Software Developer (CF Benchmarks)

London Engineering
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.  Founded in 2011 and with over 4 million clients, Kraken is one of the world's largest, most successful bitcoin exchanges and we're growing faster than ever. Our range of successful products are playing an important role in the mainstream adoption of crypto assets.  We attract people who constantly push themselves to think differently and chart exciting new paths in a rapidly growing industry. Kraken is a diverse group of dreamers and doers who see value in being radically transparent. Let's change the way the world thinks about money! Join the revolution!

- Join a strong team of 3 existing developers
- Maintain and develop a service-oriented backend running 24/7 throughout the year
- Collaborate with business to design, develop and test new indices and data products
- Design secure, stable, and robust systems
- Analyze and identify bottlenecks in performance
- Improve monitoring of production services to catch warning signs and critical conditions
- Work with Devops to deploy new services and databases
- Support new and existing systems


  • Expertise writing services in Java
  • Experience working with Docker or Kubernetes environments
  • Experience working with AWS hosted infrastructure
  • Experience using a Linux server environment
  • Ability to independently debug problems involving the network and operating system
  • Knowledge of cryptocurrency and financial concepts
  • Experience of dealing with large real-time datasets
  • Web development experience a bonus

  • Personal Specifications:
  • Has experience of a variety of programming languages and open to learning more
  • Be passionate about fast, efficient software
  • Able to work closely with colleagues in a small dedicated team
  • Contributes to code reviews in an open and constructive manner

  • Kraken

    Kraken is one of the largest and most successful bitcoin exchanges in the world, and we’re growing faster than ever. We’re looking for people who constantly push themselves to think differently and ch...

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