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Senior Software Engineer
Backend
Confirmed live in the last 24 hours
Locations
San Francisco, CA, USA • Remote
Experience Level
Entry
Junior
Mid
Senior
Expert
Desired Skills
Node.js
Docker
JavaScript
Kafka
HTML/CSS
Postgres
React.js
Redis
Redux
SQL
Python
TypeScript
Requirements
  • We've built the world's leading decentralized exchange for crypto assets
  • DYdX is founded by an ex-Coinbase, ex-Uber engineer, with a Princeton CS background. Our team has previous experience at Google, Bloomberg, Amazon, Bain, NerdWallet, Facebook, Lyft and other top companies
  • We're a world-class team with top backers and advisors, including Andreessen Horowitz, Polychain Capital, Brian Armstrong, Fred Ehrsam, Naval Ravikant, Elad Gil and more
  • 5+ years experience working as a full-time developer
  • You write secure, efficient, high quality code and have a good understanding of CS fundamentals
  • You have experience with or are open to learning JavaScript, TypeScript, Node.js, PostgreSQL, Redis, Kafka, Express, WebSockets, Docker
  • You are a fast learner who can quickly master new technologies
Responsibilities
  • Write low latency financial software that will process billions of dollars a day worth of trading volume, including order book matching engines, trading engines, and REST & Websocket API endpoints
  • Develop open source blockchain-based code that powers the dYdX protocol
  • Build high performance REST & WebSocket APIs to power our frontend app as well as programmatic traders
  • Write open source TypeScript & Python clients that allow users to interact directly with our on-chain smart contracts
  • Work together with multi-functional teams to develop the best overall product
  • Architect performant and reliable backend systems
  • Mentor and develop junior engineers
Desired Qualifications
  • You've worked on high quality products in the finance or security space
  • Interest in fullstack development. Experience building Web Services, SQL, CSS, React, Redux
  • You have an strong interest in decentralized finance
  • You have experience building blockchain applications / smart contracts
  • CS Degree or equivalent experience
dYdX

11-50 employees

Perpetual Contract Trading Platform
Company Overview
dYdX is building an open platform for advanced cryptofinancial products, powered by the Ethereum blockchain. The company is primarily focused on constructing robust infrastructure to trade perpetuals, allowing users to take short, long, and option positions.
Benefits
  • Health: We offer top-tier health, dental, and vision insurance.
  • Food: Enjoy fully catered lunch and snacks every day each week
  • Vacation: Take as much time off as you need to be productive
  • Ownership: Meaningful equity and competitive compensation.
  • Wellness: Monthly fitness, wellness, and gym reimbursements.
  • Relaxation: Events, offsites, and board game nights with the team!
Company Values
  • Immediate Impact: We want to build technology that is impactful and useful today. We are part of the first generatioon of decentralized financial tools, accessible for everyone.
  • Incredible people: We do our best work when we are happy. You will join a team of optimistic thinkers, who are equipped with the talent and capabilities to change the world.
  • Cutting-edge tech: We are implementing first-of-its-kind ideas at every layer of the product stack, from frontend engineering to smart contract design. Learn with us!