Lead UI Engineer

DESCRIPTION

BitGo, a global leader in digital currency security, provides sophisticated digital wallets, offline vaults, single integration APIs, and private blockchains to financial institutions. BitGo supports Bitcoin, Ethereum, Ripple, Litecoin, Bitcoin Cash, Bitcoin Gold, RMG, and ERC20 tokens, with many more being continuously released. BitGo’s clients include the world’s largest cryptocurrency exchanges and financial enterprises conducting over $12 billion in monthly transactions: Bitstamp, The Royal Mint, The CME Group, Bitbank, BitBay, Brave, KCoin, Ripple, Bitcoin IRA, CoinPayments, Pantera, Genesis, Wirex, Bitso, and many more.

BitGo Inc. was founded in 2013 in Palo Alto, CA and is led by CEO/Co-Founder Mike Belshe, creator of the world’s first multisig protocols for Bitcoin, and co-inventor of SPDY, and CTO Benedict Chan, creator of the world’s first Ethereum multisig wallet. BitGo raised over $54.5 million in funding led by Valor Equity Partners, Redpoint Ventures, DRW, and David Sacks among other capital investors. BitGo recently announced its pending acquisition of Kingdom Trust, a fully regulated trust company serving over 100,000 clients with over $12 billion in assets under custody. This acquisition will make the combined companies the only full-stack, at scale provider of onsite and online protection for digital currency investments held by institutional investors.

BitGo is looking for a skilled Lead UI Engineer who will join our Engineering Team in Palo Alto. Main Reponsibilities:

  • Responsible for technical architecture and leading an agile team of UI Engineers
  • Design and implement new user-facing features in BitGo’s products
  • Collaborate with the design team to implement clean, elegant user experiences
  • Specialize in building responsive and elegant web applications that are scalable
  • Optimize web applications to maximize speed and scale
  • Write client-side code for web-based applications, create fast, easy-to-use, high volume production applications, and develop prototypes quickly

BitGo is looking for people who are passionate about their craft, take full ownership for their work and projects, and believe in transparent and collaborative culture with the goal of making BitGo successful.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Minimum 5+ years professional experience as a front end software engineer and 2+ years as a Lead UI Engineer
  • Expertise in HTML, CSS, Javascript, jQuery, AngularJS (we are using version 1.6)
  • Be detail-oriented with special attention to design
  • Familiarity with the principles of good user experience design
  • Write clean and maintainable code using engineering best practices (unit testing, automation, source control, design patterns, etc)
  • Be a team player (startup experience highly desired)
  • A passion for user experience and or blockchain technologies

BENEFITS: 

  • Opportunity to work for a true fast growing tech startup in one of the hottest industries
  • Opportunity to work with an awesome team of unique and smart people
  • Competitive salary, bonus and stock options
  • Fully paid health insurance, including spouse and kids
  • Unlimited paid time off and paid holidays
  • Free catered lunches (order what you want online)
  • Free parking and Caltrain passes
  • Onsite fully stocked kitchen with healthy snacks, fruits and drinks
  • Onsite espresso machine with freshly ground coffee (Phil’z, Verve)
  • Work equipment of your choice (apple machines, standing desks)
  • Great restaurants, bars and gyms right on California Avenue

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