Cryptocurrency/Blockchain Developer

Deriv DMCC

Dubai, UAE

Ref: SP475-27

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

Our team

We are the Cryptocurrency/Blockchain Development team, committed to providing transformative solutions to cryptocurrency challenges, building decentralised applications using blockchain technology, and designing an effective architecture for our cryptocurrency transactions. We aim to create a secure and pleasing crypto-experience for our clients.

About us

Founded in 1999, (formerly is a pioneer in online trading. We enable our customers to trade on the world’s financial markets. Focused on customer-centric solutions, we aspire to be the world’s leading online trading service provider. A career at offers you the opportunity to make an impact in a fast-growing organisation that’s at the cutting edge of online trading technology.

Your role

As a Cryptocurrency/Blockchain Developer, you will help with the operation of our existing crypto-cashier system and play a key role in our future blockchain-based projects. Your work will directly influence the core architecture that powers our high-traffic binary options trading website.

What you’ll do

- Design and develop applications and platforms based on blockchain technology.
- Improve the security of current blockchain-based projects.
- Keep abreast with new developments in the cryptocurrency world.
- Devise the architecture and best practices for the adoption of blockchain technology.
- Build rapid prototypes and collaborate with different departments on fast-paced projects.
- Identify and resolve any possible cryptocurrency-related issues.
- Research and evaluate blockchain solutions to identify the ones that can best meet our needs.
- Create robust software logic that supports foolproof cryptocurrency transactions.
- Work closely with our technical and non-technical teams to develop and integrate blockchain solutions for our business.
- Share your expertise on cryptocurrencies and blockchain technology with the colleagues who are working on related projects.

What we’ll give you

- Growth-inducing challenges
- Productive work atmosphere
- Cooperation, support, and empowerment
- Career progression opportunities
- Market-based salary
- Annual performance bonus
- Medical insurance
- Housing and transportation allowance
- Casual dress code
- Work permit for yourself


Dubai Multi Commodities Centre (DMCC)

About the location

DMCC is the largest free trade zone in the UAE and is home to many businesses and residences. It is a massive community: with over 540 retail outlets, over 300 restaurants, 5 hotels, spas, fitness centres, parks, running tracks, childcare facilities, and educational institutions, you will find almost everything you need here. Along the serene waterfront, there are regular activities such as sporting events, community fairs, farmers markets, and charity fairs.

Getting around in the DMCC is made easy with public transportation such as bus services providing 78 round trips daily. Relocate to DMCC and experience modern living in a beautiful and vibrant city.


What you have

- Experience with languages such as Perl, Python, PHP, C/C++, Go, Node.js, Rust, or
- Ruby, and a willingness to become highly proficient with Perl
- Experience with Solidity and the development of Dapps
- Thorough knowledge of Bitcoin and Ethereum and familiarity with other cryptocurrencies
- Understanding of cryptography, including asymmetric, symmetric, hash functions, and encryption/signatures
- Familiarity with concepts such as blockchain confirmations, multisig, and HD wallets
- Knowledge of coloured coins and Ethereum tokens, including ERC20/23/223
- Knowledge of hashing algorithms, including SHA and scrypt
- Experience with Bitcoin or Geth RPC APIs
- Ability to produce high-quality, self-documenting code by using test-driven development (TDD) techniques
- Passion for Linux and other open-source platforms

About the Company

We’re Deriv. We’re all about trading. We’re the geeky upstarts who pioneered an industry. That was more than 20 years ago, and we’re still going strong. Today, we work across continents and serve over a million traders from around the globe. Join us. Grow with us.

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