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. 

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, Lyft, NerdWallet, Facebook 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:

  • Lead our strong, passionate backend engineering team to ship new features, scale the platform, and architect & build novel decentralized protocols
  • Work directly with the founder to determine and execute on top level engineering priorities
  • Work with internal teams to ensure that solutions built satisfy requirements and maintain a high bar for quality
  • Participate in code and architecture reviews of major projects
  • Mentor and guide engineers in career growth and day-to-day duties
  • Aid in recruiting and retaining great engineering talent

REQUIREMENTS:

  • 2+ years of experience leading engineering teams
  • 6+ years of experience in software development roles
  • Excellent at communicating with both engineers and others across disciplines
  • Able to write readable, reusable, and performant code
  • Adept at prioritizing and organizing tasks
  • A leader who is excited to work for a fast-paced startup
  • High-level understanding of product and technical concepts
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

NICE TO HAVE:

  • Interest in Crypto and or Blockchain technologies
  • Interest in FinTech

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