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Software Development Engineer in Test



Software Engineering
Posted on Tuesday, April 23, 2024

Building the Future of Crypto

Our Krakenites are a world-class team with crypto conviction, united by our desire to discover and unlock the potential of crypto and blockchain technology.

What makes us different?

Kraken is a mission-focused company rooted in crypto values. As a Krakenite, you’ll join us on our mission to accelerate the global adoption of crypto, so that everyone can achieve financial freedom and inclusion. For over a decade, Kraken’s focus on our mission and crypto ethos has attracted many of the most talented crypto experts in the world.

Before you apply, please read the Kraken Culture page to learn more about our internal culture, values, and mission.

As a fully remote company, we have Krakenites in 60+ countries who speak over 50 languages. Krakenites are industry pioneers who develop premium crypto products for experienced traders, institutions, and newcomers to the space. Kraken is committed to industry-leading security, crypto education, and world-class client support through our products like Kraken Pro, Kraken NFT, and Kraken Futures.

Become a Krakenite and build the future of crypto!

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The Team

As a Core Backend SDET, you will form part of a cross-functional team, where you will own and drive the automated testing effort to ensure quality of features spanning multiple services. This will allow you to gain a deep understanding of the domain and its services for which you will act as a liaison to other teams in terms of testing efforts. Your work will follow and improve on the standards, practices and frameworks of the broader QA team. Your time will be spent implementing and extending automated functional tests, monitoring suites, mocking services, as well as performing manual ad-hoc tests when needed.

The Opportunity

  • Implement and extend automated functional test suite to achieve higher test coverage

  • Build and manage continuous testing pipelines

  • Debug, log, reproduce and document bugs encountered during testing efforts

  • Learn and understand the business domain and application architecture

  • Facilitate the test strategy, planning, and schedule of the product team’s development initiatives

  • Ensure timely completion of test deliverables

Skills you should HODL

  • Experience programming in either Rust or Python

  • Prior experience implementing automated testing of distributed systems

  • Understanding of testing methodologies and familiarity with testing frameworks

  • Practical experience in CI/CD and their pipelines

  • Comfortable with command line, Docker, and Git

  • Excited about getting comfortable and productive in Rust

  • Familiarity with common communication protocols, particularly HTTP, SSL/TLS, TCP sockets, and WebSockets

  • Interest and familiarity with financial markets and trading, particularly order types and collateral/margin trading

  • Well versed with issue-tracking tools such as Bugzilla and JIRA

  • Comfortable and productive working on a remote-first basis

  • BS in STEM major, or equivalent professional experience developing software

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Kraken is powered by people from around the world and we celebrate all Krakenites for their diverse talents, backgrounds, contributions and unique perspectives. We hire strictly based on merit, meaning we seek out the candidates with the right abilities, knowledge, and skills considered the most suitable for the job. We encourage you to apply for roles where you don't fully meet the listed requirements, especially if you're passionate or knowledgable about crypto!

As an equal opportunity employer, we don’t tolerate discrimination or harassment of any kind. Whether that’s based on race, ethnicity, age, gender identity, citizenship, religion, sexual orientation, disability, pregnancy, veteran status or any other protected characteristic as outlined by federal, state or local laws.

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