Senior Financial Developer - Python at MakerDAO

North America, United Kingdom, Europe, Remote · Full Time
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Job Description

Location: North America, UK or Continental Europe

Maker is a smart contract platform on Ethereum that backs and stabilizes the value of the Dai stablecoin through a dynamic system of Collateralized Debt Positions (CDPs), autonomous feedback mechanisms, and appropriately incentivized external actors. It is a decentralized infrastructure without a central operator. It is one of the oldest Ethereum projects with very experienced technical team of blockchain developers. We believe in a future that leverages the power of decentralization for trustless transactions. With Maker, we are carrying out our vision of creating a decentralized stablecoin that will unlock unique benefits of a complete financial ecosystem on the blockchain, and democratize financial inclusion.

We form our teams around availability of talent into co-located or distributed agile teams. For this position we are looking for a person that can work as member of a team. We have offices in Copenhagen, Warsaw, London, Buenos Aires, San Francisco and New York but it is also possible to work remotely in this position.

Role requirements and responsibilities:

Able to work in a fast paced, dynamic environment with little supervision.

Self-motivated and able to take the initiative to work closely with stakeholders.

Ability to interact with off-shore development (opportunity for flexible schedule will be provided)

Direct the requirements development for applying technology to satisfy business needs.

Elicit functional requirements using business requirement document, interviews, requirements workshops, business process descriptions, use cases, scenarios, business analysis, tasks and workflow analysis.

Critically evaluate information gathered from multiple sources, reconcile conflicts and decompose high-level information into details

Troubleshoot, in an organized fashion, by breaking down issues into components in order to solve the problem

Job Qualifications:

BSc or MSc in Computer Science or equivalent

Mastery of Python (at least 5 years) in a live environment

Ability to design and implement highly optimized, scalable code.

Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

Experience in distributed and/or highly concurrent systems is a plus.

Experience in low-latency systems and/or high transaction environments is a plus.

Database knowledge, SQL and NoSQL (mainly RethinkDB)

REST APIs knowledge (exposing and consuming), Tornado Web Server
Websockets knowledge

Advanced understanding and prior experience with Git (GitHub), CI - Travis, and Docker

Solid unit and integration testing culture, Testing frameworks (Tavern)

Nice to Have :

Being able to write into Exchanges (ie cme, Ice) API’s. Also experience using Fix Protocol with exchanges like CME, ICE.

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What We're Building

Dai is a cryptocurrency that is price stabilized against the value of the U.S. Dollar. Dai is created by the Dai Stablecoin System, a decentralized platform that runs on the Ethereum blockchain.

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