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Performance Engineer - Trading Technology

KrakenRemoteFull-time$90k - $230k*May 17, 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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This is a fully remote role. We will consider applicants based in North America and Europe. 

About the role.
This opening is for an experienced Performance Engineer who will identify and build performance benchmarks and requirements to harnesses for backend trading components, including the matching engine, market data gateways, internal and external APIs, and other backend trading services.  The candidate should combine software engineering skill, testing/QA knowledge, and infrastructure/systems knowledge to build everything from the test harnesses, Docker images and CI pipeline scripts, to the automated tests themselves. Daily work includes requirements and specification analysis, writing and pushing test code, and reporting of defects discovered, testing progress, and remaining release risks.



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