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Senior Software Engineer, Blockchain (Python)



Software Engineering
Vienna, Austria
Posted on Saturday, July 6, 2024

Who we are

We simplify wealth creation. Founded in 2014 in Vienna, Austria by Eric Demuth, Paul Klanschek and Christian Trummer, we’re here to help people trust themselves enough to build their financial freedom — for now and the future. Our user-friendly, trade-everything platform empowers both first-time investors and seasoned experts to invest in the cryptocurrencies, crypto indices, stocks*, precious metals and commodities* they want — with any sized budget, 24/7. Our global team works across different cultures and time zones, bringing our products to more than 4 million customers, making us one of Europe’s safest and most secure platforms that powers modern investing.

Headquartered in Austria but operating across Europe, our products are built by fast-moving, talented, “roll-up-your-sleeves-and-make-it-happen” kind of people. It’s these diverse perspectives and innovative minds operating as ONE TEAM that keep Bitpanda at the cutting edge of our industry. So if you’re someone who thinks big, moves fast and wants to make an impact right from day one, then get ready to join our industry-changing team. Let’s go!

Your mission

Sitting at the heart of Bitpanda's crypto offering, our Blockchain team takes care of the seamless integration of crypto currencies into our brokerage and white label solution. With over 25 million end users, you’ll be ensuring that everyone can easily deposit, withdraw and swap their crypto assets to generate their own wealth.

What you’ll do

  • Work directly on integrating and maintaining Cryptonodes and services that interact with various parts of the Crypto ecosystem.
  • Develop clean, scalable and maintainable solutions for high performance backend systems with event driven architecture hosted on AWS with Kafka.
  • Research, learn and apply new best engineering practices, hot new tools and more using data and metrics for informed decision-making and continuous improvement.
  • Join a team of highly skilled and eager engineers to collaborate with and hone your skills.

Who you are

  • You have strong python and RestAPI knowledge built up in product based companies. For example a good understanding of type hints and annotations and how to use these features to improve code quality, readability, and maintainability
  • Experience with using relational or NoSQL databases (e.g. PostgreSQL, MySQL, DynamoDB), high level knowledge on API design and various methods of network communication
  • You are enthusiastic about the cryptocurrency industry and technology, have a good understanding of how popular blockchain networks work
  • Solid understanding of event driven systems design, like event streams, message brokers (e.g. Apache Kafka, RabbitMQ)
  • Familiarity with any of the following are huge bonus points: AWS Services, trading/markets, DevOps infrastructure, Infrastructure-as-Code, AI, smart contracts, Cryptonodes, Web3

What’s in it for you

  • Hybrid-working model with 60-Work From Anywhere days
  • Total compensation package including participation in our Bitpanda stock option plan
  • Competitive benefits programs and policies shaped by our flexibility-first philosophy
  • Exclusive premiums when trading on Bitpanda
  • Company-wide and team events — both in-person and virtually!
  • Bitpanda swag to keep you living the brand

And, above all, the opportunity to learn and grow as part of Bitpanda’s incredible journey towards being Europe’s future #1 investment platform.

Bitpanda is committed to fostering a fair and equal environment based on trust and mutual respect. We believe that a diverse and inclusive workplace is paramount to our success and we are committed to building a team that represents a wide variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills.