About the Company

Gemini is a global crypto and Web3 platform founded by Tyler Winklevoss and Cameron Winklevoss in 2014. Gemini offers a wide range of crypto products and services for individuals and institutions in over 70 countries.

Crypto is about giving you greater choice, independence, and opportunity. We are here to help you on your journey. We build crypto products that are simple, elegant, and secure. Whether you are an individual or an institution, we help you buy, sell, and store your bitcoin and cryptocurrency. 

At Gemini, our mission is to unlock the next era of financial, creative, and personal freedom.

In the United States, we have a flexible hybrid work policy for employees who live within 30 miles of our office headquartered in New York City. Employees within the New York Metropolitan area are expected to work from the NYC office twice a week, unless there is a job-specific requirement to be in the office every workday. Employees outside of this area are considered part of our remote-first workforce. We believe our hybrid approach for those near our NYC office increases productivity through more in-person collaboration where possible.

The Department: Service Fundamentals (Trust & Safety)

The Role: Software Engineer

As an engineer on the Trust & Safety team at Gemini, you’ll be directly involved in building controls that prevent fraud for all users of Gemini. We are building controls that monitor customer activities for malicious behavior, illicit transactions and raise alarms in the event a transaction is suspicious. We are also focusing on creating controls to combat account takeovers and continuously monitor customers transactions for hints suspicious activity. We are a primarily backend team working in Scala. We have a strong culture of code reviews, and a focus on security, with the end goal of writing and shipping high-quality, highly scalable and available systems. We want to continue building the best product we can as we scale and grow our business. If you get excited about solving technical challenges that directly impact our customers, clients, and the rest of the Gemini team, we’d love to hear from you.

Responsibilities:

  • Develop new products and product features on the Gemini platform, as part of a tight knit team of seven to eight developers.
  • Write automated tests to ensure the operation and correctness of new product features.
  • Provide technical input and knowledge to the planning, design, and requirements process for new products and features.
  • Review other software engineers’ code for correctness, style, and information security concerns.
  • Improve the performance, maintainability, and operations of the Gemini codebase by engaging in occasional refactoring and upgrade projects.
  • Support your team’s production software by responding to an occasional alert or bug report.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • At least 2+ years of software engineering experience.
  • Proficiency with the JVM (Scala preferred).
  • The ability to adapt and handle multiple competing priorities in collaboration with peers.
  • A customer and product-focused mindset, with the ability to make well-reasoned tradeoffs between speed and quality.
  • A proven track record of working with distributed systems.
  • Familiarity writing highly observable, well monitored code.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Familiarity with AWS cloud infrastructure.
  • Interest in working with Functional Programming paradigms.
  • Prior experience working with gRPC and/or protobuf.
It Pays to Work Here
 
The compensation & benefits package for this role includes:
  • Competitive starting salary
  • A discretionary annual bonus
  • Long-term incentive in the form of a new hire equity grant
  • Comprehensive health plans
  • 401K with company matching
  • Annual Learning & Development stipend
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • Flexible time off

Salary Range: The base salary range for this role is between $120,000 - $150,000 in the State of New York, the State of California and the State of Washington. This range is not inclusive of our discretionary bonus or equity package. When determining a candidate’s compensation, we consider a number of factors including skillset, experience, job scope, and current market data.

At Gemini, we strive to build diverse teams that reflect the people we want to empower through our products, and we are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity, or Veteran status. Equal Opportunity is the Law, and Gemini is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. If you have a specific need that requires accommodation, please let a member of the People Team know.

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