- Application development
- Communication skills
Who is Recruiting from Scratch:
Recruiting from Scratch is a premier talent firm that focuses on placing the best product managers, software, and hardware talent at innovative companies. Our team is 100% remote and we work with teams across the United States to help them hire. We work with companies funded by the best investors including Sequoia Capital, Lightspeed Ventures, Tiger Global Management, A16Z, Accel, DFJ, and more.
If you are a fit, the team will reach out to you about this role or any others that may be a fit for our clients.
Our client is one of the largest crypto exchanges and they are growing quickly! They are looking for a Platform/Build & Release Engineer to support developer productivity!
Our client is a crypto exchange and custodian that allows customers to buy, sell, store, and earn more than 30 cryptocurrencies like bitcoin, bitcoin cash, ether, litecoin, and Zcash. Our client is a New York trust company that is subject to the capital reserve requirements, cybersecurity requirements, and banking compliance standards set forth by the New York State Department of Financial Services and the New York Banking Law. Our client was founded in 2014 by twin brothers Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss to empower the individual through crypto.
Crypto is about giving you greater choice, independence, and opportunity. They are here to help you on your journey. They build crypto products that are simple, elegant, and secure. Whether you are an individual or an institution, They want to help you buy, sell, and store your bitcoin and cryptocurrency. Crypto is not just a technology, it's a movement.
The Department: Engineering
Our client is regulated and licensed like a bank, but it’s run like a tech startup, and engineering is the core of the company. There’s a wide range of tough problems to solve – from properly securing hundreds of millions of dollars worth of customer funds, to developing innovative new blockchain products, to finding new techniques to combat fraud, to shaving microseconds off our API response times, and everything in between.
All of our client's engineers are able to work across the software platform, not just on their own specialization or subteam. They value a thoughtful, collaborative software development process, coupled with a pragmatic approach to problem solving and delivering software.
The Role: Software Engineer on Tech Platform
Our client is looking for a highly motivated engineer to help their Tech Platform team design and build delivery systems for your fellow Engineering groups. The team is focused on innovating how we deliver software and will be working with the rest of the engineering team to improve our ability to deliver high quality solutions to our customers fast and efficiently. You will build solutions that provide our client's engineers with a robust and comprehensive set of primitives for bringing a service from development to production. This role can be based in our New York, Chicago, or Portland, Oregon offices.
Working with product, design and other engineering teams to deliver simple solutions for application developers.
Cultivating a high-performance culture within your team that iterates frequently and learns continuously without sacrificing product quality.
Setting performance goals for team members; evaluating performance; providing coaching and facilitating professional development.
Recruiting and hiring world-class engineers to work on our client's products.
Significant software engineering experience, some with Scala
Good verbal, written communication, problem-solving skills with a strong sense of ownership
Demonstrated ability to lead positive change; empower people and cultivate product technology visions and innovative solutions.
Sound business judgment, with a proven ability to influence others and make excellent decisions.
The ability to adapt and handle multiple competing priorities in collaboration with peers.
A customer focused empathy and understanding of the challenges that face developers when using an application development platform, with a vision for how great tooling can help their work.
Experience with functional programming languages and paradigms, especially Scala
Understanding of modern application development and architectures.
Strong experience with build and application delivery tooling.
Experience working with large scale software projects, repositories and cross functional development teams