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Full-Time

Principal Software Engineer

Posted on 11/23/2022

Circle

Circle

1,001-5,000 employees

Provides regulated digital currency USDC

Consulting
Hardware
Fintech
Crypto & Web3
Financial Services

Compensation Overview

$215k - $295k

Expert

Salt Lake City, UT, USA + 1 more

Category
DevOps & Infrastructure
Software Engineering
Required Skills
Kubernetes
Microsoft Azure
NoSQL
SQL
Java
Blockchain
AWS
REST APIs
Requirements
  • 12+ years of professional software development experience in object oriented languages like Java and Go
  • Management of projects driving cross-functional partnerships to align teams with external stakeholders
  • Mentored other engineers and led teams technically on architecture and system design
  • Expert in one of the domains of API design, payments processing, risk/fraud detection, data engineering, machine learning, or blockchains
  • Advanced understanding & proven experience with:
  • API design and REST principles
  • Cloud services (AWS, Google Cloud, Microsoft Azure, etc)
  • Container orchestration systems like Kubernetes or EKS, ECS
  • SQL databases and designing schemas
  • Deployment of production-quality, scalable software
  • A champion on setting coding standards and code quality -- a desire to have great test coverage to enable continuous delivery
Responsibilities
  • Multistakeholder - you have dedication and commitment to our customers, shareholders, employees and families and local communities
  • Mindful - you seek to be respectful, an active listener and to pay attention to detail
  • Driven by Excellence - you are driven by our mission and our passion for customer success which means you relentlessly pursue excellence, that you do not tolerate mediocrity and you work intensely to achieve your goals
  • HighIntegrity - you seek open and honest communication, and you hold yourself to very high moral and ethical standards. You reject manipulation, dishonesty and intolerance
  • Challenging (and fun!) problems centered around digital currencies & their adoption. Did we mention that Circle launched a “programmable dollar” called USD Coin (or USDC)?
  • Provide Technical Leadership to Product and Engineering teams to design, develop, test and ship phenomenal Circle features
  • Design and build publicly accessible APIs that make it simple for developers to integrate with complex payment systems
  • Integrating Platform Services with leading banks & financial technologies to allow an ever greater number of Circle customers access to fast, secure & low cost payment channels
  • Architect and develop the infrastructure to deliver great payment experiences, including data sources (SQL or NoSQL), messaging systems and APIs
  • Extending Circle's in-house blockchain systems infrastructure to support the tokenization of the world

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.

Company Stage

Seed

Total Funding

$1.2B

Headquarters

Boston, Massachusetts

Founded

2013

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

1%

1 year growth

5%

2 year growth

24%

Benefits

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.

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