Senior Frontend Engineer, Applications At Bitgo

Senior Frontend Engineer, Applications at BitGo

(Please only apply if you are currently located in North America.)
BitGo is the leader in digital asset financial services, providing institutional investors with liquidity, custody, and security solutions. In 2020, BitGo launched Prime Trading and Lending, as well as BitGo Portfolio and Tax, providing clients with a full-stack solution for digital assets. In 2018, it launched BitGo Trust Company, the first qualified custodian purpose-built for storing digital assets. BitGo processes over 20% of all global Bitcoin transactions, and supports over 250 coins and tokens. BitGo’s customer base includes the world’s largest cryptocurrency exchanges and institutional investors and spans more than 50 countries. BitGo is backed by Goldman Sachs, Craft Ventures, Digital Currency Group, DRW, Galaxy Digital Ventures, Redpoint Ventures, and Valor Equity Partners.
BitGo is looking for a Senior Software Engineer who will join our Wallet Services Engineering Team and help us build new features and applications for our enterprise clients. BitGo 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 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

Why Join BitGo?
Disrupting an industry takes vision, innovation, passion, technical chops, drive to deliver, collaboration, and execution. Join a team of great people who strive for excellence and personify our corporate values of ownership, craftsmanship, and open communication. We are looking for new colleagues who bring innovative ways of thinking and problem solving, and who want risks to be part of the team that changes the world’s financial markets.
Here are some of the benefits of working at BitGo:

Competitive base salary, bonus and stock options
100% company paid health insurance for employee, partner and dependents
Up to 4% 401k company match
Paid parental leave, Paid vacation
Free commuter/parking pass; 5 min from Caltrain
Free custom lunches, dinners and snacks
Computer equipment and workplace furniture to suit your needs
Great colleagues and inspiring startup environment
Benefits may vary based on location.

Cryptocurrencies are the most disruptive change the financial services industry has seen in years. Join us and you’ll be able to look back and say you were part of the team that transformed investing.

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