Integrations Engineer, Backend - Cryptowatch (WIP)




About Kraken



Our mission is to accelerate the adoption of cryptocurrency so that you and the rest of the world can achieve financial freedom and inclusion.  Founded in 2011 and with over 4 million clients, Kraken is one of the world's largest, most successful bitcoin exchanges and we're growing faster than ever. Our range of successful products are playing an important role in the mainstream adoption of crypto assets.  We attract people who constantly push themselves to think differently and chart exciting new paths in a rapidly growing industry. Kraken is a diverse group of dreamers and doers who see value in being radically transparent. Let's change the way the world thinks about money! Join the revolution!



About the Role



This is a fully remote role.



Cryptowatch is Kraken's professional charting, trading, and market analysis platform. In addition, Cryptowatch offers white glove reporting, accounting and reconciliation services for institutional investors. These solutions are managed by the Interchange team. Join the team and help scale our infrastructure, expand our market coverage and build new data products for our clients.



About You



    • You have experience writing large scale web applications in Python (Django is a plus)

    • You have a solid understanding of HTTP and WebSockets

    • You are proficient in SQL

    • You have worked on a team before, understand software development methodologies, and write clean, testable code

    • You have a security mindset, understand common threats, and how to avoid them

    • You are a team player who values transparency and communication




What you’ll do



    • Maintain and support API services and data products written in Python

    • Build out integrations with exchanges, banks and other 3rd party data service providers

    • Contribute to our open-source libraries

    • Participate in code reviews, technical discussions, and other team activities




A strong candidate will also have experience with



    • Docker

    • Protocol buffers

    • PostgreSQL and Redis

    • AWS

    • Ruby/Rails (legacy system)




We’re powered by people from around the world with their own unique backgrounds and experiences. We value all Krakenites and their talents, contributions, and perspectives.



Check out all our open roles at https://jobs.lever.co/kraken. We’re excited to see what you’re made of.  



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