Full-Time

Backend Engineer

Java

Posted on 7/19/2023

Alchemy

Alchemy

201-500 employees

Provides web3 development platform and tools

Crypto & Web3
Data & Analytics

Mid, Senior

San Francisco, CA, USA + 1 more

Required Skills
Java
Gradle
Blockchain
AWS
Requirements
  • 6+ years of relevant industry experience
  • Expertise in scalable Java development, experience with Micronaut and Gradle preferred
  • BS/BA degree in Computer Science or equivalent
  • Experience profiling and optimizing JVM services
  • Experience designing, building, scaling and maintaining core backend software components (experience with API platforms a plus)
  • Ability to solve complex design, scaling, latency, or performance problems in high-throughput, low-latency systems
  • Experience with production distributed systems, web applications, and microservice architecture
  • Proven track record building highly available and highly scalable systems
  • Self-starter attitude and the ability to execute new ideas with autonomy
  • Know how to find the right balance between perfection and shipping quickly
  • Passion for blockchain technologies a plus
  • Web3 experience, a plus
  • Founded a company or built side projects, a plus
  • Experience in startups, a plus
Responsibilities
  • Build upon and co-own existing Java best practices including those focused on Micronaut and Gradle
  • Optimize existing Java services for throughput and resource usage
  • Design, build and maintain highly scalable and reliable infrastructure, APIs, and services
  • Contribute and lead system design discussions, stand up meetings, and code reviews
  • Develop and own best practices for backend infrastructure with a focus on high throughput, high reliability, and low latency
  • Debug production issues across services and multiple levels of the stack
  • Collaborate with other engineers, PMs, and designers
Desired Qualifications
  • Experience with AWS technologies is a plus

Alchemy is a web3 development platform that provides APIs, SDKs, and tools for building and scaling decentralized applications, supporting technologies such as NFTs, DeFi protocols, wallets, data analytics, and DAOs, and providing Account Abstraction Infrastructure for the largest EVM chains.

Company Stage

Seed

Total Funding

$369.4M

Headquarters

San Francisco, California

Founded

2017

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

-10%

1 year growth

6%

2 year growth

120%

Benefits

Competitive Salary

Health and dental insurance

Generous PTO

401k Contributions

INACTIVE