Member of Technical Staff, Custody - Platform

Anchorage Digital

Anchorage Digital

Posted on Tuesday, July 2, 2024
At Anchorage Digital, we are building the world’s most advanced digital asset platform for institutions to participate in crypto.
Anchorage Digital is a crypto platform that enables institutions to participate in digital assets through custody, staking, trading, governance, settlement, and the industry's leading security infrastructure. Home to Anchorage Digital Bank N.A., the only federally chartered crypto bank in the U.S., Anchorage Digital also serves institutions through Anchorage Digital Singapore, Porto by Anchorage Digital.
The company is funded by leading institutions including Andreessen Horowitz, GIC, Goldman Sachs, KKR, and Visa, with its Series D valuation over $3 billion. Founded in 2017 in San Francisco, California, Anchorage Digital has offices in New York, New York; Porto, Portugal; Singapore; and Sioux Falls, South Dakota. Learn more at anchorage.com, on X @Anchorage, and on LinkedIn.
As a member of the Platform Custody team, you will be responsible for implementing and maintaining innovative products, in a highly collaborative team, that empowers third party organizations to build their owns solutions and products on top of Anchorage platform and ecosystem.
The crypto industry is one of the most exciting industries in tech today, and it is constantly changing! At Anchorage Digital, we are building foundational technology to help the crypto industry evolve in a safe, regulated and highly secure manner, which we believe is essential for maximizing the potential of this exciting industry
We have created the Factors of Growth & Impact to help Villagers better measure impact and articulate coaching, feedback, and the rich and rewarding learning that happens while exploring, developing, and mastering the capabilities and contributions within and outside of the Member of Technical Staff role:

Technical Skills:

  • Participate in task breakdown, estimation, design, implementation and maintenance of Platform Custody systems
  • Writes, reviews, tests, and documents code according to Anchorage’s engineering and team standards, and practices
  • Dive deep into complex, ambiguous problems, formulate elegant and practical solutions
  • Review other developer’s code to ensure consistency, reduce errors and share context across the Platform Custody engineering team

Complexity and Impact of Work:

  • Able to work on a distributed team to deliver small to medium sized features
  • Foster an efficient deterministic testing culture, with an emphasis on minimizing tech debt
  • Able to break down large tasks and solve moderately complex software engineering problems, with guidance from more senior engineers

Organizational Knowledge:

  • Ensures that knowledge is shared among the team and does not position themselves or others as a single point of failure.
  • Collaborate cross-functionally with the Platform Custody team and other teams at Anchorage Digital

Communication and Influence

  • Contributes to sprint planning and task estimation and collaborates with the team to solve problems
  • Able to communicate with different people, with different contexts and expertise

You may be a fit for this role if you have:

  • Have real world experience building complex distributed systems. We mostly use Go, however languages can be learned. We really care about your engineering skills more than any specific language or framework
  • Enjoy building resilient services that can handle different volumes of work without manual intervention
  • Prioritize end-user experience and business value over “cool tech”
  • Genuinely care about code quality and test infrastructure
  • Have developed “computer science fundamentals”, i.e. concurrency, algorithms, and data structures (Formal CS degree NOT required)
  • You have real world experience building complex distributed systems
  • Believe software engineering is a team activity and enjoy collaborating every single day, learning from and mentoring others

Although not a requirement, bonus points if:

  • Have GraphQL API design and implementation experience
  • Have gRPC API design and implementation experience
  • Have a background in the finance industry

Compensation at Anchorage Digital:

  • Compensation at Anchorage Digital is market-driven and data-informed. All full-time employees receive a market-leading salary, meaningful equity, and a generous perks and benefits package.
  • Compensation Range: €30,000 - €55,000 - this salary range may be inclusive of multiple regional locations and job grades. This compensation range will be narrowed during the interview process based on skills, abilities, and experience required. ****We partner with third party firms annually to verify equity, cash, benefits, and perks benchmarks. For sales and business development roles, the range provided is the On Target Earnings (“OTE”) which is inclusive of base salary + sales commissions/bonuses targets for the position.
  • Benefits: Anchorage Digital is proud to provide market-leading benefits and perks to our employees. We are only 1% of companies who offer 100% health, dental, and vision coverage for you and your dependents. This means no monthly out-of-pocket premiums for you or your family. We offer a wide range of benefits to our employees globally.
  • You can learn more about our culture and perks and benefits here.
About Anchorage Digital: Who we are
The Anchorage Village, what we call our team, brings together the brightest minds from platform security, financial services, and distributed ledger technology to provide the building blocks that empower institutions to safely participate in the evolving digital asset ecosystem. As a diverse team of more than 300 members, we are united in one common goal: building the future of finance by providing the foundation upon which value moves safely in the new global economy.
Anchorage Digital is committed to being a welcoming and inclusive workplace for everyone, and we are intentional about making sure people feel respected, supported, and connected at work—regardless of who you are or where you come from. We value and celebrate our differences and we believe being open about who we are allows us to do the best work of our lives.
Anchorage Digital is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or veteran status. Anchorage Digital considers qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with other legal requirements. “Anchorage Digital” refers to services that are offered either through Anchorage Digital Bank National Association, an OCC-chartered national trust bank, or Anchorage Lending CA, LLC a finance lender licensed by the California Department of Financial Protection and Innovation, License No. 60DBO-11976, or Anchorage Digital Singapore Pte Ltd, a Singapore private limited company, all wholly-owned subsidiaries of Anchor Labs, Inc., a Delaware corporation.
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