Senior Backend Engineer (Blockchain/Cryptocurrency StartUp)

Company: Grassbridge
Location: Not Specified, Not Specified, United States
Type: Full-time
Posted: 21.FEB.2021
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Location: This role is 100% Remote. The company is based in Palo Alto, CA Grassbridge is partnered with a growing blockchain/cryptocurrency...


Location: This role is 100% Remote. The company is based in Palo Alto, CA

Grassbridge is partnered with a growing blockchain/cryptocurrency startup in Palo Alto, and we are looking for a Senior Software Engineer (Backend) who will join our Wallet Services Engineering Team and help us build new features and applications for our enterprise clients. The company processes a significant amount of cryptocurrency transactions so our applications need to be fast, accurate, scalable, and secure. Our integrated platforms interact with a number of exchanges, agencies, and governments around the world, and we use the best technology the industry offers to build them.

    • Build strong, resilient, and robust APIs, libraries, and services to power our wallet services: hot and cold wallets, indexing, staking, and SDK services
    • 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.

    • At least 5 years of back-end, server-side software development
    • Strong experience in microservices architecture
    • Strong experience with Node.JS, JavaScript, Java, PostgreSQL and MongoDB
    • Strong experience with RESTful API design
    • Strong experience with message brokers like Kafka
    • Great with unit and functional testing and debugging
    • Experience in Git/GitHub and branching methodologies, code review tools, CI tools, JIRA, Confluence, etc.
    • Bachelor's degree in computer science, applied mathematics, or another technical discipline from a top university
    • Great at algorithm design, problem-solving, and complexity analysis


  • Experience splitting a monolith into microservices
  • Understanding and experience working in the financial industry
  • Understanding and strong interest in cryptocurrencies and blockchain industry
  • Familiarity with any of the following: API and SDK services, digital wallets, clearing and settlement, lending, etc.
  • Familiarity with Kubernetes, Docker, Golang, TypeScript
  • Experience with large-scale, real-time, and distributed applications

If your profile is a match I will happily connect you directly to the hiring team for the next steps.

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