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 400 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 Team Lead 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.

This role can be worked remotely so long as your home base is metro San Francisco, Palo Alto, NYC, Austin, Seattle or Toronto, Canada.

Responsibilities:

  • Be a hands-on leader who spends 50% of the time contributing to development efforts and 50% to planning and processes
  • Integrate with various blockchains to add support for new coins within BitGo’s wallet platform
  • Partner with the Wallet Services team manager to map out team priorities and schedules
  • 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. 

Required

  • Experience leading an agile engineering team
  • At least 5 years of back-end, server-side software development
  • Strong experience in microservices architecture
  • Strong experience with Javascript (Node.JS) or Java
  • Well versed with 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

Preferred

  • 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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