Senior Backend Developer

We are looking for a Senior Backend Developer for a rapidly scaling US-based startup that works on building a new social network focused on NFT and crypto art. Their goal is to onboard billions of people into NFTs. They believe creators should make a living online, and anyone participating in social networks deserves to share the value created. 

About the Company

The company is building a new social network focused on making NFTs appealing to the end user. Long term, they want to be creator-owned, decentralized social media protocol. Their current product lets users discover and show off their digital art. A long-term vision is to build the social media protocol of the internet, letting any developer build on top of an open social graph.

About the Project

Each piece of content is a NFT. It allows for new ways to monetize content, from NFT sales, royalties, creator tokens and DeFi. The key innovation brought by NFTs is that creators own their content, and thus can sell them to fans, collectors or advertisers. This is the one of the first crypto primitives the company wants to introduce to a mainstream audience. This industry is early, and they think they can build the missing piece on top of the NFT standard that will reach mainstream audiences.

Position Requirements

  • 5+ years experience as a Back-End (Django) / Full-stack developer
  • Background in consumer apps such as social, fintech, or marketplaces
  • Strong product design sense (you will own major product decisions)
  • Passionate about crypto and the opportunities it unlocks
  • Ideally based in the San Francisco Bay Area, the US, or within US time zones
  • The company operates in a remote-first model and organize on-sites every few months

Engineering team and processes

The first steps are to build an incredibly beautiful web and mobile app, and the company needs an exceptional backend/full-stack engineer to fulfill this mission.

They are a highly technical team of 5 taking on this world-changing opportunity, hiring across all engineering roles, so this can be the most challenging and rewarding role of your career.

Perks and benefits

Compensation and equity will be competitive and commensurate with experience. This is a full-time role that covers health insurance, remote office setup and on-site trips.

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