Full-Time

Senior Backend Engineer

Updated on 5/7/2024

Blockworks

Blockworks

51-200 employees

Provides news and insights about digital assets

Financial Services
Crypto & Web3

Senior

New York, NY, USA

Required Skills
MySQL
Node.js
Postgres
TypeScript
Vercel
Redis
Development Operations (DevOps)
Requirements
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or a related field (or equivalent work experience)
  • Minimum of 5 years of professional experience as a Backend Engineer, with a strong focus on backend development and architecture using Typescript and Node.js
  • Experience building fast API endpoints that can handle 1M+ requests per day
  • Extensive experience with Vercel and its serverless functions, including deployment, configuration, and optimization
  • Proficiency in designing and optimizing relational databases, such as MySQL and PostgreSQL, including data modeling and query optimization
  • Experience with caching mechanisms and tools like Redis to enhance application performance and scalability
  • Strong problem-solving skills and ability to troubleshoot and resolve technical issues in a fast-paced environment
  • Familiarity with DevOps practices and experience with CI/CD pipelines, automated testing, and deployment tools
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to collaborate effectively with cross-functional teams
  • Strong attention to detail and ability to write clean, maintainable, and reusable code
Responsibilities
  • Ship fast, ship often
  • Own the backend stack for our exciting crypto products
  • Participate in all aspects of product development life cycle including system architecture/design
  • Estimate engineering effort, plan implementation, and rollout system changes
  • Identify project risks and work effectively to mitigate them
  • Find and fix stability/scalability issues in a very time critical environment

Blockworks provides news and insights about digital assets through editorial content, newsletters, podcasts, and events, leveraging technologies such as content creation, distribution, podcast production, and event organization.

Company Stage

Seed

Total Funding

$12.1M

Headquarters

New York, New York

Founded

2018

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

14%

1 year growth

39%

2 year growth

67%