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Back End Services Engineer

Remote or South San Francisco Bay, California

CipherTrace is a rapidly-growing leader in the cryptocurrency analytics, intelligence and security market. Our cryptocurrency investigation, anti-money laundering, and compliance software operates on a global scale to assist banks, cryptocurrency exchanges, law enforcement agencies, regulators, ICOs and businesses as they negotiate cases involving fraud, human trafficking, money laundering, and other illicit activity where cryptocurrency is involved.

You will be working on a team based out of our Los Gatos, CA office or 100% remotely.


We are looking for a developer who is comfortable working with Scala/Cassandra, Apache Ignite. Your primary focus will be the development of server-side logic, ensuring high performance and responsiveness to requests from the front-end. Building back end services to support UI and internal infrastructure

The ideal candidate is passionate about Bitcoin, Ethereum, and Smart Contracts (Solidity, Web3).


The ideal candidate should be a passionate, self-motivated, team player with experience working in a quickly evolving environment and a who has a willingness to work and learn in a collaborative organization.

To be successful, you should have experience in the following areas:

  • At least 2+ years of experience in Scala
  • At least 2+ years of experience in Cassandra
  • Experience with Apache Ignite/Kafka
  • Experience with noSQL
  • Experience with High performance queries and data filtering
  • Experience with Akka

Nice to have:

  • MS in Computer Science, Statistics or Data Analytics
  • Knowledge of cryptocurrencies at a technical level
  • Working knowledge of regulatory compliance within the cryptocurrency sector
  • Familiarity with AWS (EC2, VPC, Security Groups, ECS, RDS (Aurora and MySQL), SNS, CloudWatch, CloudTrail, Lambda functions, Parameter Store, Cloud Formation, S3, Glacier, IAM.

Perks & Benefits

We offer a comprehensive benefits package including competitive salaries, stock options for senior roles, medical, dental and vision – which cover domestic partners as well – plus life and disability coverage, 20 vacation days, and a 401K plan.

If you are interested, send your resume to [email protected]

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