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Senior Fullstack/Backend DeFi & Web3 Engineer – Remote
Premia is a decentralized options platform connecting traders and liquidity providers of all backgrounds. Offering non-custodial options to hedge, speculate, or earn yield on your digital assets. Premia offers first-of-its-kind automated market maker solutions in the DeFi space for Options Contracts through our use of Smart Liquidity Pools and Dynamic Pricing. Premia enables best-in-class pricing based on market volatility, providing fully-featured peer-to-pool trading and capital efficiency to DeFi options.
We are one of the smallest and most impactful teams in crypto. We are a globally distributed organization, with all positions being fully remote.
We’re seeking a passionate, self-motivated Senior Fullstack/Backend Engineer to help us build the next generation of decentralized financial products. As a key engineering team member, you will take ownership of our backend systems and infrastructure while contributing to our user-facing products. You will focus on delivering high-performance, scalable solutions that power our trading platforms, analytics, and more.
Who are you?
A senior-level fullstack/backend engineer with strong expertise in JavaScript/TypeScript and relevant backend technologies (e.g., Node.js, databases, cloud platforms). You are a crypto-native with hands-on experience developing decentralized applications leveraging blockchain technology, preferably EVM-compatible.
You are passionate about building cutting-edge technology for the next iteration of the internet with the use of cryptography and understand the importance of building scalable, efficient backend systems to support user-friendly web3 applications.
You have experience and are culturally aligned with fast-moving small teams. You have also worked at remote (globally distributed) startups. You are self-driven, comfortable wearing many hats, and can swiftly ship high-quality code when needed. You can identify company priorities, own them, and iterate quickly to ship the best solution.
You can write and speak fluent English and have great communication skills.
The Role:
As a Senior Fullstack/Backend Engineer at Premia, you will work closely with our CTO and the existing engineering team to architect, develop, and optimize our backend systems and infrastructure. You will also collaborate with the frontend team to build user-facing features and new iterations of the Premia application.
In addition, you will work with other departments, such as Design, QA, Operations, and Marketing teams, to successfully plan, implement, test, and deploy new features and enhancements.
As a senior engineer, you will mentor other team members and ensure that our backend systems are well-designed, performant, and scalable.
Responsibilities:
– Build highly available, efficient, fault-tolerant backend systems, both serverless and cloud.
– Design and implement systems to index complex on-chain data for fast, easy access (e.g., subgraphs)
– Develop mission-critical bots and smart contracts that monitor blockchain state and manage funds
– Design and architect backend REST and/or GraphQL APIs
– Engineer large-scale data pipelines to drive insights into protocol performance and user behavior
– Collaborate on frontend development, bringing designs to life as interactive web3 applications
– Write clean, well-documented code and participate in code reviews to maintain high-quality
– Mentor other engineers and evangelize best practices in a highly collaborative environment
Requirements:
– 4+ years of professional experience in software engineering, ideally in fintech or a related field
– 2+ years of experience building scalable solutions on top of AWS or GCP infrastructure
– 2+ years of experience in Typescript and Node
– 2+ years of hands-on experience with blockchain/web3 projects (including personal/hackathon)
– Exceptional proficiency in TypeScript, Solidity, and relevant backend technologies (e.g., Node.js, databases, cloud platforms)
– Experience working with container technologies like Docker
– Familiarity with Kubernetes
– Strong fundamentals in computer science, software design patterns, networking, etc.
– Track record of delivering high-quality code with a focus on performance, security, and scalability
– Passion for DeFi, game theory, mechanism design, and other web3 concepts
– Outstanding problem-solving skills and intellectual curiosity tempered with humility
– Excellent written and verbal communication skills with ability to collaborate cross-functionally
– Self-starter with a desire to take ownership, learn new skills, and mentor others
Bonus Qualifications:
– Professional experience in the Ethereum/web3 ecosystem
– Familiarity with automated testing, DevOps, CI/CD pipelines
– Knowledge of cryptography, zero-knowledge proofs, and other cutting-edge web3 technologies
– Open source contributions, especially to major web3 projects
Benefits
Work from anywhere (Remote first), Flexible working hours, Flexible vacation policy, Competitive Salary + Token bonus (portion or all can be paid in Crypto). Premia is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace and is an equal-opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, disability, age, or other legally protected status.
Premia welcomes all qualified persons to apply. Compensation will be competitive and commensurate with experience. This is a full-time role.
To find out more you can view their website at https://premia.finance/

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