Crypto Solutions Architect

Take ownership of the architecture of our Crypto/Blockchain product suite, whilst maintaining a hands on approach to the code
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Who we are

The Workshop is a tech company that develops incredible software for the online gaming industry. Living by the motto “Fearlessly Forward,” innovation is at the centre of everything we do, whether it’s our games, new products and technologies. We understand that great ideas come from great people, and great people thrive when they’re trusted to challenge, change, improve, and perfect our products and processes.Our strength lies in the diversity of our skills, and that comes from the diversity of our people. The Workshop is committed to being a diverse and inclusive workplace where we learn from each other, trust each other, and value collaboration. We welcome candidates of all genders, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, disability, physical appearance, body size, race, age, nationality, belief (or lack thereof,) and programming language preference. As an equal opportunity employer, we offer a pleasant, supportive place to work – whoever you are. It’s a place where you can try new ideas, take risks, and move Fearlessly Forward.

What you'll do

You’ll be a hands-on technologist designing the best technical solution for our range of payment products, built on blockchain principles.

Your role will take ownership of the architecture of the fintech product suite, working closely with the Group CTO and the Director of Engineering to define the best solution for the use case. You’ll be architecting a fintech ecosystem to support the processing and management of payments for online gaming and beyond.

You’ll work with the Product team to build an architectural roadmap that helps achieve our long-term product goals.

The Engineering team primarily works on high performing transactional financial services applications built on Java/JEE/JavaScript/Cassandra/Elastic. We run services orchestrated in Kubernetes and are always interested in new technologies.

You will:

  • Define and evangelise the future state architecture of our proprietary fintech products.
  • Review existing architecture and add improvements to a robust architectural roadmap.
  • Identify and own delivery of non-functional requirements such as Extensibility, Reusability, Performance, Scalability and Security.
  • Collaborate with Product and Engineering Teams to enforce architecture, development standards and best practice.
  • Act as an advocate and evangelist for technologies and following best practice, including coaching, mentoring and leadership.
  • Consult during delivery lifecycle to ensure the team adhere to the principles defined.
  • Bring new ideas to the team, ideating new use cases and leveraging our technology for our customer growth.
  • Work closely with the Group CTO and our fintech engineering teams.
  • Have a hands-on approach, coding prototypes and examples when required.
  • Define and implement best practice to architecture deliverables.

What you'll bring

  • A demonstration of solid experience in software development, including design, build and support.
  • Demonstrated ability to build consensus among many stakeholders.
  • Solid experience of cloud computing.
  • Good experience of Java and JavaScript.
  • Hands-on with a desire to code by example.
  • Experience in developing high volume transactional applications, with a good understanding of performance bottlenecks and how to fix/prevent them.
  • Exposure to blockchain and decentralised applications.
  • Exposure to cryptography.
  • A good understanding of message queueing, database frameworks (inc. NoSQL).
  • Passionate in building cutting-edge, high quality applications.
  • The ability to context switch and be adaptable to change.

What's in it for you

  • Challenging and fulfilling work at an innovative, global company that uses cutting-edge tech
  • Private medical insurance and pension plan
  • Global work experience in an agile methodology
  • Flexibility of working from home/office to stay both safe and collaborative
  • Flexible working hours, well-being programs, learning and growth opportunities
  • Flexible benefits package
  • Regular Hackathons and Designathons 
  • Opportunity to shape the tech community inside and outside of The Workshop, mentoring and sharing knowledge with others
  • Six weeks’ paid leave for every four years of service
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Our culture

We’re lucky enough to have a home in two of Europe’s best tech cities – London and Malaga – and are proud of our diversity. Our Inventors represent over 40 different nationalities and almost 30 languages.


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