Coinbase has built the world's leading compliant cryptocurrency platform serving over 30 million accounts in more than 100 countries. With multiple successful products, and our vocal advocacy for blockchain technology, we have played a major part in mainstream awareness and adoption of cryptocurrency. We are proud to offer an entire suite of products that are helping build the cryptoeconomy, and increase economic freedom around the world.

There are a few things we look for across all hires we make at Coinbase, regardless of role or team. First, we assess whether a candidate demonstrates our values: Clear Communication, Positive Energy, Efficient Execution, and Continuous Learning. Second, we look for signals that a candidate will thrive in a culture like ours, where we default to trust, embrace feedback, disrupt ourselves, and expect sustained high performance because we play as a championship team. Finally, we seek people with the desire and capacity to build and share expertise in the frontier technologies of crypto and blockchain, in whatever way is most relevant to their role.

Read more about our values and culture here.

As a senior software engineer in the Data organization, you will have a chance to work across the full spectrum of our data systems — from our data ingestion and transformation engines that empower users to build their own pipelines and dimensional models, through BI tooling automation that helps analysts deliver insights, to our machine learning platform that enables our machine learning team to iterate on, train at scale and productionize models at lightning speed.

Responsibilities:

  • Data Ingestion Platform: scalable, self-service tooling that allows non-engineers to manage batch and streaming ingestion pipelines and data transformations.
  • Data Governance System: a comprehensive system that encompasses data quality, lineage, sensitive data discovery and categorization, role-based access controls, auditing, and a user-friendly catalogue.
  • Frontend Analytics Service: large-scale clickstream ingestion pipeline and related stream processing.
  • Feature Store: Batch and real-time data aggregation and serving layer that powers predictive models.
  • Nostradamus: Training and scoring infrastructure that enable machine learning practitioners to take a model from an idea to production.

Requirements

  • Exhibit our core cultural values: add positive energy, communicate clearly, be curious, and be a builder.
  • Experience building backend systems at scale with a focus on data processing/machine learning/analytics
  • Experience building microservices
  • Experience with Python and/or Java/Scala

Preferred (not required)

  • Computer Science or related engineering degree
  • Deep knowledge of Apache Airflow, Spark, Flink, Kafka/Kinesis, Snowflake, Hadoop, Hive

What to send:

  • A resume that describes scalable systems you've built

Coinbase is committed to diversity in its workforce and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and to review all of our job postings to minimize biased language. Coinbase does not make hiring or employment decisions on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, pregnancy, sex, gender expression or identity, sexual orientation, citizenship, or any other basis protected by applicable local, state or federal law. Coinbase will also consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records in a manner consistent with San Francisco’s Fair Chance Ordinance and similar local laws.