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#180367

Sr. Backend Developer, Web3

United States
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Overview

Location: Remote anywhere in USA or Canada

We are helping our blockchain gaming platform client to hire a Sr. Backend Developer. The primary responsibilities include building and maintaining the primary infrastructure that supports core products. You will be building out the future of the decentralized metaverse with our team and the community, with many opportunities to solve hard technical problems and take ownership of your modules.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Participate in product development from ideation to development and beyond
  • Write well designed, testable, efficient code using best practices
  • Build and lead big parts of products from scratch
  • Design, develop, and integrate APIs across our products
  • Build robust monitoring and testing systems to manage uptime
  • Design and implement data storage solutions
  • Maintain and optimize existing systems
  • Create new features for our users and for internal use
  • Participate in code reviews, build reusable code and libraries for future use, and help team members improve

 

Requirements:

  • You have 5+ years of experience in a similar position

  • You’re experienced with JavaScript (preferably TypeScript), Node/Express, SQL (preferably Postgres) RESTful API development experience, unit/integration testing
  • You can work independently and lead workstreams/mentor others if needed
  • You have a solid understanding of how web applications work including security, session management, and best development practices
  • You have clean code and architecture habits
  • You have strong organizational skills to juggle multiple tasks within time constraints
  • You have an interest in blockchain/web3, gaming, or working in a startup environment

 

 

Nice-to-have Skills:

  • Distributed systems (task queues, message queues, caching, mutex locking, data streaming), authentication/authorization, application performance monitoring, key/value stores, high-throughput read/write data storage, containerization (Docker/Kubernetes), feature flags
  • Bonus Points for: Data analytics, data warehousing, data lakes, machine learning

 

 

Perks:

  • Competitive salary and equity (token) grant — a sliding scale of cash and tokens
  • Remote-first team with annual team retreats
  • Comprehensive medical, dental, and vision benefits
  • Unlimited vacation days and PTO/sick days
  • Generous home office setup reimbursement and annual learning & development stipend