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Engineering Manager - Crypto Custody

KrakenFull-time$110k - $270k*Remote; United StatesSep 12, 2022

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As one of the largest and most trusted digital asset platforms globally, we are empowering people to experience the life-changing potential of crypto. Trusted by over 8 million consumer and pro traders, institutions, and authorities worldwide - our unique combination of products, services, and global expertise is helping tip the scales towards mass crypto adoption. But we’re only just getting started. We want to be pioneers in crypto and add value to the everyday lives of billions. Now is not the time to sit on the sidelines. Join us to bring crypto to the world.

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Kraken is looking for an experienced engineering manager to build and lead currency integration within the Custody engineering team. This is an opportunity to build a team of world class engineers who are deeply passionate about cryptocurrencies, security, and amazing user experiences. The Custody Engineering team is tasked with evaluating the integration of cryptocurrencies from start through finish. We’re a diverse group of engineers that are dedicated to making crypto available and accessible to the world and enabling people from all walks of life to use cryptocurrency networks. The Kraken experience needs to be ambitious, simple, and user-centered; come and help us make that happen!

To be successful in this role, you need to be a strong people manager; great at giving and receiving feedback, fostering new ideas, and empowering others in a remote environment. You’re able to quickly ship new products and features by giving your teams the freedom and discipline to develop the best possible solutions.


  • 5+ years leading engineering teams
  • 2+ years of experience managing remote teams
  • Experience with C, C++, Go, Java or ideally Rust
  • You’re interested or engaged in the low level functions of cryptocurrencies
  • You are interested in blockchain technologies and open to the potential it has to positively transform our world
  • You are passionate about software engineering, improving processes, and driving change
  • You have interacted with multiple chains (personal or professional projects)

Preferred Qualifications

  • Writing low level hardware code
  • Experience working in crypto/ blockchain technology
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We’re powered by people from around the world with their own unique and diverse experiences. We value all Krakenites and their talents, contributions, and perspectives, regardless of their background. We encourage you to apply for roles where you don't fully meet the listed requirements, especially if you're passionate or knowledgable about crypto!

As an equal opportunity employer we don’t tolerate discrimination or harassment of any kind. Whether that’s based on race, ethnicity, age, gender identity, citizenship, religion, sexual orientation, disability, pregnancy, veteran status or any other protected characteristic as outlined by federal, state or local laws. 

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