Senior Software Engineer, Cloud

Foundry Digital

Foundry Digital

Software Engineering
Rochester, NY, USA
Posted on Thursday, May 30, 2024

Welcome to Foundry, a cryptocurrency pioneer dedicated to advancing decentralized infrastructure. At Foundry, we’re not waiting for a decentralized financial future — we’re building it now. By empowering institutions with the tools they need to mine and stake digital assets, we’re thoughtfully driving the industry forward with our team at the center of it all.

If you thrive on innovation, are inspired by the potential of blockchain technology and are passionate about being part of transformative global changes, then we’d love to connect. At Foundry, your skills will find purpose as you contribute to shaping the architecture of a more equitable and interconnected world through blockchain technology. Come be a vital member of the Foundry team, where your contributions will help empower a decentralized future.

DESCRIPTION: The Software Engineer IV is an exciting opportunity for a motivated and passionate individual to join the team at Foundry, a subsidiary of the blockchain industry’s most prolific and active investor, Digital Currency Group. Reporting to the Engineering Manager the Software Engineer IV will play a crucial role in the design, development, and maintenance of our software solutions. This is an exciting opportunity for a passionate and motivated software engineer to contribute to the success of our projects and grow within our organization.

This is a rare invitation to join a small, highly professional entrepreneurial group, with the backing of the most established player in the fast-growing crypto space.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES: You will work closely with cross-functional teams to deliver high-quality software that meets our customers' needs.

WHAT YOU WILL DO:

  • Engage closely with product managers and cross-functional team members to deeply comprehend project requirements and specifications, fostering a strategic alignment with organizational goals.
  • Demonstrate mastery in designing, developing, meticulously testing, and maintaining software solutions, adhering rigorously to best practices and coding standards, ensuring unparalleled quality and reliability.
  • Exhibit commitment to crafting clean, efficient, and meticulously documented code that serves as a benchmark of technical excellence and attention to detail.
  • Lead code reviews, offering insightful feedback to team members to elevate code quality, fostering a culture of continuous improvement and excellence.
  • Display agility and expertise in debugging and promptly resolving software defects and issues, ensuring uninterrupted operational flow and superior user experience.
  • Maintain high level of awareness as it pertains to emerging technologies and industry trends, leveraging this knowledge to continually enhance your skill set and inform critical technology decisions.
  • Spearhead initiatives to enhance our cloud architecture and scaling capabilities, playing a pivotal role in optimizing infrastructure performance and reliability.
  • Drive innovation by actively contributing to the refinement of software development processes and methodologies, amplifying efficiency and efficacy across the development lifecycle.
  • Foster effective communication channels with team members and stakeholders, delivering timely project updates with precision and professionalism.
  • Assume a leadership role in imparting architectural and cloud expertise to mentor and guide team members, fostering a culture of continuous learning and growth.
  • Lead cross-functional teams with precision, adeptly identifying requirements, defining success metrics, and orchestrating the delivery of impactful results aligned with organizational objectives.
  • Champion the cause of software reliability by spearheading the creation of robust test suites encompassing mocking unit tests, integration tests, and end-to-end testing, ensuring the resilience and quality of our software products.

Minimum Qualifications; Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, or a related field (or equivalent work experience).
  • 10+ years of professional software development experience.
  • Proficiency in at least two programming language (C++, Java, JavaScript, GoLang, Rust, Solidity, Kotlin)
  • Familiarity with software development methodologies (e.g., Agile, Scrum).
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent communication and teamwork abilities.
  • Ability to learn quickly and adapt to new technologies.
  • Passion for software development and a desire to grow as a software engineer.

Preferred Qualifications; Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Experience with and passion for bitcoin, bitcoin pools, wallets, nodes and/or the crypto industry.
  • Master’s Degree Preferred
  • Familiarity with domain-specific knowledge such as financial systems, healthcare regulations, e-commerce platforms.
  • Proficiency with development tools, frameworks, and libraries such as specific IDEs, version control systems (e.g., Git), testing frameworks, and deployment tools.
  • Knowledge of SQL and database design principles is often preferred.
  • Highly proficient in AWS cloud concepts, including deployment to cloud and Infrastructure as Code. Proficient in ECS, EKS, Kubernetes and Terraform.
  • Proficient in Data Engineer tools, S3, Data Lake, Snowflake, Athena, Metabase. Ability to use a Data-first approach for discovery and research.
  • Understanding of DevOps principles, continuous integration, and continuous deployment (CI/CD) pipelines.
  • Proficiency in project management methodologies such as Agile, Scrum, or Kanban
  • Experience contributing to open-source projects or personal GitHub repositories.
  • Prior experience working in a startup environment, with an understanding of the fast-paced and dynamic nature of startups.

A range of compensation is provided for transparency, however different factors may affect this range. Some of these factors may include (but are not limited to) education, training, credentials, skills, geographic location, and experience. This range only includes base compensation and does not include other tangible benefits such as 401K match, bonuses, overtime pay, and other benefits.

Range of Compensation: $115,000 - $170,000

WHAT WE OFFER:

  • The chance to work in a fast-paced and fun start-up environment with experienced industry leaders
  • A learning environment where you can dive deep into the latest technologies and make an impact
  • Competitive base salary, potential bonus and incentive compensation
  • Unlimited PTO / Flexible time off - work with your manager to take time off when you need it
  • Professional development budget with flexibility for personal and professional growth
  • Outstanding health insurance for employee, partner and dependents
  • Life insurance
  • Short-term & long-term disability coverage (Not available for India positions)
  • 401K plan with company contribution (Bermuda: Private pension plan with company contribution, Not available for India positions)
  • Flexible spending programs for medical and dependent care (Not available for Bermuda/India positions)
  • Paid parental leave

ENVIRONMENT:

Foundry takes pride in an environment which prioritizes our people. We insist that our people first culture builds the framework for all business operations.

Employees have ample opportunities to voice thoughts, opinions, and ideas through weekly companywide meetings, monthly townhalls, and team outings and events.

We emphasize the importance of each individual through engagement, teamwork, inclusion, and diversity efforts.

Foundry is an Equal Opportunity Employer and embraces diversity. We do not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on race, color, religion, marital status, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions), gender identity, sexual orientation, parental status, national origin, age, disability, genetic information (including family medical history), political affiliation, military service, or any other non-merit-based factors protected under federal, state or local law. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.

ABOUT FOUNDRY:
At Foundry, we are working toward a common goal of empowering a decentralized infrastructure. Our team is passionate about the future of finance and is looking for other like-minded individuals who share in this vision. While we are inclusive and diverse in workforce and style, we all agree that digital assets will change the world.

Foundry was created to meet the institutional demand for better capital access, efficiency, and transparency in the digital currency mining and staking industry.

As a Digital Currency Group company, Foundry taps unparalleled institutional expertise, capital, and market intelligence to provide North American bitcoin miners and global manufacturers with the resources to build, maintain, and secure decentralized networks.

Disclaimer
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by employees assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified.