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Paxos // blockchain-powered trust
Engineering, Full Time    New York City    Posted: Thursday, August 29, 2019
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Since its founding in 2012, Paxos has sought to enable the movement of assets at the speed of the internet. Paxos is building a future where all assets--from money to commodities to securities--will be digitized & move instantaneously, 24/7. Settlement risk will cease to exist, so trillions of dollars of trapped capital can go to work in a global, frictionless economy. By seeking the highest forms of regulation & compliance, Paxos has distinguished itself within the blockchain industry & earned the trust of discerning institutional & individual investors.

Our Products include:

  • Paxos Standard (PAX) is a digital dollar & the worlds first regulated crypto asset. This stablecoin offers a liquid, digital alternative to cash that is available 24/7 for instantaneous transaction settlement around the world. Launched in September 2018, it is the most traded USD-backed stablecoin.
  • itBit is a crypto-asset exchange. We also offer related trading services including escrow, custody & OTC trading.
  • Post-Trade: Our Post-Trade team works on a broad suite of products to simplify post-trade confirmations for precious metals, other commodities & FX markets. The team launched Paxos Confirmation Service in late 2018 & has already confirmed well over 100,000 trades with aggregate notional values in the hundreds of billions of dollars.

We are looking for a Senior Front-End Engineer to join our rapidly growing FinTech company. This is the opportunity to be part of a fast-paced, small, & flat organization responsible for developing our exciting cutting-edge products from design to production, as well as overseeing multiple projects from end-to-end. If youre looking for an opportunity to directly see your work impact the business & our clients on a global scale, then this is a great role for you!

Who You Are:

  • You know great UX/UI paradigms & are comfortable working with front-end technologies such as Typescript / React / MobX - CSS/HTML
  • You demonstrate a solid understanding of core engineering concepts. Solid understanding of Data Structures & Algorithms
  • You are able to understand & articulate the design & architecture of the entire system
  • You embody our culture & values
  • You feel comfortable working in a tech-driven environment with the ability to coordinate across several stakeholder groups (Engineering, Operations, Marketing, HR, etc.)

What Youll Do:

  • You will take ownership of the front-end stack, become the driving force behind this & lead feature-development
  • You will produce a work output by taking a complex user story, breaking it down into sub-tasks, & completing the sub-tasks with relative ease own design, coding, testing all the way through deployment of each of those sub-tasks
  • You will strike the right balance between fixing the problem at hand & focusing on finding the root cause of problem. For example, if its a production issue the priority is to fix the immediate problem & collect all the data necessary for root cause analysis. In a non-production environment, the focus should be on finding the root cause & fixing it the right way to make sure the problem doesnt occur again.
  • You will be actively involved with & mentor junior engineers doing code reviews resulting in up leveling the skill sets for the entire team

What We Offer:

  • Competitive salaries & flexible work life balance
  • Equity share in a growing business
  • Unlimited PTO
  • A full slate of benefits coverage including: medical, dental, vision, & pre-tax commuter benefits, gym reimbursements
  • A kitchen fully stocked with snacks & beverages
  • A fun, vibrant office environment in Flatiron with a smart & passionate team doing incredible things to modernize Finance.
Paxos is an equal opportunity employer. It does not discriminate on the basis of sex, age, color, race, religion, marital status, national origin, ancestry, sexual orientation, physical & mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, veteran status or any other basis protected by federal, state or local law.
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