Senior Backend Specialist (100% remote)
RemoteLondon, England, United KingdomEngineering
Tether, the founder of the first, largest, and most widely used stablecoin USD₮, is rapidly expanding into a wide range of sectors, including secure and unstoppable communication technologies, energy production, mining, and further fintech infrastructure. All of these themes share and are deeply rooted in the principles of Bitcoin, which include decentralization, resilience, openness, freedom, security, and scalability.
Tether stablecoins are used to power a wide variety of enterprises, including exchanges, wallets, payment processors, and financial services, by facilitating the use of reserve-backed tokens across blockchain networks. Tether stablecoins offer a global, secure, and instant means of storing, transmitting, and receiving digital tokens at a fraction of the cost of alternative traditional financial solutions. Unwavering transparency is of paramount importance and central to Tether's foundational principles.
Our dynamic team operates entirely remotely, uniting talent from every corner of the globe. Our journey has been marked by rapid growth and efficient operations, firmly establishing us as pioneers within the industry.
If you possess a passion for venturing into uncharted territory and believe in your ability to conquer even the most formidable challenges, we eagerly invite you to engage with us. Join our mission, and together, let's lay the groundwork for a decentralized future that reshapes industries far beyond the realm of stablecoins.
As a Senior Backend Developer, you will be a part of the team that works on the development of Tether backend components
New Products and Features - Tether continuously strives to create innovative new features in order to provide the most professional trading experience for customers. These are developed and deployed using agile methodologies, to ensure the user experience remains the best in the industry.
Scalability - all backend services that power Tether must remain effortlessly smooth, responsive, and real-time for customers as the platform continues to scale to accommodate new user growth.
Security - Security is the most important feature. The Backend Development team is responsible for building all the services and core processes with the highest security principles and standard, in order to protect the safety of the entire user base.
Familiar with microservices architecture
Have actively participated in the development of a complex platform
Familiar with Peer-to-Peer technologies
Good experience in interacting with databases (MySQL, MongoDB)
Ability to quickly learn new technologies
Good understanding of security practices
- Extreme experience in:
-Data structures (binary trees, linked lists, graphs)
-Distributed applications: distributed hash tables
-Programming networking stacks: UDP/TCP libraries, crafting data packets.
Nice to have
Experience with blockchain integration
Comfortable with high-availability concepts
Ruby, Rust or C++ skills are a plus
Other technologies of interest: Message queues (Redis), Caches and Job Queues