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Senior Frontend Engineer - React (Americas)

KrakenRemoteFull-time$100k - $240k*May 17, 2021

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About the Role

These roles are 100% remote and located anywhere in the Americas (North America, Latin America and Canada). If you are planning to work from another timezone please apply here:

As a Senior Frontend Engineer - React, you will have the opportunity to create beautiful user interfaces for just about everything our customers see. You’ll be joining a fully remote team that owns engineering, Kraken Futures, our mobile apps, and more! You will work in a collaborative, highly productive, team environment and have the autonomy to own projects from ideation to production. Are you a self-motivated, team player, who is excited by the impact of new technologies? So are we!

We look for individuals who lead with integrity and are role models for executing business initiatives with the highest degree of trust. To succeed in this role, you will need excellent technical knowledge and have great communication skills to stay aligned with global teammates.

TL/DR: If you enjoy building sleek applications that are used by millions of people everyday and are experienced with React.js, this is the role for you!


  • 3-5+ years of professional experience working with React
  • Solid understanding of the JavaScript language and its nuances, including ES6+ syntax and the TypeScript superset
  • Excellent knowledge of modern state management libraries (Flux pattern)
  • Experience with REST and Websocket based web services
  • Experience building framework and platform agnostic packages
  • Demonstrated ability to work on complex enterprise systems, or successfully deliver a greenfield product
  • Ability to understand business requirements and translate them into technical requirements

Bonus Points

  • Knowledge of XState (or similar), Web Workers, or the Actor pattern and how it can be used on the web
  • Knowledge of React Native
  • Knowledge or interest in learning Rust (we are big time Rustaceans!)
  • Passion and knowledge about cryptocurrency
  • You’re passionate about software development... it’s not just your career, it’s your hobby too
  • You’re constantly striving to learn new things and improve
  • You follow industry news, regularly tinker with new technologies, and read books and blogs to keep your skills current
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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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