Frontend Engineer (Cryptowatch)

Kraken - Remote

3 months ago

By joining Kraken, you’ll work on the bleeding edge of bitcoin and other digital currencies, and play an important role in helping shape the future of how the world sees and uses money. At Kraken, we constantly push ourselves to think differently and forge new paths in a rapidly growing industry fraught with unexplored territory, which is why Kraken has grown to be among the largest and most successful bitcoin exchanges in the world. If you’re truly interested in pushing the envelope by disrupting an industry that some say cannot be disrupted, then we just might have the job meant for you. Kraken is a place for dreamers and doers - to succeed here, we firmly believe you must possess each in spades.

Help us scale Cryptowatch, Kraken's professional charting and trading platform. Cryptowatch has grown organically from a tiny weekend project to a popular, real-time cryptocurrency charting and trading platform which people rely on all over the world. We are seeking talented individuals to help us expand the product in new directions. There's rarely a boring day in crypto, and we're looking for people who want to be part of this exciting ecosystem!


  • Develop efficient and complex user interfaces with React and Redux
  • Migrate existing code from old communication patterns to Redux
  • Maintain a well organized codebase of components
  • Write code that works across current versions of all major browsers
  • Think through edge cases and unexpected user interactions to develop a robust UX
  • Structure pages to optimize for fast load time and efficient API calls
  • Optimize existing code to minimize waste of client resources
  • Collaborate with backend engineers to implement backend requirements for new interfaces


  • Expertise using React and Redux
  • Experience writing code in ES6 syntaxExperience working with Webpack
  • Experience writing CSS using SASS abstractions
  • Experience using developer tools to debug and profile JavaScript code
  • Experience working with both REST and websocket APIs
  • Ability to independently navigate a large codebase to find logic and debug problems
  • Ability to collaborate with remote employees (developers and designers)

A strong candidate will also:

  • Have an eye for visual balance and harmony
  • Be proficient with HTML5 canvas
  • Have experience working with websocket clients and protocol buffers

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