Opensea

Staff Software Engineer, Product

Job Description

Posted on: 
January 28, 2022

In this role, you will be working closely with product, design and the rest of engineering to craft phenomenal buyer, seller and creator experiences with relentless focus on performance, scale and finesse. You will be working across the stack using React.js, GraphQL, Python (Django), Postgres and ES. You will be leading large greenfield initiatives, scoping them with stakeholders, and delivering on them with the rest of engineering. If you’re excited to work at a company that is building and shaping the future of marketplaces to empower creators and collectors, welcome to OpenSea.

Responsibilities

  • 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.
  • Think holistically about how parts of our systems fit together from the UX to the underlying APIs and data models.
  • Mentor and train other team members on best practices and approaching large ambiguous problems.
  • Collaborate with product managers, designers, and other engineers to prioritize, scope, and architect new features.
  • Prioritize projects and tasks based on impact; balancing moving fast and building for the long haul.

Job Requirements

  • Deep knowledge of web technologies and large-scale web application architectures.
  • Familiarity with current trends and best practices in front-end architecture, including performance, security, and usability.
  • 6+ years of industry experience building scalable and performant production UIs and APIs using a stack similar but not limited to React, Typescript, GraphQL, Python.
  • Strong customer empathy; you think critically of how our features impact our community, users, and business.

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