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Senior Engineering Lead

Hex Trust

Hex Trust

Hong Kong
Posted on Monday, May 22, 2023

Hex Trust is a fully-licensed and insured digital asset custodian. Led by veteran banking technologists and award-winning financial services experts, Hex Trust has built Hex Safe, a proprietary bank-grade platform that delivers solutions for digital asset protocols, foundations, financial institutions, and the Web3 ecosystem. Hex Trust has offices in Singapore, Hong Kong, Dubai, Italy, and Vietnam.


Position Summary

The Senior Engineering Lead is responsible for the development of Blockchain and Cryptocurrency related applications such as Wallets, Custody Systems, simple smart contracts and Crypto Trading applications involving both frontend and backend components. In this position, you will work closely with product managers, UX designers, and development teams (backend & frontend).

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Participate in the technical solutions design and full development life cycle;
  • Contribute to the design of the system architecture in full respect of the micro services paradigm. Prepare/update sequence diagrams involving applications being developed/updated;
  • Design the application architecture, efficiently structuring in modules with clear segregation of duties among them, with the objectives of efficiency, maintainability and re usability of the code
  • Perform hands-on prototypes, and proof-of-concept and development as required in blockchain technologies or any other technologies;
  • Deliver strategic technical solutions to match the requirement of clients;
  • Prepare documents on design specifications, deployment guides, user guides, etc;
  • Adhere to good coding practices in order to produce simple and easy-to-maintain code, following Hex Trust engineering Guiding Principles. Over time, contribute to the evolution of such Principles where, appropriate ;
  • Guarantee enough coverage of unit testing and provide guidance for proper integration testing;
  • Inspire, lead, develop, and grow your team (if applicable), complete managerial duties as required (incl. leave & performance management)
  • Perform other duties as reasonably assigned.
  • 5+ years’ experience in backend development;
  • 3+ years’ experience in blockchain development;
  • Experience with strongly typed, compiled languages such as Golang, Rust, Java (Spring/SpringBoot) or C++;
  • Experience in micro-services architectures. Experience with event driven architecture is a strong plus;
  • Familiar with the fundamentals on how to create Highly Available applications: pitfalls to avoid, best practices and techniques to efficiently achieve the result;
  • Preferred experience with message queue/broker systems;
  • Preferred experience in on of the following fields: scalable systems, distributed systems, latency critical systems, trading, financial transactions;
  • Familiar with Docker and building images to run applications in a cloud environment;
  • Strong preference for some experience in deploying applications in Kubernetes clusters
  • Understand code written in Node.js and Express.js development using TypeScript;
  • Experience in SQL and Shell Scripting.
  • Solidity/EVM smart contract development experience would be a plus;
  • Ability to work collaboratively with team members;
  • Attention to detail, with the ability to work independently in an ambiguous and fast-paced environment;
  • Good planning, coordination and communication skills;
  • Interest in blockchain, digital assets, trading, and security;

As one of the leading Web3 innovators, Hex Trust offers a front-row seat in the ever-changing blockchain & crypto industry. We genuinely believe that people are our greatest asset, and invest heavily so they’re best prepared to support our mission to unlock ownership in decentralized markets! You will be joining a company that is always committed to creating a supportive & inclusive environment that promotes personal and professional growth that furthers your success and drives innovation, collaboration, and passion in the blockchain space.

At Hex Trust, we are proud of our R.A.P.I.D. culture:

  • Respect and Inclusion
  • Agile
  • Passionate
  • Indivisible
  • Driven by integrity

Join us at Hex Trust and not only can you look forward to working with blockchain professionals to build the decentralized future, but also:

  • Competitive Salaries & Bonuses
  • Generous Amounts of Paid Time Off (incl. leave for Birthdays, Work Anniversary, and Mental Health etc.)
  • Flexible Work Arrangements
  • Access to Corporate Discounts and exclusive Employer Perks
  • Medical & Retirement Plans
  • Professional Learning and Development Opportunities
  • Elevate your work using cutting-edge technology
  • Fun & friendly office spaces in Hong Kong, Singapore, Dubai and Vietnam
  • Regular company & social events

Hex Trust is an equal-opportunity employer devoted to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status or disability status.