Solutions Engineer

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dYdX
  • Post Date: March 28, 2022
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Job Overview

At dYdX Trading, you will 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.

Our team is looking for fast-moving engineers with an entrepreneurial mindset. As a dYdX Solutions Engineer, you will grow companies by working with partner businesses to realize the full potential of trading cryptocurrency derivatives on dYdX. You will be the technical CTO advisor to our partners, help them with integrations and debugging, and write scalable production-grade code in collaboration with other teams.

dYdX’s Solutions Engineering team is composed of creative problem solvers and strategic software engineers who collaborate with clients to understand their challenges and architect solutions. We are at the cross function of business and engineering helping dYdX’s partners succeed and reach their business goals. This candidate candidate can be based anywhere and will be working remotely.

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, Three Arrows Capital, Paradigm, DeFiance Capital, Brian Armstrong, Fred Ehrsam, Naval Ravikant, Elad Gil and more

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Be the technical advisor to dYdX partners (trading firms, market makers, hedge funds, wallets, custodians, exchanges, web3 apps) for their integrations and build outs
  • Understand the trading workflows and technical needs of the market makers and institutional trading firms active on dYdX
  • Develop a deep understanding of the dYdX API and triage partner questions and asks knowledgeably and comprehensively as the first line of support
  • Work with dYdX’s product engineering teams to improve existing features and help build new ones
  • Escalate issues that need back-end engineering support (while minimizing escalations)
  • Provide ongoing summary reports summarizing issues, escalations, and status for each institutional firm
  • Independently identify stakeholders and align cross functional partners towards completion of project goals
  • Independently break down coding projects into tasks and partner with all applicable teams and partners
  • Ship and launch production level code with an emphasis on long-term maintainability, in partnership with all appropriate reviewers, in manageable pieces with relevant documentation and test plans
  • Conduct code reviews and provide constructive feedback while quickly actioning feedback from code reviews conducted of your code
  • Build and foster relationships with internal and/or external stakeholders
  • Influence decision-making through presentation of data-centric business topics
  • Serve as a subject matter expert within dYdX and provide consultation on domain-level projects
  • Participate in interviewing and onboarding of new team members

Minimum Qualifications

  • 4+ years of experience shipping production quality code
  • Experience communicating technical concepts to non-technical audiences
  • B.S. or M.S. in Computer Science or equivalent degree or experience
  • Fluency in English is required
  • Desire and passion to go deep in crypto and DeFi

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience contributing to open source projects, shared code repositories, and/or personal projects
  • Experience with contributing to the development community (blogs, Stack Overflow, Quora, slack, etc.)
  • Experience working in highly collaborative environments
  • Experience with financial markets and/or algorithmic trading
Job Detail
  • Offered Salary$95,000 - $135,000
  • Career LevelManager
  • Experience5 Years
  • INDUSTRYManagement
  • QualificationBachelor Degree
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