Backed by Bain Capital Ventures and Stanford University's StartX Fund, Hummingbot is the leading open source algorithmic trading platform for digital assets. We're an experienced, highly technical team of traders (Goldman Sachs, JPMorgan) and engineers (Apple, BlueJeans, serial startup founders) that is well-established in crypto, blockchain and machine learning. We have worked hard and take pride in cultivating an amazing team comprised of highly-motivated, self-driven, and collaborative professionals. We have a work hard, have fun work environment and respect each team member's work/life/health balance.


American Samoa

Backend JS engineer

$75,000-$125,000 / YEAR

Interested in working on a cutting-edge open source project, involving high-frequency trading / blockchain / crypto / data engineering? Are you passionate about enabling developers?

We are looking for an experienced backend Javascript engineer who will apply his/her experience and industry best practices to lead the development of Hummingbot Gateway, a core component of the open-source Hummingbot algorithmic trading software.

What you'll be doing:

  • Designing a technical architecture that is scalable, secure, and developer-friendly
  • Creating algorithmic trading strategies and risk management features
  • Integrating Hummingbot with SDKs and APIs from different types of crypto exchanges and protocols
  • Mentoring junior developers and teaching them Javascript development best practices
  • Joining the core team and making a significant impact in a fast-growing, VC-backed crypto/blockchain startup

You're a great fit if you have / are:

  • 5+ years experience with backend Javascript development: NodeJS, Express, ES6, etc
  • API design for extensibility and developer experience
  • Some fluency with Python
  • Experience contributing to or working for open source projects
  • Knowledge in common unit testing frameworks like pytest and nosetests
  • Familiarity with Ethereum or other blockchain protocols
  • A high bar for code quality and craftsmanship
  • Working knowledge of agile (scrum) software development methodologies
  • Good communication skills and fluent in both written and spoken English

Perks at Hummingbot: 

  • Become a core member of an experienced Silicon Valley-based team that is well-connected in crypto, blockchain and machine learning
  • Join a remote-first, engineering-driven team with 30+ team members across 6 continents (applicants from Antarctica welcome and encouraged to apply!)
  • Competitive salaries
  • Work hard, have fun culture
  • International travel for conferences, team meet-ups/retreats
  • Work schedule flexibility; unlimited vacation policy