Front-end Developer

| Greater NYC Area

Paxful is a leading peer-to-peer powered bitcoin marketplace and a universal money translator. Our mission is social justice through financial freedom worldwide. By offering a platform with over 300 financial networks that empowers both merchants and buyers alike, we have created opportunities for millions across the globe who don’t have access to traditional banking services.

Paxful was founded in 2015 and has an established headquarters in New York, with offices in Estonia, Hong Kong and the Philippines. Currently, we have over 200 dedicated employees globally and are growing rapidly. We have millions of users, a strong business model, and are completely bootstrapped. One of our pillars is giving back to the communities we help through initiatives such as #BuiltWithBitcoin. You’ll be joining an international team that seeks to make real, sustainable change in the world.

Paxful teams tend to have:

  • An open mind: We believe that change and new ideas are exciting, not threatening.
  • A proactive attitude: We’re willing and ready to roll up our sleeves and take responsibility.
  • Accountability: As colleagues, we take care of each other and our work.
  • Self-direction: We figure out solutions on our own and take charge of carrying them out.
  • An adaptive mindset: We shift our processes, perspectives, and working styles along with the environment.
  • Passion: We feel driven by being part of the mission.

Sound like a fit?

We are looking for a Front-end Developer who will write efficient, testable, and reusable code using React, Redux, and Typescript. Working with the Product team in the New York office, you'll be using your awesome software development skills to ensure the creation of new functionality and have an impact on the front-end architecture on one of the largest peer-to-peer bitcoin exchange services. Responsibilities include creation of new features using the most advanced technologies and a functional approach. Ultimately, you will help to change the global FinTech system for the better.

What you'll be doing:

  • Write efficient, testable, and reusable code
  • Solve complex performance problems and architectural challenges
  • Work closely with our developers and product owners in an agile team
  • Help to troubleshoot, test, and maintain the product
  • Follow company coding standards
  • Perform code reviews and mentor your peers
  • Cover your code with tests

Requirements

What you’ll bring to this role:

  • 3+ years of relevant software development experience
  • Strong TypeScript skills
  • Good knowledge of state management libraries
  • Experience with frameworks such as React
  • Experience with state management libraries such as Redux
  • Experience with Functional programming techniques
  • Experience with working in a team setting

Ideally, you’ll also have:

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science or related field
  • Experience with statically typed programming languages
  • Experience with PHP
  • Ready to work in the fast-growing environment
  • Experience or interest in cryptocurrency, blockchain and/or financial technology

Benefits

Perks:

  • Healthcare insurance, including dental and vision
  • Catered lunch and dinner daily, with premium snacks
  • Gym membership of your choice and personal training sessions
  • Sports nutrition and supplements, massages and chiropractor sessions
  • Training and professional development resources
  • Paid company events and retreats
  • Generous paid time off
  • Paid maternity/paternity leave including a one-time bonus to support newborn
  • Commuter benefits
  • 401(k) with company matching
  • Accessible office in the West Village
  • Flexible hours
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Technology we use

  • Engineering
    • GolangLanguages
    • KotlinLanguages
    • PHPLanguages
    • PythonLanguages
    • SqlLanguages
    • SwiftLanguages
    • ReactLibraries
    • ReduxLibraries
    • LaravelFrameworks
    • MongoDBDatabases
    • MySQLDatabases
    • PostgreSQLDatabases

Location

609 Greenwich St, New York, NY 10014

What are Paxful Perks + Benefits

Paxful Benefits Overview

Flexible hours
Competitive salary, with the option of payment in bitcoin
Healthcare insurance, including dental and vision
Catered lunch and dinner daily
Gym membership of your choice
Sponsored sports nutrition and health-related activities
Paid maternity/paternity leave including a special one-time bonus to support newborn
Commuter benefits
Training and professional development resources
Paid company events and retreats

Culture
Partners with Nonprofits
We partner with grassroots non-profits in Rwanda, including ZamZam Water. We also operate our own non-profit initiative, #BuiltWithBitcoin.
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Open office floor plan
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Wellness Programs
Onsite Gym
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K) Matching
Paxful provides employees with a 401(k) matching plan managed by TransAmerica. We match 100% of contributions up to 4% of an employee's annual gross pay.
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Remote Work Program
Return-to-work program post parental leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Volunteer Time
Our employees receive 8 hours per year of paid volunteer time.
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Free Daily Meals
Stocked Kitchen
Happy Hours
Happy hours are hosted On occasion .
Parking
We offer employees A parking subsidy.
Fitness Subsidies
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Lunch and learns
Acme Co. hosts lunch and learn meetings once per month.
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Time allotted for learning
Online course subscriptions available
Paid industry certifications
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