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Senior Frontend Engineer, Cryptoassets

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Job Location
Chicago
Employment Type
Regular
Department
Cryptoassets, Technology
Targeted Start Date
Immediate

Cumberland - a DRW Company is the cryptoasset arm of DRW, established in 2014 after pursuing an early interest in cryptoassets and their underlying technologies. Today, Cumberland is a global leader in cryptoassets, uniquely positioned between the traditional financial markets and the cryptoasset ecosystem. From our offices in Chicago, London and Singapore, we provide 24-hour access to a wide array of cryptoassets while helping the crypto ecosystem evolve in a responsible, sustainable way.

As a member of this team, you will be expected to design and develop all UX/UI software and to play a critical role in the design of various inter-process APIs.  The team’s existing interfaces are written in TypeScript and JavaScript with a heavy emphasis on React.

Candidates should have strong initiative and have proven experience independently driving projects to completion.  We work from high-level requirements and programmers are expected to gain an intimate understanding of the business and work directly with traders and researchers on a daily basis.

Responsibilities:

  • Working closely with traders, researchers, and other developers to build products that help understand, visualize, and interact with large data sets in new and exciting ways
  • Developing full products, from inception to production, including identifying the business needs, user experience, backend processing, production support, and product evangelism
  • Working primarily with TypeScript, React, and JavaScript
  • Chrome browser expertise
  • Providing on-call production support as needed
  • Collaborating with traders, researchers, and software engineers within our group, as well as elsewhere within the organization

Some of the key skills are:

  • 5+ years of experience with web development (JavaScript, HTML5, WebSockets, Node.js, ReactJS, etc.)
  • 3+ years of experience with product management, feature gathering, and UX design
  • Strong working knowledge of TypeScript and React
  • Mature practices in unit testing and automated, UI driven acceptance testing
  • Experience with high availability systems
  • Experience with optimizing applications for Chrome
  • Experience developing server-side systems
  • Experience developing on Linux and a familiarity with the command line
  • Experience with DevOps or system administration to aid in deployment and load balancing is helpful but not required
  • Experience with trading systems is helpful but not required
  • Experience with implementing security systems (e.g. 2FA, encryption, etc.) is helpful but not required

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