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Lead Backend Engineer (US Remote)

build clean, maintainable, and well-tested backend code to define, prioritize, build and architect backend REST APIs

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image 170K-200K

updated at

10 months ago

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Role Overview

The Senior Backend Engineer will build clean, maintainable, and well-tested backend code, collaborate with product and engineering to define, prioritize, and build, and design and architect backend REST APIs.

Projects you may work on:

  • Build the API - a robust, scalable, and developer-friendly API that the biggest web3 apps and wallets will use
  • Engineer our Cataloger backend, building a service that ingests abilities across many sources and serves up abilities via API

Role details:

  • Full-time
  • Remote (within US) / Brooklyn, NY
  • Compensation: $170k - $200k


  • Build clean, maintainable, and well-tested backend code
  • Collaborate with product to define, prioritize, and build
  • Design backend REST APIs for usability and for scale
  • Build and manage a team of backend engineers


  • 5+ years of experience as a Senior Engineer or above (ideally Staff / EM or above)
  • Deep experience with modern backend technologies like Node.js, Typescript, AWS, and Postgres
  • Experience working on high-scale APIs, experience designing and building out programmatic APIs
  • Excitement about and/or experience in making web3 more friendly

Our tech Stack

  • Node.js
  • Typescript
  • AWS
  • Postgres
  • Programmatic APIs

Culture & Perks

  • Competitive pay and generous equity
  • Full medical, dental, vision insurance
  • Flexible time off


In your cover letter, please highlight your Github, portfolio or website url, and describe the examples of your XP with:

  • Node.js, Typescript, AWS, Postgres
  • designing and building out programmatic APIs
  • any standout backend programming experience that we should know about

About Us

Our platform tells you everything your wallet address can do: derivative mints, votes, airdrop claims, token-gated unlocks, and more. We call these things you can do “abilities”, and we believe they are the most fun experiences you can have in web3. We deliver these meaningful experiences to all web3 users across our own app as well as the wallets and web apps that use our API.

We are backed by crypto-native investors and have been working together in crypto for the past four years. Our team is building a core piece of web3 infrastructure - the ability layer - and we are seeking an experienced backend engineer with knowledge of and passion for the web3 space.


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