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Senior Backend Engineer Web3 Blockchain

$80k - $100k

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Sapien is the natural evolution of social media. Sapien is a decentralized, community driven social platform that provides unprecedented tools for content organization and communication. Built on the Ethereum blockchain, Sapien realizes the true potential of digital assets in a social context, unlocking a new frontier of collaboration to create a truly democratic value economy.
The Sapien Tribe is history's first digitally sovereign nation where citizenship is guaranteed via a first-of-its-kind multipage NFT passport. This nation is being built to guarantee its citizens protection of their digital rights as well as a platform that allows them to join together to enable collective action on social, political, and ecological issues that affect them. Upon launch, The Sapien Tribe will be the world’s only full-stack democracy, where citizens will employ a variety of tools that will be made available to them for the purpose of achieving the goals of their main tribes as well of The Sapien Tribe as a whole. This company, and its growing community, represent the future of digital human communication
The ideal candidate will bring their experiences, best practices, and a collaborative attitude to help drive our initiatives. To be successful one must effectively communicate with the entire Sapien team to design and develop the creation of solutions that can scale, while maintaining a secure infrastructure environment that mitigates risk to Sapien.
What you’ll do:
Focusing on blockchain related services, you will design, build, test, and implement our backend blockchain services.
Work across teams to understand product requirements, evaluate trade-offs, and deliver the solutions needed to build innovative products
You evaluate, appropriately test, and debug your work, striving for high quality
Advocate for and apply best practices when it comes to availability, scalability, operational excellence, and cost management
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Experience with backend services, distributed systems and blockchain
Worked designing smart contracts and worked with blockchains
Worked with consensus algorithms, validator nodes, mining algorithms
Worked with layer 2 side chains (Matic/Polygon)
Worked with blockchain abstraction API layers (Biconomy - meta transactions)
Worked with non-custodial wallets (Torus, MetaMask)
Understand/worked with NFTs
Large-scale microservices and distributed systems a plus
Cloud computing and storage systems
Infrastructure and large-scale system design
Security, cryptography
Networking and data storage (IPFS)
Domain-driven design ( DDD), architectural patterns
Performance mindset
Understand / worked with AWS products
Ability to collaborate and work well with others
Worked on distributed team -> use of collaborative tools
Be able to deliver functionality from design to production
Tools: You can independently execute on features, taking days to a few weeks with multiple PRs to complete
Solidity (smart contracts)
Matic/Polygon chain
Torus Wallet, MetaMask Wallet
Source Control - GitLab/Github
Database knowledge: SQL, use of ORMs, relational and NoSQL is a plus
Messaging services: RabbitMQ, Kafka, MQTT.
Minimum Qualifications:
BS/BA degree in a technical field such as Computer Science or equivalent years of experience
5+ years of software development experience
2+ years blockchain ethereum/web3 experience

Sapien focuses on Mobile, Social Media Platforms, Data Privacy, Blockchains, and Online Marketplaces. Their company has offices in New York City, Russia, Spain, Berkeley, and Florida. They have a small team that's between 11-50 employees.

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