Senior Backend Engineer, Consumer Core

About the Core Product Team:

We’re committed to building the easiest way for people around the world to make cryptocurrency investments. This is where you come in.
You are excited about working on a completely cross functional team oriented around areas of the product. You want to help lay the foundation that a world-class team is built on. You enjoy collaboration and have experience weighing trade-offs to come to the best solution as a group. You want to be in an environment that is growing quickly and are somebody who is constantly learning and evolving.

What we look for in you:
  • You have at least 5 years of experience in software engineering.
  • You’ve designed, built, scaled and maintained production services, and know how to compose a service oriented architecture.
  • You write high quality, well tested code to meet the needs of your customers.
  • You’re comfortable operating in a dynamic, self-directed environment
  • You’re passionate about building an open financial system that brings the world together.
Nice to Haves:
  • You also know how to, or want to, develop on Ruby on Rails.
  • You have experience decomposing a large monolith into microservices.
  • You’ve worked with Ruby, Rails, Golang, Docker, Postgres, and/or MongoDB
  • You’ve built financial, high reliability or security systems.
What you’ll be doing:
  • Design improvements to our existing product by thinking from first principles and focusing on our customer’s needs.
  • Turn design ideas into features that scale to millions of users by working closely with engineers on client and backend teams.
  • Take pride in quality – test, track, and monitor features that you ship to our customers and proactively fix issues that crop up.
  • Work with engineers, product managers, designers, and senior leadership to turn our vision into a tangible roadmap every quarter.
  • Add positive energy in every meeting or interaction with your coworkers – it’s one of the things that makes Coinbase an extraordinary place to work at.


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