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Staff Web Engineer

dYdX

dYdX

New York, NY, USA
Posted on Friday, April 12, 2024

Staff Web Engineer

(Location: New York, NY - Hybrid)

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.

Learn more about working at 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, Facebook, Lyft, NerdWallet 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

DUTIES:

  • Help define the future technical strategy for our front-end team
  • Evolve our current architecture to allow us to deliver a highly performant trading experience for our users
  • Collaborate with backend and protocol engineers to build features that integrate seamlessly with a decentralized blockchain
  • Work together with multi-functional teams to develop the best overall product

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Previously been in a technical leadership role driving work for large groups of engineers (10+)
  • Experience delivering complex front-end products start to finish, for example migrating multiple products onto a new technology stack
  • A track record of mentoring junior and senior engineers
  • A passion for working with users, great user experience, and working with blockchains
  • Attention to detail, especially around performance, reliability and security

NICE TO HAVES:

  • You've worked on high quality products in the finance or security space
  • You have experience building open source, decentralized websites that interact with blockchains
  • You have a strong interest in decentralized finance

Salary range for this role is $230K to $305K USD (NY). Compensation subject to experience and location. Published salary bands pursuant to transparency laws, and do not include possible variable compensation such as annual merit increases, bonus eligibility, commission, or equity incentive.