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Senior Backend Engineer

Kiosk

Kiosk

Software Engineering
New York, NY, USA
Posted on Wednesday, June 12, 2024

Kiosk is a new Farcaster client where social meets onchain. We want creators to be able to build a community from 0-to-1 all within the app. When onchain social meets onchain commerce, it should be easy to share a media-rich idea with your social graph, make it mintable as an NFT, gather like-minded collectors and collaborators in a channel, establish custom channel economics like tipping and distribution, and chat with your community – all without leaving the app.

We are a small, passionate team based in New York City, with a breadth of experience that has been building in this space for years. We’ve raised $21M in funding led by a16z crypto, Union Square Ventures, Electric Capital and Variant Fund.

You are

An experienced backend engineer with a proven track record of shipping products and navigating ambiguity. You have experience building infrastructure to ingest, store, and analyze large volumes of data. You have a passion for engineering practices and consistently improve your craft with like-minded teammates. You are able to work in-person at our office in New York City on a hybrid schedule.

Responsibilities

  • Architect, develop, and execute on our product roadmap
  • Architect and build data infrastructure to connect the Farcaster world to the blockchain world
  • Discover and evaluate web3 technologies and know when to build using 3rd party APIs or in-house solutions
  • Build products on top of our GraphQL API alongside frontend engineers
  • Architect backend services that are well-monitored and well-tested
  • Improve infrastructure and monitoring consistently

Requirements

  • 4+ years writing production software (bonus points for web3 experience)
  • Experience building and maintaining a production system at scale
  • Are a self-starter in proposing and carrying out technical solutions to ambiguous business problems
  • Have a passion for continuously improving dev-ops for yourself and fellow engineers
  • Experience with Typescript, Node, AWS

Nice to have

  • History of working closely with product and users
  • Meaningful open source contributions or public code for us to appreciate
  • Experience with monitoring tools (Posthog, NewRelic, ElasticSearch, etc)
  • Web3 experience

Salary Range

  • $200,000 - $250,000 (based on experience)

Kiosk's Benefits

  • Competitive stock option grant
  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance, with 80% of premiums paid by the company
  • Up to $3,000 laptop reimbursement
  • Up to $500 work-from-home/remote office setup reimbursement
  • Up to $150/month home internet and cell phone reimbursement
  • Short-term and long-term disability insurance, with premiums paid by the company
  • $50,000 life insurance and accidental death and dismemberment insurance, with premiums paid by the company
  • Access to 401(k) plan, Healthcare Flexible Spending Account or Health Savings Account (depending on medical insurance plan selection), and Dependent Care Flexible Spending Account
  • Flexible time off policy
  • Three months’ paid baby bonding leave
  • Hybrid in-person office work schedule in NYC
  • Team offsites for periodic in-person collaborative strategy and work sessions
  • A passionate, supportive team dedicated to learning and growing together in web3