Backend Engineer - Rust - Core Backend

  • Kraken
  • Remote
  • Feb 09, 2021
Full time Engineering

Job Description

About the Role

This is a fully remote role, we will consider applicants based in North America, South America and EMEA

Our Engineering team is having a blast while delivering the most sophisticated crypto-trading platform out there. Help us continue to define and lead the industry.

As part of Kraken's Core Backend team, you will work within a world-class team of engineers building Kraken's infrastructure using Rust. As a Backend Engineer, you help design and implement new services, and port legacy ones into Rust. You will work on projects through their lifecycle, from their initial requirements, implementation and up to production.

Responsibilities

  • Design and implementation of Micro-services in Rust
  • Port legacy Micro-services to Rust
  • Writing reusable, testable, and efficient code
  • Implementation of security and data protection systems
  • Write highly scalable, high volume services

Requirements

  • At least 3 years of experience in software engineering
  • Experience writing network services or asynchronous code in Rust
  • Experience using a Linux server environment
  • Ability to independently debug problems involving the network and operating system
  • Proactive, self-driven mindset
  • Be familiar with deployment using Docker
  • Have experience with other strongly typed languages
  • Have experience with distributed systems, SQL, Redis and Kafka
  • Be passionate about secure, reliable and fast software
  • Have open source contributions, including in Rust
  • Be familiar with PHP