Java Software Engineer - Indices

  • Kraken
  • Remote (Europe - London preferred)
  • Feb 24, 2022
Full time Engineering

Job Description

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. In our first decade, Kraken has risen to become one of the largest, most successful and respected crypto exchanges in the world. 
We are changing the way the world thinks about finance and our range of successful products are playing a critical role in the mainstream adoption of crypto assets. We continue to trail-blaze into new territory with the introduction of Kraken Bank, providing a more seamless integration between crypto and the traditional financial system. This makes us the first crypto company (ever) to be awarded a U.S. state banking charter. 
Our diverse group of 2,000+ Krakenites are distributed all over the world, united by a shared passion for delighting customers, upholding crypto values and achieving our meaningful mission. We attract people who push themselves to improve, are radically transparent and think differently in order to unlock their potential. 
Crypto is a rapidly evolving industry and we’re just getting started. We’re growing fast and you're invited to join the revolution!

About the role:
We are looking for a Java Developer to join the CF Benchmarks Index Team. You will be responsible for implementing new crypto indices and for ensuring the smooth running of the CF Benchmarks platform. You should be diligent with a keen attention to detail, and a track record of seeing tasks/projects through to conclusion. The ideal candidate should have experience working as a developer within fintech for at least 2 years.

What you'll do:

    • Design and implement distributed services in Java
    • Build calculation systems based on requirements and methodologies
    • Support a 24/7 real-time distributed system as part of the wider team
    • Ensure all systems have suitable coverage with metrics and alarms

Who you are:

    • Excellent Java developer with previous experience of working with a range of frameworks
    • Previous experience working with message brokers and distributed architecture
    • Previous experience working in the financial sector
    • Ability to develop iteratively for a high throughput system
    • Highly capable of writing maintainable, simple and efficient code
    • Effective communicator, with exemplary team and organizational

Highly desirable

    • Experience working with Python, Kubernetes
    • On-chain data analytics experience
    • Financial data analytics experience
    • Experience working with exchange trade data systems

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.
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