Staff Engineer, R&D



Posted on Tuesday, October 10, 2023

Working At Bitso

We are a diverse team that takes pride in understanding the perspectives of others. We fully embrace working remotely and we are eager to act, improve and accelerate progress inside and outside of our organization.

To drive revolutionary changes in society and make crypto useful, we delight our customers with world-class products, deep care, and intentional empathy.

Your Purpose

As a Senior Engineer in our R&D team, you will help as a primary driver of the vision for product, technology and processes across the company and champion initiatives in support of that vision.You will team up with multiple stakeholders to develop solutions that will enable financial inclusion for millions of Latin American customers.

What You Will Do

Lead an autonomous team working on research and development proof-of-concept projects, focussed on yielding novel products or product features for the primary Bitso offering.
Show initiative in exploring the cutting edge of cryptocurrency and other technologies that might benefit Bitso.
Keep up to date on industry developments and concerns.
Work closely with the wider Bitso product teams to understand their roadmaps and visions.
Coordinate technical and non-technical discussions inside and outside of the company.
Be a public referent of Bitso, participating in conferences as speaker or as a host.
Have a sense of responsibility and obligation to act on opportunities that they see across the engineering org/company, or with external partners.
Transcend organisational boundaries by taking a holistic view of company’s goals and taking responsibility of long-term vision.
Ensure that as a company, we are following industry standards.
Push the creation, use and contribution to open-source libraries.
Apply cross domain knowledge to solve complex problems with elegant technical solutions that are well integrated with the existing environment, delivering high quality code.
Take primary responsibility for offering strategic technical direction for the company.


Who We Are

With over 7 million users, Bitso is the leading cryptocurrency platform in Latin America. We are developing the cryptocurrency ecosystem in the region and enabling financial inclusion. We believe crypto is the future of finance, and we’re committed to making it useful by providing equal access to safe and intuitive financial products.

We are here to make a lasting impact on our customer’s lives and we do so by embracing our core values:

  • Be Human: we delight our customers through great products, deep care and true empathy. We are humble and we take pride in understanding the views of others to help us see the full picture.
  • Drive Change: we're fearless pioneers committed to unlocking the crypto revolution for humanity. We move fast, take risks and work together to drive lasting impact.
  • Choose Bold Honesty: we seek the truth, especially when it’s uncomfortable, in our teams, products and business reality because that will uncover where we need to focus.
  • Be An Owner: our sense of urgency makes us have a bias towards action, where we prioritize exceptionally and are wise in allocating our time to ensure we always deliver creative and innovative results.

Learn more about our culture and values.

Compensation & Benefits

At Bitso, you are taking the front seat on the edge of crypto innovation, creating the next generation of crypto-powered products.

So for those willing to commit, adapt and pioneer the most important change of the century we offer:

  • Me Time program, including unlimited paid time off.
  • Remote-first work environment.
  • Employee Stock Option program.
  • Zero trading fees through our Bitso app.
  • Extended Family Leave policy: all birthing parents, non-birthing parents and adopting parents are eligible for a 4-months leave.
  • Premium health, dental and life insurances in Mexico, Brazil and Argentina.
  • Mental wellness platform.
  • Volunteering days.
  • Subsidized caregiving for children, adults or pets.
  • Monthly stipend for gym memberships, relaxation activities, sports equipment, cooking classes, books, entertainment and more.

Want to leave an undoubtedly legacy with us? Fasten your seatbelt and join this spaceship, where you will find exponential growth and the opportunity to thrive!

  • These are the applicable requisites, although equivalent competencies in any of the above will also be considered.
  • This role is expected to work remotely.
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