Market Data Engineer

Market Data Engineer

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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 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. Second, we expect all employees to commit to our mission-focused approach to our work. 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.

The Market Data team within the Crypto Data Foundation group is responsible for building out and operating a market data platform acting as a source of truth for Coinbase, serving data to our institutional clients as well as internal teams. As an engineer you will contribute to building an institutional grade market data platform, and you will interact with the full spectrum of our systems, from real-time data ingestion to scalable pipelines, tools and applications that make that data available to other teams and systems.

What you’ll be doing (ie. job duties):

  • Build the next iteration of our ingestion pipeline for scale, speed, and reliability with a strong focus on the ability to sail through the most volatile trading days
  • Bring crypto market data modeling to a standard on par with institutional finance datasets
  • Integrate with a variety of upstream APIs exposed by external entities in both batch and streaming fashion
  • Build tools allowing to ensure data correctness and completeness

What we look for in you (ie. job requirements):

  • Exhibit our core cultural values: positive energy, clear communication, efficient execution, continuous learning
  • Experience with handling market and financial instruments data in the crypto or banking/financial services industry
  • Experience in provisioning and delivering trading venue integration with knowledge of a variety of technologies
  • Data-oriented and product mindset
  • Experience building data backend systems at scale with parallel/distributed compute
  • Experience processing large amounts of structured and unstructured data, including aggregating data from multiple sources

Nice to haves:

  • Experience using data tools and frameworks like Kafka, Airflow, Postgres, time series databases
  • Experience with AWS
  • Experience with market data products such as Bloomberg or Refinitiv Eikon
  • Experience with crypto markets

ID: G1920

Preferred (not required)

  • Knowledge of SQL
  • Experience building API layers and microservices
  • Experience with AWS, and especially EMR, S3, Glue, Kinesis, IAM
  • Computer Science or related engineering degree

What to send

  • A resume that describes scalable systems you’ve built

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