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Senior Backend Engineer



Software Engineering
Posted on Friday, June 30, 2023


  • Drive high-level, scalable innovation across Structure's backend infrastructure
  • Design, develop, and implement key features that drive user engagement
  • Drive an innovative vision for the backend infrastructure
  • Design, build and maintain highly scalable and reliable infrastructure, APIs, and services
  • Lead system design/development discussions, standup sessions, code reviews, and coaching meetings.
  • You'll own best practices for backend infrastructure with a focus on high throughput, high reliability, and low latency
  • Debug issues across services and multiple levels of the stack
  • Collaborate with a global team of engineers, PMs, designers, and other colleagues.


  • BS/MS in Computer Science or equivalent experience
  • 3+ years of server-side/backend development experience
  • 3+ years of advanced programming experience (Java, C++, Python, Go, Rust)
  • Strong experience with CQRS and event sourcing architectures
  • Strong experience with RESTful API design and messaging/stream-processing
  • Experience with unit & functional testing, troubleshooting, and debugging
  • Experience with Agile/Scrum methodologies
  • Experience in Git/GitHub and branching methodologies, code review tools, CI tools, JIRA, Confluence, etc.
  • Excellent ability to communicate and work within a tight, cross-functional team of engineers
  • An optimistic and collaborative attitude
  • Attention to detail
  • Passionate about crypto, blockchain, and/or DeFi innovation

Preferred Experience (Not Required):

  • Recent experience in the FinTech, blockchain, or digital assets industry
  • A proponent of open-source software licenses
  • Experience working with a globally distributed, remote-first team