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💰 $70k - $120k*
\nStaff Software Engineer - Custody\n\nUS, CAN\n\n \n\nAbout Paxos\n\nPaxos is on a mission to enable the movement of any asset, any time, in a trustworthy way. Today’s financial infrastructure is archaic, expensive, inefficient and risky - supporting a system that leaves out more people than it lets in. So we’re rebuilding it. \n\nAs a regulated blockchain infrastructure company, we use technology to tokenize, custody, trade, and settle assets for enterprise clients like PayPal, Bank of America, and Interactive Brokers. Paxos is a top-funded blockchain company, with more than $500 million in total funding from leading investors like OakHC/FT, Founders Fund, PayPal Ventures, and Declaration Partners. Together, we empower today’s financial leaders to build a more open, trusted economy.\n\nOur Custody group is looking for Staff Software Engineers to join our growing teams. The group is responsible for building the major parts of Paxos’ Crypto Brokerage and Custody platform. Our challenges include security, scalability, reliability, availability, API offering, 3rd party integrations, etc. We deal with both the cryptocurrency world and the traditional financial world. We take pride in continuous innovation, high performance, effective mentoring/coaching, multi-disciplinary collaboration and the authentic application of lean/agile methods.\n\nAs a Staff Software Engineer, you'll get to:\n\n\nPlay a critical role in helping to set the direction and goals for the team, in terms of project impact, quality, and engineering efficiency\n\nDesign and implement high quality software from concept through to launch - taking ownership of design, coding, testing and deployment of key proprietary software components of our custody platforms\n\nApply engineering best-practices including unit and integration testing, source code version control, agile planning/estimation\n\nEffectively resolve ambiguity, analyzing complex requirements and breaking down features and initiatives into tactical tasks\n\nEffectively navigate the trade-offs among MVP vs Enterprise-Grade, Time-to-market and in other relevant dimensions \n\nSearch for the truth in product conceptualization and development, ensuring designs and implementations are fully aligned with the company mission and product goals \n\nImmerse yourself in blockchain technology, cryptocurrency for enterprises and investors, our regulation-first approach, and more!\n\nInfluence the engineering culture in your broader team and advocate for higher quality and engineering efficiency\n\nHelp with recruiting new members to the team by pitching the team and projects. Help onboard new members into your team, by mentoring them and making it easy to ramp up in your team's codebases\n\n\n\n\nYour experience should include:\n\n\n8+ years of software development experience, including at least one of the following: Golang, Kotlin, Rust, Java, C++.\n\nStrong computer science and programming fundamentals (data structures, algorithms)\n\n\n\n\nYou might also have:\n\n\nMastery of core engineering concepts including data structures, design best practices, run-time optimizations, and algorithmic complexity \n\nAble to apply both OO and functional style to coding\n\nSolid understanding of concepts like load balancing, HA/failover, ingress, inter-service communications in a microservices style cluster, idempotence, ACID, guaranteed delivery, etc.\n\nTechnical expert in at least one domain like Trading Systems, Distributed Systems, Cryptography, Databases, or AWS \n\nCan understand and articulate the architecture of an entire system, including the technical trade-offs between different design implementations of high performance, low latency order state management\n\nFamiliar with digital-native online web application architectures and infrastructures, including clustering (Kubernetes), containerizing (Docker), message queuing (MQ / Kafka), telemetry/instrumentation (Prometheus/Grafana), etc. \n\nFamiliar with APIs / Connectivity technologies, REST API or FIX, sockets, TCP, UDP, multicast\n\nEager to work openly and collaboratively with a diverse multi-disciplinary team, collaborating effectively with stakeholders\n\nConstantly seeks to learn new technologies, innovate and discover better ways to solve engineering challenges of high performance trading systems and APIs, including performance tuning, latency optimizations and constant new development of APIs\n\n\n\n\n \n\nWhat you’ll love about Paxos:\n\nPaxos has consistently been recognized on the Forbes Fintech 50, CB Insights Blockchain 50 and Built In’s “Best Places to Work” lists. Paxonians have significant ownership and impact on our business, as well as benefits like company equity, health insurance, family leave, a quarterly stipend for development, a stipend for home office setup and unlimited PTO. From team product demos and virtual lounge and learns to care packages and an active Slack #shoutouts channel, there are countless opportunities to connect and make your mark. Help us continue to build a new, open financial system from one of our three offices or right from your home!\n\nLearn more: \n\n \n\nCompany\n\n\nWeb 3.0 Is Still the Place to Be\n\nA Conversation with Paxos Product Leaders\n\n\nPaxos Raises $300M in Series D Funding at 2.4B Valuation \n\n\n\n\n\nCustomers\n\n\nPaxos & PayPal Bring Crypto to Millions of Users\n\nMercado Libre Reaches 1M+ Users in 60 Days With Paxos\n\nPaxos Was Built to Protect its Customers\n\n\n\n\nMedia\n\n\nCNBC Crypto World Interviews Paxos CEO on USDP stablecoin\n\nPaxos CEO Charles Cascarilla’s Perspectives on the Current State of the Global Economy\n\nYahoo Finance Interviews Paxos CEO on Testimony to U.S. Congress and Stablecoin Infrastructure\n\n\n\n\n \n\nOur Paxos team is made up of passionate people from all over the world with different perspectives and experiences. If this opportunity excites you, but your experience doesn’t perfectly match the description…apply! Unique voices help us build a more transparent and open economy.\n\n \n\n#LI-XX1\n\n#LI-remote\n\n#LI-KM1 \n\n#Salary and compensation\n No salary data published by company so we estimated salary based on similar jobs related to Design, Crypto, Testing, Finance, API, Engineer and Digital Nomad jobs that are similar:\n\n $70,000 — $120,000/year\n \n\n#Location\nNew York, Remote
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