Staff Software Engineer, Performance

Bitso

Bitso

Software Engineering
Latin America
Posted on Saturday, July 6, 2024

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

  • Enhance client performance by discovering the limits of the systems, locating and identifying bottlenecks, and optimizing them.
  • Expand and standardize performance measurement tools and processes.
  • Collaborate with stakeholders to prioritize performance improvements.
  • Be a mentor and help define and implement performance testing strategies and standards

Who You Are

  • Highly experienced in tuning and optimizing microservices in distributed systems.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Proven English fluency.
  • You also think the average has no place as a performance metric
  • You prefer user journey driven tests to synthetic ones
  • At least 8 years of experience in software engineering, with a significant focus on backend development.
  • Excellent leadership and mentoring abilities enable you to guide and support other engineers effectively.
  • Expert in designing and implementing innovative technical solutions, along with your ability to set and execute technical direction, makes you a valuable asset.
  • You autonomously drive initiative and have a proactive, "get it done" attitude.

We expected solid knowledge of

  • Skilled in performance testing microservices.

  • Capable of setting up performance tests, creating realistic scripts, profiling scenarios, and optimizing identified bottlenecks.

  • Experience in profiling and optimizing microservices.

  • Databases (PostgreSQL is a plus)

  • Understanding of Cloud Architectures, Microservices and Distributed Systems

  • Containerization (Kubernetes and Docker)

We expected solid knowledge of

  • Skilled in performance testing microservices.
  • Capable of setting up performance tests, creating realistic scripts, profiling scenarios, and optimizing identified bottlenecks.
  • Experience in profiling and optimizing microservices.
  • Databases (PostgreSQL is a plus)
  • Understanding of Cloud Architectures, Microservices and Distributed Systems
  • Containerization (Kubernetes and Docker)

Research in Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion suggests that individuals may hesitate to apply for jobs if they do not meet all the listed criteria. At Bitso, we value diversity and your unique strengths could be just what we're looking for. If this role excites you but you don't match every point in the description, we still want to hear from you.

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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.
  • Volunteering days.
  • 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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