Software Developer - Backend

Who are we:
We are a trusted, blockchain-native technology team that delivers leading products for the crypto-asset ecosystem.

So, what does that mean?
We build SaaS solutions and data services to convert crypto data into auditable information to support management, financial and regulatory reporting. Our products automate and optimize accounting, audit and tax processes for funds, fund administrators, OTC and proprietary trading firms, exchanges, miners, protocols and accounting firms - and we are proud to call some of the largest ones our clients. 

Currently, we have raised $25 million in funding and are a series B start-up working out of Flatiron/Union Sq NYC. 

Let’s talk more about why you’re here. Currently, we are looking for a Backend Software Developer.
We know, we know...job descriptions never give you the best understanding of the actual experience and the same way that we are making crypto more accountable, our people team is here to make sure we are accountable too (for new team members that is). Here are some questions we thought you’d be wondering about:

As a Backend Software Developer, What exactly am I working on? 
  • That depends, we have a few teams that are looking for a great backend developer like yourself, based on your skills & aptitude you could be working on anything from APIs to big data analytics
  • Build software from scratch

What is the current tech stack for Backend? 

  • Docker/Kubernetes
  • Java
  • Kotlin
  • Kafka
  • PostgreSQL
  • Redis
  • Fargate

What challenges/problems will I be solving? 
  • Working on legacy and greenfield opportunities
  • Optimizing and writing code to scale - we’re in this for the long haul and that excites you just as much as it excites us 
  • Building products that bring transparency and bridging the gap between traditional institutions and decentralized assets

What does the day to day look? 
  • Start small - we want you to get familiar with our dev environment, team and process by working on bug fixes,  then joining teams of 2-3 devs to meaningfully contribute to bigger projects,  and eventually owning sprint cycles and an entire product offering
  • Writing reusable, testable, and efficient code
  • Having ownership of project delivery and working independently 
  • Own everything from the APIs to the spindle, store and return; plus all the gears in between 
  • Be apart of a team that strives in a flat org structure

Why is this important? 
  • Our products and team are primed to scale. We are building first of a kind solution for blockchain and digital asset space for institutions while providing our clients with middle and back-office processing solutions and data products.
  • More people = opportunity to do this right

Let’s talk about what we are looking for:
  • Practical experience in delivering applications based on MVC, REST services, Java
  • 3+ years of experience building high quality, test-driven, scalable solutions
  • Proficiency with SQL, relational and noSQL databases

What are some common traits of your team as a whole?:
  1. Growth & Impact
  2. Collaboration & Accomplish
  3. Discover & Create

What’s life @ Lukka like?
Well, it’s a startup. We move fast and continue to be ahead of the curve. You could be part of a growing crypto company bridging the gap between business and blockchain. With the introduction of a new asset class, we help traditional financial services firms participate in the crypto-asset ecosystem. 

Here’s some insight into why our team members have joined:
  • Ability to own the projects they work on 
  • Less red-tape to take ideas from inception to delivery
  • Being at the forefront of an industry
  • Small team, big dreams

Of course, let’s discuss some perks:
  1. Continuing Education - we can’t stay ahead of the curve if we aren’t learning, so we are happy to partner with you on your learning goals and initiatives 
  2. Flexible PTO - burn out is a real thing, we encourage all employees to get out and recharge
  3. In-office Fitness Studio - whether you want to lift, meditate or pedal it out on our Peloton; you’ve got the ability to do so
  4. Generous Parental Leave - Your growing family is important to you and thus important to us
  5. Weekly Catered Lunches - specified to all dietary needs and request
  6. Team events - recent nights have included kickboxing, game night, and happy hour!
  7. Career Growth - we’re a team on a mission and we want you to grow your career with us
  8. Weekly shout outs and awards - we’re a nimble team, going fast but we still want to recognize those whose contributions have gone above and beyond

So you’ve scrolled, your interest is piqued and hopefully read all of the important what?
This is an exciting time to join a team that’s at the forefront of this rapidly growing industry. We are looking for people who constantly push themselves to think differently, are ready to face new challenges and chart exciting new paths. If this excites you, apply at: and our people team will be in touch.

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