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Staff Software Engineer, Backend
Posted on 3/15/2022
INACTIVE
Locations
United States
Experience Level
Entry
Junior
Mid
Senior
Expert
Desired Skills
Elasticsearch
GraphQL
Leadership
Postgres
Research
Responsibilities
  • Architect and design core product features from start to finish; from conception and research to implementation and iteration, all the way through deployment, maintenance, and future iterations
  • Help architect and build performant backend systems for serving our core marketplace features
  • Mentor and train other team members on best practices and approaching large ambiguous problems
  • Shepherd products from designs and specifications to live deployments
  • Scale OpenSea across multiple blockchains and core protocols
  • Prioritize projects and tasks based on impact; balancing moving fast and building for the long haul
  • If you don't think you meet all of the criteria below but still are interested in the job, please apply. Nobody checks every box, and we're looking for someone who is excited to join the team
Desired Qualifications
  • Proven experience of leading the development of a brand new platform
  • Deep knowledge of web technologies and large-scale web application architectures
  • 8+ years of industry experience building scalable backend systems
  • An ability to write high quality, well tested code
  • Potential to grow into a leadership position as the team expands
  • A passion or growing interest in decentralized technologies
  • An understanding of the basic mechanics of blockchain applications and dApps
OpenSea

51-200 employees

Largest NFT marketplace
Company Overview
OpenSea's mission is to make digital collectibles available to anyone, through buying or selling these items through a smart contract. OpenSea is a peer-to-peer marketplace for cryptogoods, which include collectibles, gaming items, and other virtual goods backed by a blockchain.
Benefits
  • Paid family leave - Whether you’re bonding with a new child or taking care of a family member, we understand you need this time off.
  • Health insurance - Your wellness is important. We've got you covered. Take care of yourself to come to work happy and healthy.
  • Flexible vacation policy - Sometimes we all need a break. Take one, take many. Just come back recharged and inspired.
  • Flexible hours - We know you have personal priorities to take care of. Take care of them and work on your own hours; we’re flexible.
  • Work from home - Avoid long commutes in and out of the office. Instead, work in the comfort of your own home and set-up.
  • Workshops & conferences - Attend relevant workshops and conferences to grow and develop. It’s our priority.
  • Travel & company retreats - As an international team, we take the time to meet up for company retreats.
  • Game nights - Once a month, we set work aside and play a game or two to bond as a team.
Company Values
  • Cultivate continuous growth
  • Prioritizegenuine
  • Embrace openness
  • Foster inclusive collaboration