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Golang Backend Engineer

Kiln

Kiln

Software Engineering
Paris, France · Remote
Posted on Tuesday, November 28, 2023

Full time - Paris or full remote from Western EU - 55/85k€ + equity

As a Backend Engineer at Kiln, you will join our Software Team, composed of 11 engineers (Backend, Frontend, QA) split into 3 squads, to build the future of our SaaS/API-first products [https://docs.kiln.fi/v1/]. You will report to our Software Engineering Manager, and collaborate with the Product, Infrastructure and Smart-Contract teams to work on the various products that Kiln's offers.

Responsibilities:

  • Contribute to architectural decisions and technical strategy.

  • Develop and implement software features in our Golang services (data aggregators, APIs, Blockchain Transaction crafting, ...).

  • Take part in automation, test, and CI/CD processes.

  • Participate in code review, bug fixing, code maintenance.

  • Ensure that our services communicate with each other seamlessly, have minimal downtime, and recover quickly.

  • Make sure we respect any software security norms (Kiln is a SOC 2 Type 1 and Type 2 company).

  • Actively suggest continuous improvement of Kiln's platform and engineering practices.

  • Communicate with other Kiln teams to help them understand the Software roadmap and technical challenges.

Stack:

  • Software: Go, TypeScript, PostgreSQL, REST API…

  • Smart-contract: Solidity, Foundry

  • Infrastructure: AWS, Kubernetes

Requirements:

  • +3 years of experience as Software Engineer (Backend), designing, building, and deploying user-facing, infrastructure-related, and/or API-based products.

  • +1 year of Golang programming — professional experience in a production environment.

  • Familiar with container/orchestrator technologies (Docker/Kubernetes), and Continuous Integration.

  • Ability to ship opinionated architectural choices and code, and to share software best practices.

  • Fluent (written and spoken) in both French and English.

Nice-to-haves:

  • Previous experience working within a certified environment (SOC2, ISO 27001, PCI DSS, HIPAA...)

  • Genuine interest in Web3, blockchain, cryptocurrency and smart contracts - check our Tech Blog [https://www.kiln.fi/blog] and Open-Source Contribution [https://www.kiln.fi/open-source]

About Kiln:

Kiln is the leading enterprise-grade staking platform, enabling institutional customers to stake assets, and to whitelabel staking functionality into their offering. Our platform is API-first and enables fully automated validators, rewards, and data and commission management.

With over $7+ billion crypto assets being programmatically staked, Kiln has a particularly strong track record on Ethereum as we run over 4.3% of the network; this includes 40,000+ validators with 0 slashing events.

The team is made up of over 60 ecosystem enthusiasts formerly at Google, Circle, Ledger, Chainalysis, and other leading technology and cryptocurrency companies.

Join Kiln and help us make the web more secure, stable, decentralized, and fair!

How Kiln will support you:

  • A fast-paced, no bureaucratic work environment

  • Equity Share Options in the business: if Kiln succeeds, we all succeed!

  • Competitive Salary

  • Unlimited holiday

  • Flexible remote working

  • Choose your IT equipment

  • Internet connection paid up to €50/month

  • Significant personal development and tech conf budget

Your interview process:

  1. Recruiter Interview (45 min)

  2. Take-home test (< 2 hours)

  3. Technical Interview (90 min)

  4. Core Values Interview (45 min)

  5. Founders Interview (30 min)

  6. Offer!

Please note that we are not sponsoring visas for persons without work authorization in the UK or the EU. This role is specifically for employees (no B2B or contractors) based in France, the UK, Italy, Spain, Portugal & Netherlands. Thank you!