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Principal Software Engineer (FinTech/Cryptocurrency)

Principal Software Engineer (FinTech/Cryptocurrency) Our client is an American-based company that is expanding globally by being one of the first movers to bring crypt

Principal Software Engineer (FinTech/Cryptocurrency)

Our client is an American-based company that is expanding globally by being one of the first movers to bring cryptocurrency to Africa and the Middle East at large. Their mission is to make cryptocurrency/blockchain and other FinTech services more accessible, and affordable, than ever before. Our client’s vision strives to form a committed team of forward-thinkers who collectively create a supportive, welcoming and highly innovative environment for all.

Job Type: Remote | Full-time

+7 years of work experience as a Software Engineer/Developer Experience as a technical engineer Strong experience working in AWS or other similar cloud architecture (Google Cloud/Azure) In-depth experience with Node.js, possessing a broad knowledge of JavaScript in general and Node.js internals Strong experience in Serverless Framework You have experience driving technical projects, prioritising work, identifying dependencies, facilitating technical decisions and cross-functional team discussions. You’re experienced in designing and implementing application architectures and code that are highly scalable, available, maintainable, and performant. You can work independently while also putting an emphasis on the mentorship of those around you. You’re comfortable collaborating closely with products, stakeholders and sponsors, providing estimates or product ideas that will influence your team’s roadmap. You’re a thoughtful communicator—some teams are partially or fully distributed so effective written communication is key. State Machine and Step Function experience advantageous Responsibilities Set technical direction and own the architecture and implementation of features Provide guidance and assistance in helping knock down walls and a clear path towards work completion Lead the backend competency members in the implementation of new and existing features Provide clear and concise communication regarding feature development statuses to the team and stakeholders Plan, supervise and manage releases for the work the team are performing Empower team members – including other developers as well as Technical Support – through technical mentoring, contributions to the team’s documentation, libraries, and providing automation for manual tasks where appropriate Define and adhere to internal coding standards, development processes, and design best practices Ensure quality by performing thorough testing and leveraging peer reviews for your work and the work of cross-functional teams Help scope, estimate, and prioritise work Embrace and demonstrate our values: humility, creativity, and independence Write and maintain clean, maintainable, and well-tested code for the future (and present) of the company’s platform Do we spark your interest? Then send us your CV today! We are looking forward to hearing from you! ——- Blackpen Recruitment is a global recruitment agency that targets European, African and American Markets with headquarters based in Malta and Cape Town. Blackpen specialises in FinTech, Cryptocurrency, Startup and iGaming Recruitment.

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