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Staff Backend Engineer, Crypto
Posted on 1/14/2022
INACTIVE
Locations
London, UK • San Francisco, CA, USA • Remote
Experience Level
Entry
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Desired Skills
Postgres
Kubernetes
Python
gRPC
Requirements
  • You have built backend services for large-scale distributed systems (ideally 8+ years experience). We work primarily in Go, with some Python, and our stack runs on Kubernetes, GRPC, and Postgres
  • You have experience deploying critical infrastructure into production
  • You have a deep understanding of multiple parts of the backend stack, from databases to networking to efficient computing
  • You are incredibly competent and do not require hand-holding. Experience leading a startup or a major project is a big plus. We are looking for people who can contribute from day 0
  • Blockchain experience is not necessary. If you are an exceptional backend engineer, we want to talk to you, whether or not you've worked in crypto before
Responsibilities
  • Design new types of decentralized networks and infrastructure at the scale of millions of users
  • Build backend services to support innovative user experiences
  • Develop smart contracts and integrate them with Reddit
  • Contribute meaningfully to team strategy
  • Communicate across the organization and work effectively throughout the Reddit stack
Reddit

501-1,000 employees

Social news website & forum
Company mission
Reddit's mission is to bring community and belonging to everyone in the world. The company operates a social news website and forum where content is socially curated by members.
Benefits
  • Comprehensive health benefits
  • Flexible unlimited vacation days & monthly global wellness days
  • Family planning funds & 4+ months paid parental leave
  • Personal & professional development funds
  • Paid volunteer time off
  • Workspace & home office benefits
Company Values
  • Evolve: Only by continually improving and learning will we succeed.
  • Add Value: We constantly evaluate our work to ensure it’s adding value and bringing us closer to achieving our mission. It’s easy to fall into the trap of conflating activity with value. Adding value requires hard work, but not all hard work is valuable.
  • Default: Open The free flow of ideas and feedback is the lifeblood of a healthy organization, and Reddit must embrace it if we are to thrive.