Staff Software Engineer

Posted on 5/16/2024



1,001-5,000 employees

Provides regulated digital currency USDC

Financial Services
Crypto & Web3

Compensation Overview

$172,500 - $227,500Annually

+ Bonus + Equity

Senior, Expert

Remote in USA

Required Skills
Microsoft Azure
  • 8 years minimum professional software development experience in object oriented languages like Go or Java
  • Computer Science degree or a closely related field (or foreign equivalent)
  • Technical leadership of teams >4 on architecture and system design
  • Expert in one of the domains of API design, payments processing, or blockchains
  • Deep understanding/experience with: Architecture, design, and deployment of production-quality, scalable software; Web3, blockchain, smart Contract business logic; RESTful API design and development principles; Cloud services (AWS, Google Cloud, Microsoft Azure, etc); Container orchestration systems like Kubernetes or EKS, ECS; SQL databases and designing schemas
  • Deep focus on coding standards and code quality -- a desire to have great test coverage to enable continuous delivery
  • Excellent communication skills, able to collaborate with remote teams, share ideas and present concepts effectively
  • Self-starter with a curious mindset, you enjoy moving at a fast pace, shipping software that improves the user experience and constantly improving your work with little supervision
  • Extending Circle's in-house blockchain systems infrastructure to support the tokenization of the world
  • Analyzing requirements, procedures, and problems to improve existing systems and modifying systems
  • Building and owning scalable microservices responsible for reliable and secure APIs transferring value and assets across all blockchain protocols and traditional banking protocols
  • Collaborating with Product and Engineering teams to design, test, and shape Circle features
  • Developing and documenting system design procedures, testing procedures, and quality standards
  • Troubleshooting program and system malfunctions to restore normal functioning
  • Building publicly accessible APIs for developers to integrate with complex payment systems
  • Integrating Platform Services with leading banks and financial technologies
  • Consulting with management to ensure agreement on system principles
  • Writing infrastructure for great payment experiences, including data sources, messaging systems, and APIs
  • Other duties as assigned

Circle offers USDC, a regulated digital currency that enables near-instant, near-zero cost settlements and fully programmable capabilities, facilitating over $1.4 trillion in transactions. The main technologies/methods used include public blockchains for payments and financial applications.

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Growth & Insights

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Paid time off - We offer flexible paid time off — take what you need as long as it works with you and your team, and all Circle employees get mobile phone and home office reimbursements.

Health coverage - No matter where you live, we offer a market competitive suite of benefits. Enroll in health, dental, vision, disability, and life insurances, and Circle covers some or all of the premiums.

Invested in your future - All U.S. full-time and part-time employees enjoy 401(k) and pensions (with 4% company match if you contribute 5% or more), and share Circle’s success via company equity awards.

Learning & development - Your individual growth and development is important to us and we provide the resources to help you grow your career while at Circle.