Backend - Sr Software Engineer II
RemoteUnited States, New York, New YorkEngineering
POAP is a platform that allows Issuers to distribute badges in the form of NFTs to Collectors when they take part in an activity such as an event or a landmark occasion. Issuers range from small events and communities to event-organizing companies and departments with numerous people working in teams.
POAPs mission it’s to solidify its position as the best ecosystem for the preservation of memories, serving more communities more reliably.
POAP is a complex product with the end goal of enabling everyone to preserve their memories using a reliable standard, empowering the collectors with true ownership of their digital assets. Our products act as a bridge between mainstream and web3 by providing a friendly way to interact with blockchain technologies while offering a world class experience.
About the role
As a Senior Backend Software Engineer at POAP, you will join our Backend Engineering team to work on our new and existing projects. We have an ambitious roadmap ahead of us which will bring interesting challenges and opportunities for development.
As part of the Backend Engineering team you will be expected to be focused on technical decision making that affects complex systems, acting as a go-to expert within the whole Engineering division. POAPs culture is based on teamwork and support, so we strive to communicate, provide constructive feedback and achieve more by working together.
Technology and people are the way in which we aim to achieve POAPs mission. We work in autonomous teams that self-organise, have ownership over the products they build and collaborate with other teams in order to constantly raise the bar on our end user experience.
We will encourage you to develop yourself as a professional and outgrow your responsibilities by providing challenging opportunities to make a real difference in a fast growing company.
Role & Responsibilities
Deliver code that sets the standards of quality
Develop a broad understand of our architecture and system, comprehending the impact among multiple teams
Write exemplar code reviews
Plan and execute complex project with numerous resources
Consistently deliver high quality releases while lowering complexity
Help define roadmaps and contribute to major architectural decisions, tackling tech debt generation proactively
Work effectively with cross functional teams to solve complex issues
Share status clearly and set the standard for communication among teams
Able to communicate medium-term strategic decisions to teams on your domain
Provide mentoring, empowering other engineers and promoting best practices
Able to lead multi person, multi sprint projects
Helps reach consensus on complex issues
Has full awareness of organizational status and helps others navigate change
On time deliveries
Team cycle time
Net Promoter Score / Customer satisfaction
Typescript as our programming language of choice
Node.js as our backend platform
TypeORM, NestJS, Mongoose as our backend libraries
Postgres as our core database
Redis for caching
SQS to manage background tasks
Some AWS services to send emails and store objects
Datadog and Sentry for logging and monitoring
GitHub to manage our source code
Jest to run our tests
Required skills and experience
7+ years of experience working as a Software Engineer with Java or NodeJS (or confident that you can cross train and up skill quickly on our tech stack)
4+ years of experience working with relational databases or NoSQL databases.
3+ years leading teams through complex projects
Vast experience working with microservices and/or distributed systems
Extensive engineering experience at fast growing tech companies focusing on the backend
Deep understanding of database structures, theories, principles, and best practices
Experience developing scalable REST APIs in cloud environments.
You have a keen understanding of what is needed to deliver software on time with high standards of quality.
You are very well organized and extremely focused on structure and documentation
You are always on the look out for process optimizations that result in productivity increases.
Cryptocurrencies & Blockchain knowledge is a nice to have.