Backend JS engineer at Hummingbot () (allows remote)

Backend JS engineer at Hummingbot () (allows remote)


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Created: 2021-04-08 05:00:46

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Interested in working on a cutting-edge open source project, involving high-frequency trading / blockchain / crypto / data engineering? Are you passionate about enabling developers?

We are looking for an experienced backend Javascript engineer who will apply his/her experience and industry best practices to lead the development of Hummingbot Gateway, a core component of the open-source Hummingbot algorithmic trading software.

What you'll be doing:

  • Designing a technical architecture that is scalable, secure, and developer-friendly
  • Creating algorithmic trading strategies and risk management features
  • Integrating Hummingbot with SDKs and APIs from different types of crypto exchanges and protocols
  • Mentoring junior developers and teaching them Javascript development best practices
  • Joining the core team and making a significant impact in a fast-growing, VC-backed crypto/blockchain startup

You're a great fit if you have / are:

  • 5+ years experience with backend Javascript development: NodeJS, Express, ES6, etc
  • API design for extensibility and developer experience
  • Some fluency with Python
  • Experience contributing to or working for open source projects
  • Knowledge in common unit testing frameworks like pytest and nosetests
  • Familiarity with Ethereum or other blockchain protocols
  • A high bar for code quality and craftsmanship
  • Working knowledge of agile (scrum) software development methodologies
  • Good communication skills and fluent in both written and spoken English

Perks at Hummingbot:

  • Become a core member of an experienced Silicon Valley-based team that is well-connected in crypto, blockchain and machine learning
  • Join a remote-first, engineering-driven team with 30+ team members across 6 continents (applicants from Antarctica welcome and encouraged to apply!)
  • Competitive salaries
  • Work hard, have fun culture
  • International travel for conferences, team meet-ups/retreats
  • Work schedule flexibility; unlimited vacation policy