Senior Frontend Developer @ Striga - Crypto & Banking Infrastructure for Europe
About the role
Striga is building compliant crypto and banking infrastructure for European businesses. This covers the scope of safely custody-ing crypto assets on behalf of users, enabling trading by sourcing liquidity and connection to banks for issuing IBANs (European checking accounts) and Visa Cards that can spend against a users' balance held on Striga's ledger. The company has slowly grown over the last 5 years, tackling one of the biggest challenges in today's crypto industry - Regulation.
Striga is the very first company to win a regulatory license after a year long debacle with the Estonian regulator and is HQ'd in Estonia (Present a nice opportunity to eventually move to Estonia as well!).
A business like this was practically impossible to build without complying with the law and this presents a unique host of engineering challenges in translating legal text into functional code.
As a Senior Front-end Developer, you will be responsible for maintaining, and upgrading the Striga Portal (https://portal.striga.com/) and Striga's internal compliance dashboards, keeping ease of use in mind, and creating beautiful user interface designs that cater to the needs of users. Your experience with React Native, bitcoin, or other cryptocurrency applications will be a huge bonus.
2-3 years of experience building applications using modern UI frameworks such as React.js, Next.js, and React Native
Familiarity with native build tools, like XCode and Android Studio
Overhaul of UI/UX with ease of use in mind, demonstrating experience in creating beautiful user interface designs and understanding user needs
Experience working with bitcoin and/or cryptocurrency wallet technology is a huge bonus
Passion for payment systems and cryptocurrency
Experience with Node.js, GCP, Redis, and basic cloud computing concepts is a plus
Entrepreneurship or startup experience.
Adept at writing technical documentation.
Experience working with crypto-currencies and/or other legacy financial systems.
If crypto-currencies and payment systems are things that excite you, this role is for you - We're building the grassroots payments infrastructure for the next 7 billion crypto users, starting with Europe, and growing fast. You'd be one of the first 10 employees at a YC backed company! Not to mention, a fair salary and an opportunity to own a chunk of a fast growing company.
Striga is building infrastructure for digital assets and financial services as a single set of APIs doing the heavy lifting of security and regulatory compliance. Striga's customers include early stage FinTech's, Web3 innovators, Banking Institutions and Crypto Exchanges utilizing services spanning the range of Crypto Custody, Trading, Card Issuing and Banking.
Building a crypto business today is a highly regulated space unlike a few years ago and maintaining a compliance program and building technology presents a huge barrier to entry for startups and mid-size businesses alike and the Striga platform solves the problem with a single set of APIs and a single contract to deliver services to 30 countries today.
Striga is the first company to be licensed to operate under the new law across Europe and is backed by YCombinator, Berkeley SkyDeck, Charlie Lee (Litecoin), Juan Benet (IPFS) and several others.Register to Apply
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