Staff Software Engineer, Backend

Job Description

Posted on: 
May 18, 2022

We're looking for an experienced, detail-oriented Staff 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 lead the development of core features of the OpenSea marketplace backend.


  • Architect and design core product features from start to finish; from conception and research to implementation and iteration, all the way through deployment, maintenance, and future iterations
  • Help architect and build performant backend systems for serving our core marketplace features
  • Mentor and train other team members on best practices and approaching large ambiguous problems
  • Shepherd products from designs and specifications to live deployments
  • Scale OpenSea across multiple blockchains and core protocols
  • Prioritize projects and tasks based on impact; balancing moving fast and building for the long haul

Job Requirements

  • Proven experience of leading the development of a brand new platform
  • Deep knowledge of web technologies and large-scale web application architectures
  • 6+ years of industry experience building scalable backend systems
  • An ability to write high quality, well tested code
  • Potential to grow into a leadership position as the team expands

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