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Node.js Developer (remote possible)

Brussels, Brussels   |   Full Time

Keyrock is expanding!

 

Keyrock was founded in 2017 and has quickly grown from 3 to over 50 people today. As an industry recognized liquidity provider and market maker, Keyrock is a leading European creator of algorithmic trading technology in the digital asset space. With VC backing and a constantly expanding global client base, Keyrock is one of Belgium’s fastest-growing fintech companies.

We’re currently active on over 70 exchanges and count numerous marketplaces and asset issuers among our clients, including some of the best-known companies in the crypto space.

Keyrock's beating heart is its technical team filled with software engineers, digital scientists and PhDs, who themselves are supported by university professors, industry-leading experts and a strong management team. Over the years Keyrock has become a company that is both idealistic and practical.

We are looking for:


A backend developer to support the growth of our infrastructure and maintain, which is based on an exciting and constantly evolving technology stack. It currently includes Node.js, Python, Rust, PostgreSQL (TimescaleDB), Docker and Pulsar. Your mission would be to develop new features, support the development of trading algorithms, integrate thirty party APIs and propose improvements to our current infrastructure.

 

Job description:

 

  • Building internal and external tools to support Keyrock trading activities

  • Setup and deployment of algorithms

  • Integrating the APIs of cryptocurrency exchanges, banks and brokers to the Keyrock infrastructure

  • Implementing financial logic on multiple Keyrock microservices

 

 

Background and experience:

  • At least 3 years of professional experience in programming

  • Node.js

  • MongoDB, SQL DB Experience

  • Redis

  • Exposure to building optimised code with Node.js / more than a web server alone

  • Familiarity with functional or component testing of services

  • Experience building REST and Web socket API clients

  • Basic understanding of how to sign an encrypted request

  • Ideally, experience building clients that consume streaming data

  • Deep understanding of the full web technology stack (e.g. HTTP, cookies, asset loading, caching, REST, etc)  

  • Basic understanding of the financial market, order books and trading

  • Ideally, previous experience interacting with crypto exchanges APIs

 

Competences and personality:


  • Team player

  • Knowledge in Linux administration, networking, and clustering

  • Capable of having a helicopter view understanding of trading strategies

  • Willingness to make suggestions and ability to communicate effectively -  especially when encountering unfamiliar contexts where clarification is required

 

Our recruitment philosophy:


We believe the most important aspect of our recruitment process is self-awareness: we are looking for people who have a clear understanding of themselves and what they are looking for in their professional career. That means that we expect to work with people who not only have the right skills, but who have also made the conscious decision to look for a company in our industry and with our characteristics and are willing to ask questions and learn in a context that may not be familiar to them.

 

Our offer:

 

  • A competitive salary package, including benefits that you choose and manage according to your needs and those of your family (car/bike, meal vouchers, phone and internet subscription, health insurance, 25 days  off, etc.) 

  • Complete autonomy in your time management thanks to flexible working hours and the opportunity to work remotely 

  • The freedom to create your own entrepreneurial experience by being part of a team of people in search of excellence who all receive stock options from the first year

  • A ton of fun in a thriving and multicultural environment, with colleagues enjoying regular team building activities 

 

Keyrock offers you both a career and a large range of benefits that we will gladly discuss in the course of the application process.


As an employer we are committed to build an inclusive, diverse and non-discriminating work environment. We welcome employees of all backgrounds, ethnicities, genders, creed and sexual orientation. We hire, reward and promote entirely based on merit and performance. 

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