Senior Software Engineer, Backend
When hiring, we look for candidates who can thrive in our culture of trust, feedback, and rapid growth. We believe that diversity and inclusivity are essential to our success, and we provide equal employment opportunities regardless of background or identity. Our opportunities support remote, hybrid, or onsite work at our offices in New York City, San Francisco, or Silicon Valley, and we're dedicated to creating an environment where all employees can do their best work and contribute to the growth of our platform.
We're looking for an experienced, detail-oriented Software Engineer with an enthusiasm for building and scaling feature-rich, well-tested, and polished applications with modern technologies like GraphQL, Elasticsearch, and Postgres. This individual will spearhead core features of the OpenSea marketplace backend.
Build out well-tested backend systems for serving our core marketplace features
Shepherd products from designs and specifications to live deployments
Scale OpenSea across multiple blockchains and core protocols
4+ years of professional experience building scalable backend systems
Drive and ambition to lead the development of a brand new platform
An ability to write high quality, well tested code
Potential to grow into a leadership position as the team expands
Fluency in Python
A passion or growing interest in decentralized technologies
An understanding of the basic mechanics of blockchain applications and dApps
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.
The base salary for this full-time position, which spans across multiple internal levels depending on qualifications, ranges between $160,000 to $305,000 plus benefits & equity.