Senior Software Engineer - React - Marketing



Marketing & Communications, Software Engineering
United States · Canada
Posted on Monday, January 22, 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.

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The team

We are seeking an experienced Senior Software Engineer to join our Web Marketing team. In this role, you will be instrumental in developing and optimizing our web applications with a focus on marketing and SEO. Your expertise in creating high-performing, SEO-friendly web interfaces will play a crucial role in enhancing our online presence and user engagement. You’ll mainly split your time between working on, and optimizing, Kraken’s “logged out” web experience, and working in special “one off” projects for the marketing team - this could include anything from implementing a growth driven feature on one of our existing applications to spinning up a brand new application for a specific marketing event.

For this role we are looking to hire someone in EST timezone.

The opportunity

  • Develop and maintain high-quality web applications with a focus on marketing and SEO.

  • Collaborate with the Marketing, Content, and Design teams to integrate marketing strategies and SEO best practices into our web platforms.

  • Implement and optimize advanced SEO techniques and web analytics to improve online visibility and user interaction.

  • Contribute to the architecture and design of our web applications, ensuring scalability and performance optimization.

  • Address and resolve technical SEO issues, facilitating effective indexing and ranking of our websites.

  • Stay updated with the latest industry trends and technologies in web development and SEO.

  • Write and maintain comprehensive unit tests and documentation.

  • Mentor junior developers and engage in code reviews to uphold high standards of code quality.

Skills you should HODL

  • 5+ years of experience in software development, with a strong focus on web applications.

  • Deep understanding of JavaScript/TypeScript and proficiency with React.

  • Solid experience with SEO best practices and web analytics tools.

  • Familiarity with HTML, CSS, and modern front-end development tools and pipelines.

  • Strong understanding of UI/UX best practices and principles.

  • The ability to learn React Native quickly, both on the job or in your own time if necessary.

  • Excellent problem-solving skills, attention to detail, and ability to work independently and collaboratively.

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills in English.

Nice to haves

  • Working understanding and proficiency with React Native.

  • Knowledge of the cryptocurrency industry and blockchain technology


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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