Principal Software Engineer

Job Description

Posted on: 
January 10, 2023

Sorare is seeking a Principal Software Engineer to join our team. You should have a strong understanding of front and backend development, with the interest to develop and implement your own features. This role is working on a live, in production game, therefore the work that you do impacts our players directly, so having a strong product sense is critical. You’ll be working closely within a team of developers, reporting into the Head of Engineering. All of our team members have a say in the shape of the product, you will attend weekly meetings to help define the roadmap and priorities and then work towards building our unique and category leading game.

You don’t have to like sports, games, or crypto to work here. What we look for is people who like to get things done, work in a growing company, take ownership and autonomy for their work, and want to learn and develop.


  • Drive complicated projects from inception to completion
  • Connect the overall business goals to product and engineering efforts
  • Work with product and design to implement features
  • Build new platforms, tools, and systems to scale our infrastructure
  • Technologies we currently use:
  • Blockchain: Ethereum, Solidity, Starkware
  • Languages: Ruby, Go, Typescript
  • Frameworks: Rails, React, GraphQL
  • Services: Algolia, PostgreSQL
  • Platforms: AWS, Kubernetes, Docker

Job Requirements

  • 10+ years of experience as a software engineer or developer
  • You have hands-on knowledge of frontend, backend and infrastructure development
  • Independent and highly motivated: You are able to conduct by yourself with an eye towards quality
  • Eager to learn: You are not afraid by new technologies or new paradigms
  • Attentive to details: You strive for the best quality
  • Excited to work on a growing team, solving complex issues
  • Excellent spoken and written communication skills in English
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