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Staff Software Engineer, Golang
Posted on 4/19/2022
INACTIVE
Locations
New York, NY, USA
Experience Level
Entry
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Desired Skills
R
Go
Requirements
  • Architect/Design: Create architecture and formulate design decisions for your services which are aligned with business vision and meet quality criteria. Work with diverse stakeholders to ensure our systems are built for availability, reliability, resilience, scalability, performance, and security from the ground up. Write design proposals and review proposals from other engineers. Ensure tradeoffs are clearly and publicly documented
  • Deliver and Own Solutions: Responsible for creating and executing on plans and designs end to end at a team level: estimating, prototyping, implementing, testing, maintaining, debugging, and supporting high-quality software in production. Work with stakeholders to understand and document both functional and quality attribute requirements. Ensure that teams adhere to quality standards through cross-team communication, mentoring, code review, and backlog grooming. Accountable for system availability and monitoring system health; ensure alerts, metrics, and runbooks are in place; and debug issues in production
  • Lead: Technical leader of a team, with significant technical and cultural impact beyond that team. Guide engineers in focusing on outcomes and carefully considering business goals, tradeoffs, quality attributes, cross-cutting concerns, and risks. Continuously improve engineering standards, processes, planning, solutions, and efficiency. Listen and guide debates to help reach a consensus. Once a decision is made, clearly communicate and support that decision
  • Adapt: Quickly learn new tools and technologies, develop an understanding of existing systems, and identify and tackle high impact work. Proactively seek to learn about the company, products, processes, and culture. Align technical decisions with business goals
  • Technical Breadth as well as Depth in Several Areas: 6-8+ years of industry experience working with, designing, and building distributed systems at scale, and 2+ years experience with Go. Able to clearly identify, communicate, and document technical tradeoffs, and guides others to do the same
  • Technical Ownership: Experience owning software systems end-to-end, designing, estimating, implementing, testing, maintaining, debugging, and supporting high-quality software in production
  • Communication: Excellent communication, presentation and interpersonal skills. Able to listen and learn from as well as explain complex ideas to stakeholders of varying levels of technical expertise
  • Collaboration: Demonstrable experience with establishing strong relationships with technical and nontechnical stakeholders, integrating a variety of perspectives (end users, product, engineering, etc.). Empathetic and does the legwork required for building consensus. Always seeks out feedback on technical designs and solutions
  • Initiative and focus on outcomes: Prepared to take on high impact work across contexts and as the need arises, working independently and taking initiative while maintaining transparency and collaboration. Proactively identifies problems and comes to conversations with possible solutions
  • Adaptive: Ability and motivation to quickly learn new languages, technologies and tools. Pragmatic bias toward outcomes, and technical decisions that solve real business problems
Responsibilities
  • BlockFi is one of the first companies to ever offer crypto-backed loans and the only company whose founding team has an institutional understanding of the debt capital markets and regulatory landscape in the U.S
  • $100 MM of Series A, B, and C funding led by Valar Ventures with participation from Susquehanna, Winklevoss Capital, Fidelity, Galaxy Digital, Akuna Capital, and Morgan Creek
  • $350 MM of Series D funding led by Bain Capital Ventures, partners of DST Global, Pomp Investments and Tiger Global
  • We are moving quickly and have already deployed substantial capital into the space, proving our ability to execute and capture customer demand
BlockFi

501-1,000 employees

Crypto exchange & wallet
Company mission
BlockFi is a secured non-bank lender that offers USD loans to crypto-asset owners who collateralize the loan with their crypto-assets. Their products bring additional liquidity to the blockchain asset sector and meet the needs of both individuals and institutions holding blockchain assets.
Benefits
  • Competitive salary because we value your experience and expertise
  • Unlimited vacation / sick days because everyone deserves time for R&R
  • Employer contribution towards health coverage (including vision & dental) because your physical health and well-being is important to us
  • Various fringe benefits such as 401k, Parental Leave, FSA/HSA, and Employee Assistance Programs because health coverage is more than just choosing your yearly plan
  • Flexible work environment because we are a geographically dispersed team and we believe in balance
  • Pet insurance because all of your beloved family members should have coverage too
  • Weekly lunch stipend because there is such a thing as a free lunch!
  • A close-knit team of enthusiastic, collegial and driven people to work alongside in a highly meritocratic environment because teamwork makes the dreamwork
Company Values
  • Pragmatic Pioneering
  • Clients not Customers
  • Individual Effort, Collective Success
  • Transparency Builds Trust (#TBT)