Software Engineer, Frontend - Cryptowatch

Remote
Engineering
Remote
About Kraken

Kraken is one of the largest and most successful bitcoin exchanges in the world and we’re growing faster than ever. We’re looking for 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, we truly believe our success depends on having both in spades. Join us and the movement to change the way the world thinks about money.

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About the Role

This role is fully remote and based in the Americas or Europe.

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

    • Develop efficient and complex user interfaces with React and Redux
    • Migrate existing code from old communication patterns to Redux
    • Maintain a well organized codebase of components
    • Write code that works across current versions of all major browsers
    • Think through edge cases and unexpected user interactions to develop a robust UX
    • Structure pages to optimize for fast load time and efficient API calls
    • Optimize existing code to minimize waste of client resources
    • Collaborate with backend engineers to implement backend requirements for new interfaces

Requirements

    • Expertise using React and Redux
    • Experience writing code in ES6 syntaxExperience working with Webpack
    • Experience writing CSS using SASS abstractions
    • Experience using developer tools to debug and profile JavaScript code
    • Experience working with both REST and websocket APIs
    • Ability to independently navigate a large codebase to find logic and debug problems
    • Ability to collaborate with remote employees (developers and designers)

A strong candidate will also:

    • Have an eye for visual balance and harmony
    • Be proficient with HTML5 canvas
    • Have experience working with websocket clients and protocol buffers


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