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Amber Group
in Hong Kong
Permanent, Full time
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20-40k
Amber Group
in Hong Kong
Permanent, Full time
Be the first to apply
20-40k
Posted by:
Melody Yao • Recruiter
Amber Group
Posted by:
Melody Yao
Recruiter

We are the market leader in pricing, trading and hedging complex digital assets. On an average day, we trade between $500mm to $3bn in cash, futures, swaps, options and other derivatives. We are an active liquidity provider on all major electronic exchanges and blockchain protocols, and have traded over $500bn across all products and categories in the past 36 months.

Our core value is building strong relationships with our clients; helping them buy and sell digital assets, earn yield, manage risk and access liquidity. We are a team of 300+ dynamic, entrepreneurial technologists, quantitative researchers, traders and engineers on a mission to enable frictionless markets. We operate around the clock and around the globe, with 7 global offices across Asia, Europe and North America. 

Our firm offers world-class technology infrastructure and research capabilities, but we are still unconstrained and nimble enough to remain deeply entrepreneurial. We are always interested in people who have an appetite for taking calculated risk, demonstrate a high level of original thinking and intellectual curiosity.

Website: https://www.ambergroup.io/

Location: Flexible

Responsibilities:
1. Work with product management team and UX team to develop a world class financial system
2. Understand requirements to build a user friendly application
3. Communicate requests to backend engineers for any new APIs needed and optimization of existing APIs
4. Able to think from a user perspective to recommend/add features for a better user experience.
5. Able to push back if requirements are not clear or if the UX might not be sound
6. Independently build world-class UI with clean front end code with minimal guidance

Requirements:
1. Formally trained with a strong academic record (CS degree preferred)
2. Have a strong understanding of modern JavaScript including ES6 and beyond. Proficient in TypeScript is a strong plus.
3. 3+ years of professional experience, worked on frontend project with React
4. Working with frontend development techniques and stacks (Webpack, SASS, CSS3, HTML5)
5. Experience with 3rd-party REST API integrations
6. Strong knowledge of version control software, specifically Git
7. Basic knowledge of blockchain / crypto. Preferable knowledge of web3.js.

Good to Have:
1. Familiar with at least one backend language like Python / Ruby / Java / Rust
2. Familiar with Linux server and basic DevOps skills
3. Experienced in smart contract programming (Solidity/Vyper).
4. Experienced in SDKs like Web3.js for interacting with Ethereum.

Company Overview

Amber is a leading digital asset service company founded in Asia (2017) and operating in over 100 countries. Amber has achieved significant team, revenue, and valuation growth in 4 years. Our team is building the future of digital wealth through sharp execution of our global strategy.
Amber is a 500-person digital-native firm with an inspiring culture and a sharp focus on execution. We have three business lines which correspond to the three explosive growing fields:
• An Institutional business serving the investing needs of asset managers, hedge funds, trading firms, family offices, and corporates.
• A Consumer business serving individual investors with a three-tier user experience, from a small digital newbie to huge, sophisticated digital native.
• A Creator business serving emerging digital culture communities: token gaming, digital art/music/collectibles, and social tokens.
Our valuation suggests we’re a mature FinTech unicorn, but our culture remains nimble, entrepreneurial, and fun. We are structured, but not bureaucratic. Our team is building the future of digital wealth towards metaverse through sharp execution of our global strategy. If Amber sounds like the kind of company you’d like to help grow, get in touch.

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