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Senior Java Software Engineer, Software Security



Software Engineering
Posted on Tuesday, February 27, 2024

Working At Bitso

We are a diverse team that takes pride in understanding the perspectives of others. We fully embrace working remotely and we are eager to act, improve and accelerate progress inside and outside of our organization.

To drive revolutionary changes in society and make crypto useful, we delight our customers with world-class products, deep care, and intentional empathy.

Your Purpose

As a senior Software Security Java software engineer for Core Services, you will help design, write and implement a new authorization and authentication solution to be deployed across all Bitso services. This critical role involves collaboration with various teams (including our security experts) to ensure scalability, optimal performance and top-notch security. You will be also responsible for leading other engineers in the team, providing a technical direction and guiding them. Once this solution is implemented, your ongoing tasks(together with the whole team) will include its maintenance and continuous evolution. You will be at the forefront of incorporating the latest requirements, particularly those related to emerging authentication mechanisms, to keep our systems up-to-date and secure.

Reports To

This Role will be reporting to the Mercury Engineering Manager.

Who You Are

  • Proven English fluency.
  • A proficient and experienced engineer with vast knowledge in many different tools and business domains. This means you are not tight to the boundaries of the language of your preference but capable of quickly learning and understanding concepts you may be unfamiliar with in a language agnostic fashion
  • Successful completion of one or more projects in the Software security domain, ideally in a leading role
  • A team player. Have a demonstrated ability to work in a fast paced environment together and feel comfortable to challenge other Sr. Engineers putting ego aside and the common good first rather than the personal benefit
  • Autonomous - Is expected to have autonomy and independence and a get it done attitude

We expected solid knowledge of

  • Security engineering, system and network security, authentication and security protocols, cryptography or application security
  • Test Driven Development and Behaviour Driven Development (Experience with tools like Mockito, Spock, Cucumber etc)
  • Object Oriented and Functional Programming design (Java and Spring mostly) - API Design and Testing
  • Continuous Integration and Continuous Deployment. (Experience with tools like Maven, Gradle, Jenkins, Spinnaker are a great fit)
  • Software Architectures and System Design
  • Databases (PostgreSQL is a plus)
  • Understanding of Cloud Architectures, Microservices and Distributed Systems
  • Containerization (Kubernetes and Docker)
  • Familiarity with PHP and Shell Scripting is a plus

Preferred qualifications

  • Experience with OPA (Open Policy Agent), OAuth 2.0 and OpenID

What You Will Do

  • Be responsible for building and maintaining Bitso critical internal facing applications
  • Understand the requirements of Bitso's employees
  • Design and implement software tests
  • Engage politely on code reviews to maintain the highest level of quality standard
  • Help and correct bugs on our financial platform
  • Drive new feature development cooperatively with the Stakeholders
  • Have regular discussions with passionate people from many backgrounds
  • Architect solutions and improvement to scale our product and financial platforms
  • Ship high performance code designed for high scale, high growth, high visibility markets for every day hundreds of thousands of users

Research in Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion suggests that individuals may hesitate to apply for jobs if they do not meet all the listed criteria. At Bitso, we value diversity and your unique strengths could be just what we're looking for. If this role excites you but you don't match every point in the description, we still want to hear from you.


Who We Are

With over 7 million users, Bitso is the leading cryptocurrency platform in Latin America. We are developing the cryptocurrency ecosystem in the region and enabling financial inclusion. We believe crypto is the future of finance, and we’re committed to making it useful by providing equal access to safe and intuitive financial products.

We are here to make a lasting impact on our customer’s lives and we do so by embracing our core values:

  • Be Human: we delight our customers through great products, deep care and true empathy. We are humble and we take pride in understanding the views of others to help us see the full picture.
  • Drive Change: we're fearless pioneers committed to unlocking the crypto revolution for humanity. We move fast, take risks and work together to drive lasting impact.
  • Choose Bold Honesty: we seek the truth, especially when it’s uncomfortable, in our teams, products and business reality because that will uncover where we need to focus.
  • Be An Owner: our sense of urgency makes us have a bias towards action, where we prioritize exceptionally and are wise in allocating our time to ensure we always deliver creative and innovative results.

Learn more about our culture and values.

Compensation & Benefits

At Bitso, you are taking the front seat on the edge of crypto innovation, creating the next generation of crypto-powered products.

So for those willing to commit, adapt and pioneer the most important change of the century we offer:

  • Me Time program, including unlimited paid time off.
  • Remote-first work environment.
  • Employee Stock Option program.
  • Zero trading fees through our Bitso app.
  • Extended Family Leave policy: all birthing parents, non-birthing parents and adopting parents are eligible for a 4-months leave.
  • Premium health, dental and life insurances in Mexico, Brazil and Argentina.
  • Volunteering days.
  • Monthly stipend for gym memberships, relaxation activities, sports equipment, cooking classes, books, entertainment and more.

Want to leave an undoubtedly legacy with us? Fasten your seatbelt and join this spaceship, where you will find exponential growth and the opportunity to thrive!

  • These are the applicable requisites, although equivalent competencies in any of the above will also be considered.
  • This role is expected to work remotely.
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