Dapper Labs

Senior Backend Software Engineer

Job Description

Posted on: 
June 7, 2022

We're looking for a Senior Backend Engineer to join us at Dapper Studios as we build a bridge between blockchain and gaming. Our most notable project, NBA Top Shot, is a blockchain-powered digital collectible web experience built on cutting-edge tech. With our recent explosive growth, we're looking for someone who has growth and outcome-oriented mindset to push our codebase forward as we balance our need to scale and optimize with shipping new and exciting features, sports and other projects. We're releasing at a high cadence to an eager, excited, and global user-base while defining a new space in blockchain and entertainment.


  • Build the next evolution of fandom, enabling sports fans a new way to engage with their favourite sports and teams.
  • Enhance the software development lifecycle to enable rapid learning including, ideation, technical design, implementation, and testing of product features and tech debt.
  • Craft every interaction with our product to be a polished, memorable and engaging experience.
  • Put our users first and ship impactful features.
  • Identify areas in our technical stack to improve, prioritize rollout with the team and contribute to the implementation.

Job Requirements

  • BS degree in Computer Science or related technical field involving coding (e.g., physics or mathematics), or equivalent technical experience.
  • Tracking record of delivering the implementation of complex consumer-facing applications at a large scale.
  • Experience working with event-driven architectures, Kafka, Redis, Golang, PostgreSQL and cloud services, like GCP or AWS.
  • Strong understanding of docker, containers, and Kubernetes.
  • Has the courage to try out new tools, fail fast, and dive into unknowns to solve new and challenging problems.
  • Influence key technical decisions in organizations, driving innovation and accomplishing the organizations key goals. Provide technical mentorship to grow engineers on the team and consistently raise the bars
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