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Senior Software Engineer, Nifty Gateway (Fullstack)



Software Engineering
Gurugram, Haryana, India
Posted on Thursday, February 15, 2024

About the Company

Gemini is a global crypto and Web3 platform founded by Tyler Winklevoss and Cameron Winklevoss in 2014. Gemini offers a wide range of crypto products and services for individuals and institutions in over 70 countries.

Our flagship product, the Gemini Exchange, was built to be a compliant and secure platform to buy, sell, and store crypto. Our suite of retail products includes ActiveTrader, a high-performance platform for advanced traders. Gemini also offers the Gemini Credit Card providing real-time crypto rewards, the Gemini dollar (GUSD), a U.S. dollar-backed stablecoin, and Gemini Staking, allowing users to securely stake their tokens on-chain and receive rewards. Nifty Gateway, Gemini's NFT platform, is the world's premier marketplace for NFTs and digital art.

Gemini customers also have access to a wide range of institutional products tailor-made for high-net-worth individuals, asset and wealth managers, and hedge funds and liquidity providers seeking exposure to crypto. Customers looking to place large orders can use Gemini eOTC, a fully-electronic over-the-counter trading platform built for high-value bulk orders. For wealth management professionals, we offer a unique destination for their clients’ crypto portfolios from a single platform, and we enable fully electronic clearing and settlement of off-exchange crypto trades.

The Department: Nifty Gateway

Nifty Gateway is the premiere, all-in-one platform that makes it easy to buy, sell, and store digital art and collectibles, otherwise known as Nifties (or NFTs). Nifty Gateway was founded by Duncan and Griffin Cock Foster in 2018, and acquired by Gemini in 2019, with the belief that crypto networks and the blockchain have the power to fundamentally change the art world by creating greater choice, independence, and opportunity for artists, creators, and collectors.

The Role: Staff Software Engineer

At the Staff level, engineers are expected to master their immediate domain and have broad impact across other engineering teams. This person will define technical direction, unblock and mentor
teammates, and tackle the most complex system and architectural challenges. Staff engineers are distinguished by their organization-level impact and focus on high-leverage activity, in addition to direct code contribution.


  • Design, implement, deploy, and maintain services supporting multiple engineering teams.
  • Advocate and model technical and operational excellence.
  • Drive large cross-group technical initiatives.
  • Set long-term technical strategy for services within and adjacent to the primary domain.
  • Review, validate and provide feedback on technical design documents.
  • Perform thorough code reviews to ensure quality and up-level peers.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • 6-8 years dedicated software development experience, primarily use Python (Django framework with DRF for API).
  • 5 years in-depth experience with distributed systems or cloud computing. We primarily use AWS native technologies, Docker.
  • Significant experience with configuration management and infrastructure as code. We often use Terraform and Ansible.
  • Experience building and owning low-latency, high-availability critical systems or cloud-based services.
  • Experience defining, managing, and executing a portfolio of complex engineering projects.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Expertise in event-driven architecture.
  • Expertise in instrumentation, observability and monitoring.
  • Experience with container and orchestration technologies and relevant security considerations. We often use Kubernetes and EKS.
  • Expertise in Relational and non-relational databases.
  • Experience in Celery, EventBridge, SQS and SNS.
It Pays to Work Here
The compensation & benefits package for this role includes:
  • Competitive base salary
  • Benefits
  • Discretionary annual bonus

At Gemini, we strive to build diverse teams that reflect the people we want to empower through our products, and we are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity, or Veteran status. Equal Opportunity is the Law, and Gemini is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. If you have a specific need that requires accommodation, please let a member of the People Team know.