Bitcoin Python Developer

  • Mar 14, 2019
Full time Engineering & Development

Job Description

Bitcoin Python Developer

Backend – Anywhere

OVERVIEW

Xapo is a global financial technology company built on bitcoin & blockchain with a mission to enable anyone, anywhere to take control of their money.

Founded in 2013 by International Entrepreneur Wences Casares (CEO) & Federico Murrone (COO), Xapo has made an unparalleled investment in security infrastructure, assembled a renowned advisory board, recruited a world class team, and raised $40M from top venture capital firms in Silicon Valley & the world.

Are you a self-starter who shares our passion for harnessing cutting-edge technologies to impact the lives of people globally? Do you dream of growing your career at a tech startup, while not sacrificing your work-life balance? Do you wish for a job that allows you to work from home, or anywhere else in the world that you need or want to be? Are you searching for a company that appreciates your individuality, and recognizes that we all have personal and family obligations outside of work? If so, Xapo may be the place for you!

Xapo employs a global, remote workforce in over fifty countries. We hire great people – and in exchange we offer autonomy, flexibility, meaningful work, a collaborative team environment, and top tier compensation. Do the best work of your career at Xapo – and still have the time to enjoy all of life’s special moments!

We are seeking a Senior Python Developer to join our global team. This full-time position is planned to be remote, meaning you can work from anywhere!

RESPONSIBILITIES

As a Senior Python Developer, you will work with a highly specialized, multidisciplinary team that handles the complete development lifecycle of a product, from envisioning to production deployment.

Your responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:

  • Building high-quality software components that fulfill defined functional specifications and fit within architectural designs.
  • Working autonomously, following a defined plan and achieving goals according to schedule.
  • Participating in the design, testing, and deployment of your code.

REQUIREMENTS

  • 7+ years’ experience in software development.
  • Experience programming Bitcoin Blockchain.
  • Good understanding of how transactions and blocks work
  • Experience with bitcoind RPC interface
  • Experience creating transactions, selecting utxos and calculating fees.
  • Experience with multisig, hd wallets and segwit.
  • Knowledge of Liquid’s sidechain is a nice to have.
  • Backend development.
  • Excellent proven Python development skills.
  • Good development skills for MySql.
  • Flask, uwsgi and NGINX, experience.
  • REST API building and consuming experience.
  • Platform and libraries;
  • Feel comfortable using Linux, Docker, Flask, uWSGI, and NGINX.
  • Experience using Git, Stash, Jira.
  • Capable of documenting and diagramming functional flows and architectures.
  • Experience with other major development language and frameworks like, C, C++, Java or .NET, Node.js is desirable.
  • Self-motivated, with initiative and enthusiasm, willing to work hard within a remote team.
  • Experience working by plan and objectives in autonomous mode.
  • Good communication skills and remote teamwork experience.
  • Strong communication skills in English is a must. Spanish is a nice to have.
  • Experience within Fintech would be ideal.

WHY WORK FOR XAPO?

  • Attractive compensation.
  • Work remotely from anywhere in the world.
  • Collaborate, learn, and grow with a diverse, global team.
  • Achieve balance with our autonomous work culture and flexible hours.

Xapo is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We believe a team that represents a variety of backgrounds and perspectives is critical to our success as a global company. A diverse, inclusive workplace enables us to create products that best serve our customers all around the world. It is the foundation of Xapo.

We strongly encourage applications from women & minorities.

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