Senior Software Engineer at Paxful

713 days ago
✅ 7 applications

About the Job

About Paxful

Paxful is the people-powered marketplace for money transfers with anyone, anywhere, at any time. Imagine a world where everyone has equal access to finance, no matter who they are, or where they’re from. We're building it. Our mission is to empower the forgotten four billion unbanked, so they have control of their money in a way they've never had before.

Working across three offices in different time zones, the Paxful team serves our amazing community of 4 million strong. We build for people, not profits, and consider ourselves to be everyday heroes who don’t wear capes or masks. That’s why we launched Built with Bitcoin, a charitable initiative that aims to build 100 schools, water facilities, and entrepreneurial incubators in emerging markets all over the world. We want to show that bitcoin can have a positive impact and make real changes in the lives of people everywhere.

Working alongside our Associate​ ​Director of Engineering, the Backend Engineer will be charged with developing and engineering the latest components and features of our platform. Paxful’s team embraces customer focus, tenacious problem-solving, collaboration, and the Backend Engineer will contribute to this culture while pushing us to innovate and do our best work.

What You’ll Do

- Implement the essential components for our exchange platform such as matching engine, orderbook, matching optimization and other microservices
- Work with DevOps on all cycles for exchange platform’s CI/CD pipeline from staging, testing and production
- Collaborate with PMs on specific product specs and daily to-dos
- Implement blockchain integrations with several selected mainnet for the exchange platform
- Discuss and contribute to other financial service projects

Who You Are

- Curious about how things work and motivated to improve them.
- Ownership mentality. You can take or find a problem, prepare a solution and make it happen.
- Teamwork is critical to the success of our engineering team

What We’re Looking For

- Minimum 4+ years of full-time hands-on experience on combination of Golang and Python (or Java) development
- Minimum 1 year of hands on experience working within a newer DevOps stack  such as cloud native, kubernetes, docker, microservices
- Understanding Operating System, Computer Architecture, OS level optimization, DB optimization and modern (web service) system architecture
- REST and backend API development experience, having knowledge on JS/Frontend basics
- Experience with at least one of the following databases: MySQL, RDS, or PostgreSQL in production systems

What We Offer

- Comprehensive insurance plans, commuter benefits, flexible spending account, and 401(k) with 4% company matching
- Flexible working hours and generous paid time off
- Gym membership, massage, chiropractor, or other reimbursements (personal training, dance classes, etc.)
- Learning and development reimbursement (including online courses, certifications, conferences, seminars, etc.)
- One day a year to volunteer and serve your community
- Parental leave, including a one-time bonus to support a newborn, adoption, or foster placement
- Paxful's COVID response: remote work, company-wide online events and weekly meal credits

Please apply here:


Golang, Python, Java


Based on level and experience + Equity

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