Careers in Crypto and Blockchain

Multicoin Capital
Multicoin Capital

Frontend Engineer

Drift Protocol
Drift Protocol
Job Functions:
Software Engineering
Employment Types:
Sydney, Australia; New York, NY, USA; Remote
70,000 – 150,000 USD per year
Posted on:

About Drift Labs

Drift is a leading derivatives exchange on Solana. Our mission is to bring state-of-the-art trader-centric experience from centralized exchanges on-chain. We're a team of experienced traders and builders from DeFi and traditional finance working together to make this a reality.

The Opportunity

Drift is looking for a Frontend Engineer to be a core member of our engineering team to build, maintain, and spearhead the development of our decentralized perpetual futures platform across its frontend. You’ll help determine the frontend strategy as well as implement it.

Within five months of launching, we have:

  • Hit $10B in cumulative volume traded;
  • Achieved over $50M in trader open interest with $13M in collateral vault balance;
  • Launched 21 trading markets.

Your Role

  • Build out frontend applications using React and Typescript
  • Influence the direction of UI/UX design
  • Ensure code quality and software reliability through code review and UI/UX testing
  • Proactively engage community members in order to build great user experience

Your Experience

  • 2+ years of experience in frontend software development
  • Proficiency with typescript, react and css
  • Experience in building decentralized applications using web3.js
  • Passion for DeFi and crypto
  • Ability to go from design concepts to implementation fast
  • Familiarity with UI/UX design

Nice to Have

  • Experience with any blockchain at the protocol level
  • Understanding of perpetual futures, options, margin trading and derivatives products
  • Familiarity with the Solana blockchain and building applications on Solana
  • Experience in data visualization frameworks
  • BSc in Computer Science, Mathematics, Statistics or relevant discipline
  • Product-oriented mindset

Drift's Development Stack

  • Frontend: Typescript + React
  • Smart Contracts: Rust (using Anchor framework)
  • Backend: MySQL, Node.js
  • Infrastructure: AWS


  • Remote first - work from anywhere
  • International team meets
  • Stipend for technology related costs

Drift is an equal opportunity employer and we value diversity at our company. All aspects of employment are based on merit, performance, and business needs. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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