Graduate Hire 2023/24 - Software Engineer

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Who We Are

At OKX, we believe our future is reshaped with technology. Founded in 2017, OKX is one of the world’s leading cryptocurrency spot and derivatives exchanges. OKX innovatively adopted blockchain technology to reshape the financial ecosystem by offering some of the most diverse and sophisticated products, solutions, and trading tools on the market. Trusted by more than 20 million users in over 180 regions globally, OKX strives to provide an engaging platform that empowers every individual to explore the world of crypto. In addition to its world-class DeFi exchange, OKX serves its users with OKX Insights, a research arm that is at the cutting edge of the latest trends in the cryptocurrency industry. With its extensive range of crypto products and services, and unwavering commitment to innovation, OKX vision is a world of financial access backed by blockchain and the power of decentralized finance.

We invest in our people as much as we invest in technology. We are united by our engaging culture, here we win as a team, embrace changes, and do the right thing. We are committed to creating a friendly, rewarding and diverse environment for OKers. It doesn’t matter where you come from, here everyone feels valued, respected and has the same opportunities to develop and thrive — we want to bring out the best in you.

About OKX Graduate Program (Supernova)

The Supernova Program is a 3-year Career Accelerator Program that aims to fast-track young, high performing graduates into technical experts and future leaders mainly in the fields of Product Engineering, Product Management, and Product Design. We firmly believe in the youthful power of the new era. Join us to achieve your narrative around crypto.
As a graduate Software Engineer, you will build and maintain the OKX platform with millions of daily active users. You will work cross-functionally with design, product, and other engineering teams to identify customer needs, and ship high-quality new features through fast iterations. This is an opportunity to learn the full life cycle of crypto platforms including pro/retail trading, asset management, and wallet.

Hiring Teams

  • Mobile: As a Mobile Engineer, you will build and maintain our core mobile app with millions of daily active users. You will have the opportunity to learn the full life cycle of a crypto mobile application including retail/pro trading, asset management, wallet and more.
  • Frontend: As a Frontend Engineer, you will be working closely with the top-notch frontend development team on a wide variety of products - developing with performance in mind to serve a world class digital asset trading platform with millions of active users.
  • Backend: As a Backend Engineer, you will focus on building our state-of-the-art Cefi/Defi/Quant platform to help our global customers buy and sell their digital assets seamlessly and flawlessly.
  • SRE/Network & Info Security: As an SRE/Security Engineer, you will be working on a wide-spectrum of projects to manage the IT infrastructure for our global digital asset trading platform and office operations.

What You’ll Be Doing

  • Be part of the global engineering team to design and develop cutting-edge crypto-linked products on the platform. Deliver customized solutions with performance, scalability and continuous integration in mind while maintaining overall architecture consistency.
  • Be a problem solver to build high availability, high performance distributed service. Strive for optimization and maximize user satisfaction in a time-critical manner.
  • Partner closely with Design, Product and Marketing teams, drive rapid innovation by turning design ideas into quality features that scale to millions of users. Communicate effectively to peers, cross-functions and leadership on project deliverables.
  • Stay on top of industry trends, and evaluate new solutions to address our unique and fast-growing business needs. Prototype ideas quickly using cutting edge technologies.
  • Maintain high-quality technical documentation. Uphold technology best practices and code reviews with peers. Improve efficiency in cross-office/time zone collaboration.

What We Look For In You

  • Bachelors in Computer Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics, related technical disciplines, or self-taught enthusiasts
  • Possess relevant tech stack skillset for the respective specialisation - Java/SpringBoot/SpringCloud, Microservice/API development, JavaScript, React/Angular/Vue, HTML5/CSS3, Kotlin/Objective-C/Swift, relational databases, data structures and algorithms, OS and network computers.
  • Passionate about the latest technology. Curious to learn all aspects of trading products in financial and crypto markets, including spot, future, swap, options, and structured products.
  • Analytical with positive problem-solving mindset, A pro-active team player that embodies a growth mindset, flexible and comfortable in navigating ambiguity with a global mindset
  • Experience in practicing automated testing and continuous integration

Nice to Haves

  • Experience in internship/ freelance projects, designed and developed micro-service programs, or capability for cross-browser development.
  • Comfortable with the cloud-based Linux environment. Knowledgeable in multi-threading and distributed architecture. Understanding of mainstream messaging frameworks including Kafka. Or familiar with daily developing tools such as npm, gulp, webpack, git, etc.
  • Interested in equipping themselves to be full-stack architects and open to rotate amongst specialisation. Curious and excited in crypto/ block chain industry.

Highlights of Perks & Benefits

  • Market Competitive total compensation package
  • Comprehensive insurance coverage for employees and their dependants
  • Meal Allowance Program
  • More surprises to find out!

Equal Opportunity

OKX is committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, genetic information, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, marital status, disability status, or Veteran status. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements. If you have a need that requires accommodation, please let your recruiter know during your application process.

Closing in 7 days
Closing in 7 days
  • Job type:Graduate Jobs
  • Disciplines:
    Cyber Security, Data Science and Analytics,
  • Work rights:
    Hong Kong Citizen, Hong Kong
  • Locations:
    Hong Kong
  • Closing Date:29th Jun 2024, 3:59 pm


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