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Staff Software Engineer - BitGo Prime

BitGo

BitGo

Software Engineering
New York, NY, USA
Posted on Monday, May 13, 2024

About the job

BitGo is the leader in digital asset financial services, providing institutional investors with liquidity, custody, and security solutions. Founded in 2013, BitGo pioneered the multi-signature wallet and is the first digital asset company to focus exclusively on serving institutional clients. Active in both centralized and decentralized finance, BitGo offers market leading trading, lending, and borrowing services through its prime brokerage services and acts as the custodian for WBTC, the leading global stablecoin for Bitcoin. In 2020, BitGo launched BitGo Portfolio and Tax, providing clients with a full-stack solution for digital assets. In 2018, it launched BitGo Trust Company, the first qualified custodian purpose-built for storing digital assets. BitGo processes approximately 20% of all global Bitcoin transactions, and supports over 1000 coins and tokens. BitGo provides the security and operational backbone for more than 1500 institutional clients in 50 countries, including many regulated entities and the world’s top cryptocurrency exchanges and platforms. BitGo is backed by Goldman Sachs, Craft Ventures, Digital Currency Group, DRW, Galaxy Digital Ventures, Redpoint Ventures, and Valor Equity Partners.

BitGo is looking for a Staff Software Engineer who will join our Prime Engineering team and help us build new features and applications for our enterprise clients. The Prime team builds systems to make BitGo the best digital assets Prime Broker for businesses.

This role is primarily remote, we ask that those who are within a reasonable commute of the office join us on Wednesdays.

Responsibilities:

  • Design and build strong, resilient, and robust APIs, libraries, and services to power our financial services: clearing and settlement, digital asset lending, trading and liquidity
  • Own functionality and scalability features by taking responsibility from inception to deployment and customer integration
  • Expose and document functionality to the UI, third-party developers, and our internal and external tooling
  • Collaborate closely with all engineering teams to ensure consistency in understanding of technical requirements and overall work quality
  • Provide mentorship to your peers in the broader engineering team through code reviews and education on best practices

Skills & Experience:

We are looking for teammates who share and practice our values: open communication, transparency, taking ownership, and a high level of craftsmanship. We are looking for coworkers who share our vision and mission: deliver trust in digital assets.

Required

  • 8+ years of back-end, server-side software development
  • Great at algorithm design, problem solving, and complexity analysis
  • Strong experience with server-side languages like TypeScript/Node.JS
  • Strong experience with SQL databases like Postgres or MySQL
  • Strong experience with RESTful API design
  • Experience with unit and functional testing and debugging
  • Experience with microservices and service-oriented architectures
  • Experience in Git/GitHub and branching methodologies, code review tools, CI tools, JIRA, Confluence, etc.
  • Ability to work independently in a fast-paced environment
  • Comfortable with inclusion in on-call rotations for system support

Preferred

  • Experience in Financial Services and/or Financial Technology
  • Experience with asynchronous programming
  • Experience with functional programming
  • Experience developing or supporting financial accounting systems, such as general ledger and bookkeeping functions
  • Familiarity with digital asset trading, lending, and/or wallets
  • Ability to work full-stack and familiarity with React
  • Experience with large-scale, real-time, and distributed applications
  • Experience working with clients and/or business partners
  • Understanding and strong interest in cryptocurrencies and blockchain industry

Why Join BitGo?

Disrupting an industry takes vision, innovation, passion, technical chops, drive to deliver, collaboration, and execution. Join a team of great people who strive for excellence and personify our corporate values of ownership, craftsmanship, and open communication. We are looking for new colleagues who bring innovative ways of thinking and problem solving, and who want risks to be part of the team that changes the world’s financial markets.

Here are some of the benefits* of working at BitGo:

  • Competitive base salary, bonus and stock options
  • 100% company paid health insurance for employee, partner and dependents
  • Up to 4% 401k company match
  • Paid parental leave, Paid vacation
  • Free commuter/parking pass; 5 min from Caltrain
  • Free custom lunches, dinners and snacks
  • Computer equipment and workplace furniture to suit your needs
  • Great colleagues and inspiring startup environment

*Benefits may vary based on location

Cryptocurrencies are the most disruptive change the financial services industry has seen in years. Join us and you’ll be able to look back and say you were part of the team that transformed investing.

Pay Transparency Notice: Depending upon your leveling and location, the compensation for this role averages between $185,000 - $235,000 USD base salary. Equity, an annual performance bonus and the benefits outlined above are also a part of this role's package.