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Backend Engineer

Wanted: Backend Developer looking to a join fast-growing Fintech Startup


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  • Thomas Glücksmann

What we do

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Founded in 2013 by former investment banking professionals, Gatecoin is a regulated bitcoin and ethereum token exchange.

Through our intuitive trading platform, we enable individuals and institutions around the world to trade and invest in cryptocurrency and blockchain assets.

Licensed as a Hong Kong Money Service Operator (MSO), we enforce strict KYC & AML compliance policies.

Thanks to our international payments network we offer fiat currency transfers in HKD, EUR, USD and AUD.

Our exchange infrastructure is designed, monitored and audited by world-class security experts to prevent theft of client assets and information.

Why we do

  • Cb4c38c1 153c 47d4 8026 ecd3765309b2 Our CEO, Aurélien MENANT being interviewed by Channel News Asia
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Blockchain technology is transforming the way that individuals and businesses transfer value and information, by challenging the established, centralized models of banks, internet companies and governments. Gatecoin was established to be the global gateway to blockchain applications, enabling any individual or institution to be part of this rapidly-developing decentralised ecosystem. Our exchange provides an easy way of buying and selling a wide range of cryptocurrencies and blockchain tokens using major fiat currencies and payment methods. These cryptocurrencies and tokens are used to fund, access and build blockchain applications.

How we do

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  • 11c8090a 04dd 40ce b603 f2237aefcb10 Our CEO, Aurélien MENANT being interviewed by Thomson Reuters in our meeting room

We promote a collaborative, creative and friendly working culture. Our team members are from all corners of the globe, with 10+ nationalities so far, and we provide visa sponsorship for skilled applicants from outside Hong Kong.


We are a fast-growing fintech startup focused on the rapidly evolving blockchain ecosystem in the heart of the dynamic Asia Pacific region. We are looking for a junior backend developer to help us enhance the performance, security and administration of our current web based blockchain assets trading platform.

We are eager to hire a talented individual with a proven track record in backend development (C# and .NET) to complement our expanding engineering team.

You will be exposed to the latest developments in the blockchain industry and have the chance to learn about new backend technologies through regular training sessions. We also encourage you to spend up to 10% of your time at work to contribute to open source blockchain projects.

Your role:
Enhance the performance of trading platform
Work directly with CTO and Product Owner to develop new trading features, reporting tools and web administration interface.
Regular maintenance of trading engine and overall system.
Ensure the replication and security of the exchange system.
Manage and enhance system databases.

What we are looking for:
A degree in computer science, engineering or a related field, or equivalent experience and a proven track record demonstrating:

2+ years backend development experience with C# and .NET (F# is a plus) ideally related to the development of a real-time, high performance front-end application.
Experience with SQL databases (MySQL a plus) and familiarity working with object-relational mapping tools such as EntityFramework.
Experience with or deep knowledge of multithreading, parallelism or concurrency.
Experience with database query optimization.
Good command of written and spoken English.
Self-motivated individual who can work independently as well as in a team environment.
Strong analytical thinking and problem-solving mindset.
Fast learner/willing to learn about the newest development technologies.
Passion for bitcoin, ethereum, smart contracts, dapps and eager to learn about the latest blockchain technology trends.

Great if you have:
ORM experience
Knowledge of or experience with Mono or Xamarin for Mobile
Knowledge of or experience with FP (e.g. F#)

What's next:
Let us know why you will be a good fit for Gatecoin by sharing with us links or documentation to showcase your experience and skills in backend development in your Wantedly profile.

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Basic info
Looking for Backend Engineer
Job type Full-time
Company info
Founder Aurélien Menant
Founded on July, 2013
Headcount 12 members
Industries Financial Services / Insurance / IT (Internet/Mobile) / IT (Telecom/SI/Software)

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