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Front-End Engineer (React)

  • React Native
  • API
  • CSS
  • HTML
  • UX
  • Webpack
  • JavaScript
  • Cryptocurrency
  • UI
  • Web Applications
  • Attention to Detail
  • Mentoring
  • Derivatives
  • Adaptable
  • Performance Tuning
  • LinkedIn

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Posted: 2 months ago

Roles & Responsibilities

BitMEX is the world’s leading cryptocurrency derivatives trading platform, which has pioneered cryptocurrency trading through relentless commitment to change, and continues to set benchmarks for innovation, liquidity, and security today.

As the world's most advanced peer-to-peer crypto-products trading platform and API, BitMEX gives knowledge, confidence, and precision to hundreds of thousands of traders, transacting billions of USD a day.

About Us

BitMEX was one of the first crypto exchanges for derivatives. It exists to provide institutional and professional traders with a platform that caters to their needs.

BitMEX created the Perpetual Swap, the most popular crypto trading product in history. It is the only major global exchange that continues to create new cryptocurrency derivative products, most recently, the ETH Staking Swap.

On BitMEX, users can trade cryptocurrency derivatives on a professional trading platform that provides low latency, deep liquidity and constant availability. Since 2014, no cryptocurrency has been lost through intrusion or hacking, allowing BitMEX users to trade safely in the knowledge that their funds are secure. Spot trading is also supported, as well as the purchase and conversion of cryptocurrency - BitMEX supports 45+ derivatives contracts, 11 pairs for spot trading and the ability for users to convert 30+ cryptocurrencies.

We are looking for individuals who are determined, responsible and collaborative to join BitMEX as we continue to build a thriving cryptocurrency ecosystem. We value attention to detail, speed and simplicity. As a global business operating a 24/7 exchange, we seek out those who are independent, adaptable and want to work in a work-life integrated manner..

For more information on BitMEX, company initiatives and our products, please visit the BitMEX Blog or www.bitmex.com, and follow LinkedIn, Discord, Telegram and Twitter.

Overview

As a Senior React Engineer at BitMEX, you are an engineer with experience in design and implementation of fast, real-time web applications. The BitMEX platform is written with React.JS and carefully tuned for performance. If you're right for this role, you have experience either working on a trading platform or are a user of a derivatives exchange yourself, BitMEX or a competitor, have a strong desire to work in the bitcoin space, have significant professional experience with React and a passion to grow as an engineer on this platform.

Key Responsibilities

  • Development of the BitMEX Web Frontend and React Native components
  • Work independently, cross team / cross skillset to deliver products to end users
  • New feature design and implementation, bug fixing, and performance tuning
  • Working closely with the API and Engine teams to integrate new features and unique consumer-facing products
  • Mentoring other engineers on coding practices, design philosophies, and engineering craft
  • Exploring and evaluating new stack components and architecture ideas as necessary
  • Regularly reviewing code

Requirements

  • Intimate experience with JS and JS performance characteristics
  • Experience with NodeJS, React, and Flux architecture
  • Experience with Jest, Flow, Webpack, Make, and Sass a plus
  • Experience making complex, data-driven products accessible to consumers
  • Ability to simultaneously develop several products and concepts in development
  • Familiarity with current UX trends and curiosity for new UX concepts (conversational UI, etc)
  • Experience with trading derivatives products, preferably bitcoin derivatives
  • Understanding of Bitcoin’s value proposition, willingness to be paid in bitcoin