Backend Engineer – Blockchain Application @ NEAR

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Job Description:

Your mission
  • Design and develop our governance and orchestration layer; and a set of complex APIs
  • Communicate with cryptographic modules (HSM), and blockchain interfaces
  • Integrate new cryptocurrencies on Vault
  • Work closely with the Product team to define and understand end-user requirements, and translate them into pragmatic technical solutions
  • Work in cross-team environment: You will be in direct contact with Vault’s Frontend and QA engineers, but also with cross-functional teams such as Core, Firmware, Infrastructure, and Operations
  • Participate in firefighting sessions, and interface with stakeholders like Technical Account Managers
What we’re looking for
  • 5+ years of experience in Backend / Software Engineering role, preferably in a product-based startup environment
  • 3+ years of experience in Python as the primary language (Flask, FastAPI)
  • Capable of self-training on backend languages like Scala / C++ / NodeJS
  • Familiarity with software development best practices – version-control, code-reviews, testing, CI/CD
  • Work in an agile environment (Scrum/XP/Kanban)
  • Work in a multicultural environment – English is a MUST
Bonus points
  • You have a sound knowledge of RESTful API design, standards and best practices
  • You have an interest in other API frameworks (e.g. GraphQL), and dabble in message based systems
  • You are keen to step outside your area of expertise, and contribute to all parts of a product
  • You have an interest in cryptocurrencies, and blockchain technology
  • You are active in the open-source community, speak at conferences, attend meetups, write blogs, contribute code, etc.

Experience Level: Senior
Work From: Hybrid

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