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Senior Backend Engineer

  • $200-300k + tokens
  • ID: 2852
  • Posted: 20.03.24

Our client is a leading decentralised finance (DeFi) protocol, revolutionising the financial landscape with innovative solutions built on blockchain technology. With a Total Value Locked (TVL) exceeding $1.5 billion, they are at the forefront of shaping the future of decentralised finance. 

Responsibilities:

  • Design, develop, and maintain backend infrastructure and services
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to architect scalable and robust solutions
  • Implement new features and functionalities to enhance the protocol’s capabilities
  • Optimize performance and reliability of backend systems to support high transaction volumes
  • Conduct code reviews, ensure code quality, security, and compliance with best practices
  • Stay updated with the latest advancements in blockchain technology and DeFi ecosystem
  • Provide technical guidance and mentorship to junior engineers.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or related field
  • 5+ years of experience in backend development, preferably in a high-growth tech company or DeFi space
  • Proficiency in at least one backend programming language (Go, Node.js)
  • Experience with distributed systems, microservices architecture, and RESTful APIs
  • Solid understanding of blockchain technology, particularly Ethereum and smart contract development
  • Familiarity with DeFi concepts such as liquidity pools, automated market makers (AMMs), and decentralised exchanges (DEXs)
  • Strong problem-solving skills and ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills.

 
Preferred:

  • Experience with DeFi protocols, including lending, borrowing, and yield farming
  • Knowledge of blockchain scalability solutions (e.g., layer 2 solutions, sidechains)
  • Contributions to open-source projects or active participation in the blockchain community

Location

  • Global Remote 

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