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The most powerful open trading platform for crypto assets

Software Engineer - Frontend

$110k – $160k • 0.25% – 0.6%
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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.

Take our frontend coding test here. We'll reach out if it goes well!

About dYdX:

  • We've built the world's leading decentralized exchange for lending, borrowing and margin trading Ethereum based 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, Bain, 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

  • Build and enhance the web application for our decentralized exchange
  • Collaborate with designers to build elegant and responsive user interfaces
  • Collaborate with backend engineers to build and ship new features
  • Work with technologies that directly interface with the Ethereum blockchain
  • Work together with multi-functional teams to develop the best overall product

REQUIREMENTS:

  • You have a depth of technical experience and have demonstrated excellence through previous work
  • You write efficient, high quality code and are fluent in JavaScript, HTML and CSS
  • You are a fast learner who can quickly master new technologies
  • At least 1+ year(s) of experience working at a reputable tech company or startup (or minimum 2 technical internships)
  • Commercial experience using React, Redux (or similar frameworks)

NICE TO HAVES:

  • You've worked on high quality products in the finance or security space
  • You've worked with CSS preprocessors like LESS or SASS and JS bundlers like Webpack.
  • You've built sites that are responsive, accessible and performant
  • You have experience with other state management libraries
  • An interest in the DeFi and/or a general understanding of blockchain technologies
  • CS Degree or equivalent experience
Location
San Francisco
Job type
Full-time
Visa sponsorship
Not Available
Experience
2+ years

7 year exercise window

After leaving dYdX, you'll have 7 years to exercise your stock options versus the industry standard 90 days

dYdX at a glance

The most powerful open trading platform for crypto assets

dYdX focuses on Internet, Financial Services, Finance, Financial Exchanges, and Cryptocurrency. Their company has offices in San Francisco. They have a small team that's between 1-10 employees. To date, dYdX has raised $12M of funding; their latest round was closed on October 2018.

You can view their website at https://dydx.exchange/ or find them on Twitter, LinkedIn, and Product Hunt.

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