UI/UX Frontend Security Engineer - San Francisco

Location: San Francisco , California, United States
Type: Full-time
Posted: 04.FEB.2019


About Kraken Kraken is one of the largest and most successful bitcoin exchanges in the world and we're growing faster than ever. We're looki...


About 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 chart exciting new paths in a rapidly growing industry. Kraken is a diverse group of dreamers and doers, we truly believe our success depends on having both in spades. Join us and the movement to change the way the world thinks about money. Learn more about us: About the Role This role is fully remote. Our Engineering team is having a blast while delivering the most sophisticated crypto-trading platform out there. Help us continue to define and lead the industry.


  • Developing new user interface using React to educate and encourage users to secure their accounts
  • Taking ownership of security related features of the frontend
  • Building reusable React components following modern practices using React 16+
  • Translate designs, wireframes, and business requirements into high quality code
  • Optimizing components for maximum performance
  • Requirements

  • 4+ years of professional experience preferred
  • Strong proficiency in JavaScript and ES2015 - 2017 and an understanding of Javascript fundamentals.
  • Experience with RESTful and RPC based APIs
  • Experience with modern PHP and legacy PHP
  • Thorough understanding of React and its core principles preferred. Be prepared to talk about core concepts (reconciliation, context, PureComponent)
  • Experience with different React state management libraries (such as Redux, MobX, Apollo or Unstated)
  • A proven track record building projects related to user authentication and access control for major web applications
  • Familiarity with modern frontend build pipelines and tools. We love Webpack, Typescript, and Docker :)
  • Bringing applications to production and iterating. If you have an app, hackathon project, or some OSS code we would love to see it!
  • Experience in crypto industry a plus
  • Strong passion for crypto. Tell us about your experience with Bitcoin, Ethereum, or alts. What alt are you excited about?
  • We're all traders too. Be prepared to tell us what you think about current price movements (you won't need to tell us your secret trading strategies)
  • Check out all our open roles at . We're excited to see what you're made of. We're powered by people from the around the world with their own unique backgrounds and experiences. We value all Krakenites and their talents, contributions, and perspectives.

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