Senior Software Engineer - Developer Infrastructure



Software Engineering, Other Engineering
New York, NY, USA
Posted on Saturday, June 1, 2024

Senior Software Engineer - Developer Infrastructure

(Location: New York, NY - Hybrid)

At dYdX you'll have an opportunity to build state-of-the-art decentralized technologies that will redefine global financial markets. By joining us at this stage in our growth, you will help make fundamental decisions that will shape the course of dYdX.

Learn more about working at dYdX


  • We’ve built the world’s leading decentralized exchange for advanced trading of crypto assets
  • dYdX is founded by an ex-Coinbase, ex-Uber engineer, with a Princeton CS background. Our team has previous experience at Coinbase, Uniswap, Google, Amazon, Lyft, Meta and other top companies
  • We're a world-class team with top backers and advisors, including Andreessen Horowitz, Polychain Capital, Brian Armstrong, Fred Ehrsam, Naval Ravikant, Elad Gil and more


  • Build infrastructure for quickly creating test environments and emulating production-like traffic
  • Own and define our blockchain upgrade strategy to make the best trade-off between safety and iteration speed
  • Define the release cycle and manage forward and backward compatibility for the dYdX protocol, backend services, web app, and mobile app
  • Improve the productivity of engineers across the organization
  • Ensure best practices within the engineering team through guidance on architecture, code reviews, performance, testing, efficiency, and other engineering excellence improvements
  • Collaborate with multi-functional teams to develop the best overall product


  • 5+ years experience working as a full-time developer
  • You write secure, efficient, high quality code and have a good understanding of CS fundamentals
  • You have a strong interest in the software development cycle and enabling the productivity of other engineers
  • Experience with cloud infrastructure, open source software release, and/or developer infrastructure

Salary range for this role is $175K to $270K USD (NY). Compensation subject to experience and location. Published salary bands pursuant to transparency laws, and do not include possible variable compensation such as annual merit increases, bonus eligibility, commission, or equity incentive.