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Software Engineer - Java - CF Benchmarks Index Team

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As one of the largest and most trusted digital asset platforms globally, we are empowering people to experience the life-changing potential of crypto.

Kraken is trusted by over 8 million consumer and pro traders, institutions, and authorities worldwide. Our unique combination of products, services, and global expertise is helping tip the scales towards mass crypto adoption.

2021 was a pivotal year for the industry, and we saw our most significant growth to date. We also celebrated our 10th anniversary, doubled to 2500+ people, and brought innovative products and services to market.

Most notably, our teams enabled millions more clients to trade digital assets through our mobile app, facilitated crowd loans for new projects through Parachain Auctions, and helped our clients collectively earn rewards while securing information through Proof of Stake. Plus, an NFT offering is launching soon.

But we’re only just getting started. We are pioneers in crypto and we want you to add your value to the everyday lives of billions.

Now is not the time to sit on the sidelines. Help us bring crypto to the world.

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About Kraken

As one of the largest and most trusted
digital asset platformsglobally, we are empowering people to experience the life-changing potential of crypto. Trusted by over 8 million consumer and pro traders, institutions, and authorities worldwide – our unique combination of products, services, and global expertise is helping tip the scales towards mass crypto adoption. But we’re only just getting started. We want to be pioneers in crypto and add value to the everyday lives of billions. Now is not the time to sit on the sidelines. Join us to bring crypto to the world.

To ensure Kraken is the right fit for you, please ensure you read
Kraken Culture Explained
to find out more about us!

About the role:

We are looking for a Java Developer to join the CF Benchmarks Index Team. You will be responsible for implementing new crypto indices and for ensuring the smooth running of the CF Benchmarks platform. You should be diligent with a keen attention to detail, and a track record of seeing tasks/projects through to conclusion. The ideal candidate should have experience working as a developer within fintech for at least 2 years.

Note: This role requires the candidate to attend our London office for the first 4-6 weeks, and then a few times a year

To learn more about CF Benchmarks, please click here

What you’ll do:

    • Design and implement distributed services in Java
    • Build calculation systems based on requirements and methodologies
    • Support a 24/7 real-time distributed system as part of the wider team
    • Ensure all systems have suitable coverage with metrics and alarms

Who you are:

    • Excellent Java developer with previous experience of working with a range of frameworks
    • Previous experience working with message brokers and distributed architecture
    • Previous experience working in the financial sector
    • Ability to develop iteratively for a high throughput system
    • Highly capable of writing maintainable, simple and efficient code
    • Effective communicator, with exemplary team and organizational

Highly desirable

    • Experience working with Python, Kubernetes
    • On-chain data analytics experience
    • Financial data analytics experience
    • Experience working with exchange trade data systems

We’re powered by people from around the world with their own unique and diverse experiences. We value all Krakenites and their talents, contributions, and perspectives, regardless of their background. We encourage you to apply for roles where you don’t fully meet the listed requirements, especially if you’re passionate or knowledgable about crypto!

As an equal opportunity employer we don’t tolerate discrimination or harassment of any kind. Whether that’s based on race, ethnicity, age, gender identity, citizenship, religion, sexual orientation, disability, pregnancy, veteran status or any other protected characteristic as outlined by federal, state or local laws.

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