At dYdX you'll have an opportunity to build state-of-the-art decentralized technology that will redefine global financial markets. By joining us at this early stage you will make fundamental decisions that will shape the course of dYdX. We prefer passionate quick learners with a history of excellence at top companies and/or universities.

Take our coding challenge here. We'll reach out if it's a good fit! 

About dYdX:

  • We’ve built the world’s leading decentralized exchange for advanced trading of crypto assets
  • dYdX is founded by an ex-Coinbase, ex-Uber engineer, with a Princeton CS background. Our team has previous experience at Google, Bloomberg, Amazon, Bain, NerdWallet, Facebook, Lyft and other top companies
  • We're a world-class team with top backers and advisors, including Andreessen Horowitz, Polychain Capital, Brian Armstrong, Fred Ehrsam, Naval Ravikant, Elad Gil and more

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Write low latency financial software that will process millions of dollars a day worth of trading volume, including order book matching engines, trading algorithms, API endpoints for placing / canceling / retrieving orders
  • Integrate directly with the Ethereum blockchain to efficiently process and store on-chain information
  • Build high performance REST & WebSocket APIs to power our frontend app as well as programmatic traders
  • Write open source TypeScript & Python clients that allow users to interact directly with our on-chain smart contracts

REQUIREMENTS:

  • 5+ years experience working as a full-time developer
  • You write secure, efficient, high quality code and have a good understanding of CS fundamentals
  • You have experience with or are open to learning JavaScript, TypeScript, Node.js, PostgreSQL, Redis, Kafka, Express, WebSockets, Docker
  • You are a fast learner who can quickly master new technologies

NICE TO HAVES:

  • You've worked on high quality products in the finance or security space
  • Interest in fullstack development. Experience building Web Services, SQL, CSS, React, Redux
  • You have an strong interest in decentralized finance
  • CS Degree or equivalent experience

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