Senior Bitcoin Engineer

River Financial

United States Remote

Full Time


Sep 24

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At River Financial we have made a commitment to building financial solutions that power a radically more transparent and efficient global economic system made possible by Bitcoin. To that end, we have built leading Bitcoin brokerage and custody products to keep our clients ahead of the curve. We now aim to bring to the world premier Bitcoin banking solutions that offer a full array of financial services for our clients. We are looking for people to help build the future of the Bitcoin economy at River Financial. 

When hiring, we look for candidates who demonstrate the ability to think clearly, communicate effectively, and get things done. We value people who are able to think and build for the future without forgetting the lessons of the past. 

We are looking for a senior candidate who is comfortable across the entire web stack and has experience building and maintaining production systems at scale. This person will be building features that our clients use every day. Example projects might include: leading the development of a new financial service or account type, building novel performance reporting features, implementing Yubikey authentication, or building account security tooling to help keep our clients safe. Our web stack consists primarily of Elixir and JavaScript. We rely on Postgres for data storage and RabbitMQ for communication with our Bitcoin backend, written in Go.

What you will be doing

  • Architect and develop new features and products that are powering our web applications and API
  • Work closely with product management to plan and scope new projects and initiatives
  • Write high-quality, tested code
  • Participate in code-reviews
  • Help shape the culture of the engineering organization for years to come
  • Mentor junior engineers

What we look for in you

  • 5+ years of experience in software engineering
  • You have designed, built and maintained production services at scale and understand how to build reliable systems
  • You write high-quality, reliable code and take ownership of systems you work on
  • You have experience developing solutions to ambiguous problems
  • You're excited about what we are building at River
  • You have a solid understanding of web security fundamentals

Nice to haves

  • Fintech experience
  • You have worked with Elixir, Kubernetes, Postgres
  • You have worked at a rapidly scaling company
  • Interest in Bitcoin
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