About Kraken

Based in San Francisco, Kraken is the world’s largest global bitcoin exchange in euro volume and liquidity. Kraken’s clients also trade USD, CAD, ETH, XRP, LTC, and other digital currencies, on a platform consistently rated the best and most secure bitcoin exchange by independent news media.

Kraken’s employees are generally not listed on LinkedIn due to the company’s security policy.

Founded in 2011, Kraken was the first bitcoin exchange to have its market data displayed on the Bloomberg Terminal, the first to pass a cryptographically verifiable proof-of-reserves audit, and one of the first exchanges to offer leveraged bitcoin margin trading. Kraken is trusted by millions of traders, institutions, and authorities across the world, from Toyko’s court-appointed trustee to Germany’s BaFin regulated Fidor Bank. In January 2016, Kraken announced that it was acquiring prominent bitcoin exchanges Coinsetter and Cavirtex to expand into American and Canadian markets. In 2019 Kraken acquired Crypto Facilities a registered futures platform.

Kraken is backed by investors including, Money Partners Group, Hummingbird Ventures, Blockchain Capital, and Digital Currency Group, among others.

"We wake up every single day determined to change the world by delivering a great exchange. Bitcoin is more than just a new way to make purchases. It’s even more than a protocol for exchanging value over the internet without an intermediary. We are empowering people to live simply, efficiently and more connected to others. We put our clients’ best interests first and foremost. They are at the heart of our company and drive everything we do. We believe in having a laser focus when pursuing our strategic goals and participate only in markets where we can make a significant contribution. We believe in complete transparency, deep collaboration and we never forget that people come first. Having this mindset allows us to grow and advance at a rate which others cannot."​
Jesse Powell, CEO of Kraken

Tech stack

Learn about the technology and tools that Kraken uses.

View tech stack
plus

8 more

Benefits and perks

Learn about the benefits and perks that Kraken provides.

View benefits
Icons/design/feather/bitcoin

Get paid in crypto

Kraken prides itself on being at the forefront of crypto innovation, and that means the majority of our workforce has the option to be paid in bitcoin.

Icons/design/feather/money hand

Equity Options

Kraken owes its success and growth to its people. That's why we offer nearly all our Krakenites a stake in the company.

5 remote jobs at Kraken

Kraken is hiring Frontend Engineer - Trading UI, Backend Engineer - Rust, and more.

View all jobs at Kraken

Remote companies like Kraken

These are some great remote companies operating in similar industries to Kraken.

View all companies
Icons/design/feather/2 layers

23 tech stacks

Icons/design/feather/stars

5 benefits

We're here to help every entrepreneur push the world forward.Startups and founders have shaped America's economic landscape for the better.

Icons/design/feather/2 layers

31 tech stacks

Icons/design/feather/stars

5 benefits

Decentralized, together. Build, share, find, and use apps that treat you better.

Icons/design/feather/2 layers

52 tech stacks

Icons/design/feather/stars

6 benefits

Sendwave's mission is to change that by making sending money anywhere in the world easy and affordable.

Icons/design/feather/2 layers

30 tech stacks

Icons/design/feather/stars

2 benefits

At RabbitHole, we're building the on-chain resume for the future of work in crypto.

Icons/design/feather/2 layers

35 tech stacks

Icons/design/feather/stars

1 benefit

Sell first, pay suppliers later.Treyd was born out of the conviction that hardware companies should be able to scale as fast as software companies.

The latest jobs in your inbox

We'll keep you updated with the best new remote jobs.

Read about our privacy policy

Hiring remotely?
Start posting jobs today.

Start posting jobs for only $50.

Post remote jobs on Himalayas