February 8, 2023

Founding Engineer, Backend at Sort

Sort is the easiest way to build decentralized applications. Integrate data from smart contracts directly into your application with only a few lines of code, everything just works. All data is served in real-time, including push notifications for any smart contract event. Sort is building an open-source development platform that is simple to use, and will help with the next wave of web2 developers into web3.

We are looking for a founding engineer to join our mission of making Sort the easiest way to build decentralized applications.

What you’ll be doing:

  • Own the Sort.XYZ backend architecture & stack.
  • Design & implement new product features, blockchain integrations enabling scaling across multiple blockchains capable of processing 50k+ TPS.
  • Build & mentor the engineering team.
  • Work with the Sort community to understand pain points and suggestions for new features.

What we look for in you:

  • 5+ years of experience in backend software running high availability systems and supporting distributed cloud infrastructure.
  • 5+ years of experience with programming languages such as TypeScript/JavaScript/Go/Python.
  • Strong skills around observability, debugging and performance tuning.
  • Strong communication skills and ability to explain technical concepts clearly and simply.
  • Strong interpersonal skills.
  • Demonstrated critical thinking under pressure.
  • A willingness to dive into understanding, debugging, and improving any layer of the stack.
  • Strong experience with SQL and No-SQL databases (e.g. MySQL/PostgreSQL/MongoDB)
  • Web3 experience is not required, however, a desire to learn about Web3 is essential.

Nice to haves:

  • Familiarity with working in rapid growth environments
  • Experience with AWS, GCP, Azure, or other cloud environment

Founding Engineer, Backend at Sort

February 8, 2023 9:31 PM
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