Hala Systems, Inc. is hiring a
Senior Backend Engineer - Web3

Compensation: $137k - $147k

Location: United States

Senior Backend Engineer - Web3

United States /
Engineering – Engineering /
Employee, full-time
/ Remote

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Hala is a social enterprise working to transform the nature of protection and accountability in the world's toughest places by democratizing advanced defense, sensing, and artificial intelligence technology. Hala is currently saving lives, reducing trauma, and improving resilience for millions of people.

Our team works across the globe and hails from over 15 countries. We speak more than 20 languages and have studied and worked in leading educational, business, research, and government institutions. We are mission-driven thinkers, and we share a deep respect for each other and for the communities that partner with us.

We believe in innovation with purpose, focusing on developing real and applicable technology solutions to the challenges facing the planet. We believe in working ethically and collaboratively and making decisions with transparency. We value flexibility, adaptability, and a good sense of humor.

The Senior Backend Engineer - Web3 is an integral part of the Engineering team, reporting to the Associate Director of Engineering. The Senior Backend Engineer - Web3 is responsible for building applications and services that power new products interacting with Web3 and other blockchain-related technologies, research technologies, and best practices, to support technical and architectural decision-making, and write clean, maintainable, testable code, and provide technical documentation.

This is a full-time, long-term, position located in Europe, with a yearly base salary range of 109.100€ - 119.100€. This position is also located in the US, with a yearly base salary range of $137,460 - $147,460.

We'll trust you to:

    • Build applications and services that power new products interacting with Web3 and other blockchain-related technologies.
    • Research technologies and best practices to make technical and architectural decisions.
    • Write clean, maintainable, testable code and provide technical documentation.
    • Apply security best practices, both personally, and in the development of applications.
    • Manage pull requests and technical design reviews.
    • Collaborate within the cross-functional team in ideation, scoping, planning, and delivery processes.

Who you are:

    • An effective communicator who can convey complex technical concepts to both technical and non-technical stakeholders.
    • Adaptable, with the openness to learning new tools, frameworks, and protocols, and able to quickly adapt to emerging trends and changes in the industry.
    • A strong problem-solver who is adept at analyzing complex challenges in the Web3 space, identifying suitable solutions, and implementing them efficiently.
    • A team player who can function in a cross-functional and decentralized environment.
    • You are willing to share knowledge, mentor junior team members, and contribute positively to the overall team dynamic.
    • You are attentive and prioritize security matters.

We'd love to see the following:

    • At least 7 years of experience in backend or full stack engineering.
    • Extensive programming experience with Javascript and NodeJS.
    • Experience with Serverless framework development with AWS: Lambda, DynamoDB, Kinesis, RDS, IAM, etc.
    • Understanding of decentralized systems, cryptography, blockchain, and web3, as well as system design, data structures, and algorithms.
    • Professional fluency in written and spoken English.
    • Designing and implementing APIs, knowledge of GraphQL (Apollo Server) is a plus.
    • Familiarity with decentralized storage systems like IPFS is a plus.

What Hala offers you:

    • Life-saving social impact.
    • Competitive salaries.
    • Unlimited vacation policy and flexible holidays so you can take time off when needed. All staff takes at least 22 days off plus holidays, including a mandatory 2-week vacation.
    • Comprehensive, worldwide healthcare, dental, and vision insurance for you and your family at no cost.
    • Paid parental leave.
    • Flexible working policy, including the ability to work from home. 
    • Computer and other office equipment to help you get your job done.
    • A diverse, international community of dedicated, hardworking team players committed to interdisciplinary collaboration and thriving workplace culture. 
    • Opportunities for international travel, including program locations and satellite offices. 

    • If something important to you isn’t on this list, please ask!
What happens next:

We will review applications and reach out to candidates advancing to the interview stage on a rolling basis. You should expect an initial screening with one member of our Talent Acquisition team, followed by interviews with team members and the manager for this role, concluding with the opportunity to speak with one of our co-founders. Before the final interview, we will also request references to your previous experience, work ethic, and values.

You will receive a confirmation that your application was received, and you’ll also hear back from us whether you’re selected for an interview or not. Please note that we are unable to offer individualized feedback before the first interview round due to the volume of applications we receive. 
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Compensation: $137k - $147k

Location: United States

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Benefits: Vision Insurance, Dental Insurance, Unlimited Vacation

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