Software Engineer, Backend - Platform Product Group

 Published 15 days ago
    
 United States
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Coinbase is seeking experienced backend engineers to join our team to build out the next generation of crypto-forward products and features.  You will solve unique, large scale, highly complex technical problems, bridging the constraints posed by web-scale applications and blockchain technology. You will help build the next generation of systems to make cryptocurrency accessible to everyone across the globe, operating real-time applications with high frequency, low latency updates, and managing the most secure, dockerized infrastructure running in the cloud.

The mission of the Platform Product Group engineers is to build a trusted, scalable and compliant platform to operate with speed, efficiency and quality. Our teams build and maintain the platforms critical to the existence of Coinbase. There are many teams that make up this group which include Product Foundations (i.e. Identity, Payment, Risk, Proofing & Regulatory, Finhub), Machine Learning, Customer Experience, and Infrastructure. 

What you'll be doing:

  • Decompose our monolithic Rails app into microservices
  • Articulate a long term vision for maintaining and scaling our backend systems.
  • Work with engineers, designers, product managers and senior leadership to turn our product and technical vision into a tangible roadmap every quarter.
  • Write high quality, well tested code to meet the needs of your customers

What we look for in you:

  • You have at least 2+ years of experience in software engineering.
  • You’ve designed, built, scaled and maintained production services, and know how to compose a service oriented architecture.
  • You write high quality, well tested code to meet the needs of your customers.
  • You’re passionate about building an open financial system that brings the world together.

Nice to haves:

  • You have gone through a rapid growth in your company (from startup to mid-size).
  • You’ve build growth experiments or A/B tests.
  • You have experience with Blockchains (such as Bitcoin, Ethereum etc..)
  • You have experience decomposing a large monolith into microservices.
  • You’ve worked with Golang, Ruby, Docker, Sinatra, Rails, Postgres, MongoDB or Redshift.
  • You’ve built financial, high reliability or security systems.

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