Staff Software Engineer

Posted on 5/16/2024



1,001-5,000 employees

Provides regulated digital currency services

Crypto & Web3
Financial Services

Compensation Overview

$172,500 - $227,500Annually

+ Bonus + Equity


Remote in USA

Required Skills
  • 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
  • Expertise in API design, payments processing, or blockchains
  • Deep understanding/experience with architecture, design, and deployment of scalable software, Web3, blockchain, smart Contract business logic, RESTful API design, Cloud services, Container orchestration systems, SQL databases, and coding standards
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to collaborate with remote teams
  • Self-starter with a curious mindset and ability to work at a fast pace
  • Extending Circle's in-house blockchain systems infrastructure to support tokenization
  • Analyzing requirements, procedures, and problems to improve existing systems
  • Building and owning scalable microservices for reliable and secure APIs
  • Collaborating with Product and Engineering teams to design and test Circle features
  • Troubleshooting program and system malfunctions
  • Building publicly accessible APIs for developers to integrate with payment systems
  • Integrating Platform Services with leading banks and financial technologies
  • Consulting with management on system principles
  • Writing infrastructure for great payment experiences
  • Other duties as assigned

Circle operates in the forefront of the financial technology sector, offering a regulated digital currency, USDC, that facilitates over $1.4 trillion in transactions. Its commitment to leveraging public blockchains for secure and efficient payments fosters a dynamic work environment characterized by technical proficiency and a focus on the future of finance. This dedication not only places the company at a strategic advantage but also provides a technically enriching atmosphere for professionals passionate about blockchain technology and financial innovation.

Company Stage


Total Funding






Growth & Insights

6 month growth


1 year growth


2 year growth



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.