money! Join the revolution!

About the Role

As a Senior Banking Engineer you will be working on building out a new banking and payments platform from the ground up using Rust. You’ll be engaged in prototyping new services in Rust with the goal of taking these services to production over the next 6 - 12 months. We are looking for self-driven, well-organized engineers that are comfortable having technical and non-technical discussions. As part of a newly formed team there will be opportunity to take ownership of new services and problems.

Responsibilities

    • Design and implement of microservices in Rust connecting to financial systems and payment networks
    • Writing reusable, testable, and efficient code. Be ready to talk about what this means to you
    • Analyze requirements, vendor APIs, and translate into application designs
    • Implementation of security and data protection systems
    • Communicate with non-technical team members of project status

Required Experience

    • In a remote work environment
    • With high-precision financial computing
    • Writing networked code in Rust
    • Writing asynchronous code in Rust
    • Docker, or comparable container technologies
    • Experience working in banking and payments

Bonus Points

    • Experience with GraphQL or gRPC
    • Understanding or payment schemes like wire, ACH, SEPA, etc...
    • Experience with Kubernetes orchestration tools
    • Open source contributions in any language
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