Lead Software Engineer (Remote)

Remote /
Engineering /
Full-time
/ Remote
About MakersPlace
Founded in 2018, MakersPlace is a curated online marketplace that allows artists to create and sell unique digital creations (NFTs) using blockchain technology (digital art marketplace). We offer a platform aimed at empowering digital creators to create and sell their unique pieces, while providing verifiable proof of authenticity, ownership, and scarcity on the blockchain. Stay up to date on all of our hottest drops and collaborations at MakersPlace on Linkedin, Twitter and on our Blog.

About the Role
We are looking for a strong leader to join our team and work with us to invent the future of the digital economy.  We need someone who can easily lead by example and demonstrate accountability and impact.  This candidate will care deeply about their team and work to help them grow and achieve wildly amazing results. This person has worked in many stacks and frameworks and has deep knowledge in architecting reliable cloud systems at scale. 

Our Principals

    • Clear and measurable objectives (focused on user value)
    • Isolated, Independent, single responsibility services
    • Starting small and failing fast
    • Experimentation and Innovation
    • Test Driven Culture
    • Prioritize learning

You Have

    • Degree in Computer Science or equivalent work experience (8+ years programming).
    • Strong customer-first mindset, necessary to build a world-class product.
    • Strong communication skills. We’re a highly collaborative team.
    • Experience with a dynamic programming language such as Python. 

Technical Stack

    • React, GraphQL
    • Python, Django, Celery
    • AWS, RDS, Kinesis, ElasticSearch, Redis, IPFS
    • Solidity, Hardhat 
    • Web3, Ether.js

Benefits and Perks

    • Health/Vision/Dental
    • $500 workstation stipend, with an additional $1000 after 6 months of employment.
    • Flexible vacation policy + 1 personal day off / month.
    • Weekly team sponsored lunches
    • $500/Quarter AirBnB stipend— we want you to go out and enjoy life!
    • 100% Remote
    • …and more!
The Team
At MakersPlace, we curate our team as carefully as we do our digital marketplace to ensure the best experience for both our creative community and employees. Our remote-first company was founded by senior engineering leaders from Pinterest, including the first engineer and former head of growth engineering, and is funded by top-tier venture capital funds and angels in Silicon Valley.


MakersPlace is an equal opportunity employer and highly values diversity. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

MakersPlace participates in E-Verify and will provide the federal government with your Form I-9 information to confirm that you are authorized to work in the U.S.
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