is recruiting a
California, Chicago, Illinois, Los Angeles, New York, Oregon, Portland, Remote, San Francisco
$80,000 TO $200,000 PER YEAR
Gemini is a regulated cryptocurrency exchange, wallet, and custodian that makes it simple and secure to buy bitcoin, ether, and other cryptocurrencies.
The Department: Software Engineering Gemini 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 at Gemini – 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 Gemini’s engineers are able to work across the software platform, not just on their own specialization or subteam. We value a thoughtful, collaborative software development process, coupled with a pragmatic approach to problem solving and delivering software. The Team: Earn With billions of dollars already invested, Gemini Earn is the safest and easiest way to earn interest on your crypto. As a member of the Earn team, you will be directly involved in the development and support of this next-generation yield generating product. As we embark on some exciting new initiatives, we’re looking for engineers who can be both analytical and creative in their approach to problem-solving. You’ll be part of a fast-paced, cross-functional product team that oversees the development of our innovative new yield-generating initiatives. This is an incredibly exciting opportunity to be part of a new kind of product within the crypto revolution! The Role: Senior Software Engineer As an engineer on our backend team, you’ll architect and solve complex problems that will directly influence the direction of the digital asset space. There’s a wide range of problems to solve at Gemini – from properly securing millions of dollars worth of customer funds, to developing innovative new blockchain products, to shaving microseconds off our API response times. We have a strong culture of code reviews, and a focus on security, with the end goal of writing and shipping high-quality code by getting things right the first time. We want to continue building the best product we can as we scale and grow our business. If you get excited about solving technical challenges that directly impact our customers, clients, and the rest of the Gemini team, we’d love to hear from you. Responsibilities: Develop new products and product features on the Gemini platform, as part of a tight knit team of six to eight developers. Write automated tests and work with our QA team to ensure the operation and correctness of new product features. Provide technical input and knowledge to the planning, design, and requirements process for new products and features. Review other software engineers’ code for correctness, style, and information security concerns. Improve the performance, maintainability, and operations of the Gemini codebase by engaging in occasional refactoring and upgrade projects. Support your team’s production software by responding to an occasional alert or bug report. Qualifications: At least 6 years of software engineering experience. Proficiency in Scala. The ability to adapt and handle multiple competing priorities in collaboration with peers. A customer and product-focused mindset, with the ability to make well-reasoned tradeoffs between speed and quality. Preferred Qualifications: Experience working with or being a power user of Bitcoin, Ethereum, and/or blockchain technology Work experience or knowledge of the finance industry, payments, trading and/or exchange systems It Pays to Work Here We take a holistic approach to compensation at Gemini, which includes: Competitive Compensation and Profit-Sharing Equity Flexible vacation policy Retirement Plan Matching Generous Parental leave Comprehensive health plans Training and professional development At Gemini, we strive to build diverse teams that reflect the people we want to empower through our products, and we are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity, or Veteran status. Equal Opportunity is the Law, and Gemini is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. If you have a specific need that requires accommodation, please let a member of the People