Backend Engineer

Remote or Vancouver, BC
Studio – Engineering /
Full-time /
Join us at Dapper as a Backend Engineer, where we focus on the intersection of blockchain and gaming. Our flagship projects Disney Pinnacle, NBA Top Shot and NFL All Day, are blockchain-based digital collectibles platforms that leverage sophisticated technology. We are seeking a Backend Engineer with a passion for growth and results to advance our server-side infrastructure as we navigate the challenges of scaling and optimizing, while also delivering innovative features in sports and other domains. You will play a crucial role in a dynamic, fast-paced environment, continually deploying to an enthusiastic and global audience, helping to pioneer new territories in blockchain and entertainment.

What we’ll achieve together:

    • Design, build, and maintain robust backend services and APIs.
    • Optimize and ensure the scalability and security of our backend systems.
    • Develop server-side logic to integrate with blockchain technologies and handle high-volume transactions.
    • Implement monitoring for system performance and reliability, optimizing when necessary.
    • Create and maintain technical documentation for system architecture and backend processes.
    • Collaborate closely with frontend teams and other technical units to design cohesive and integrated solutions.
    • Tackle complex technical issues and contribute to all phases of the development lifecycle.
    • Ensure the highest level of performance and responsiveness to requests from the frontend.
    • Manage database interactions and data flow within the server environment.
    • Utilize source control tools such as Git for versioning and collaboration.

A little about you:

    • Experienced in backend development, with a strong grasp of server-side languages such as GoLang, or NodeJS.
    • Proficient in managing server environments and understanding core principles of scalable architecture.
    • Experienced with Agile development methodologies and dynamic team collaboration.
    • A solution-driven developer who can adapt to evolving project demands and deliver high-quality results.
    • Passionate about blockchain technology and its applications in gaming and digital collectibles.

Bonus points if you have:

    • Proven track record of deploying and managing cloud-based server environments.
    • Strong experience with databases and server-side integration with various database technologies.
    • Capability to develop utilities and tools that enhance backend functionality and user interaction.
More About Dapper:

Dapper Labs is the world's first blockchain entertainment company. We are the creators of industry-leading experiences including CryptoKitties and NBA Top Shot, as well as Dapper Wallet – the simplest way to manage your assets and use the blockchain. We are also the original developers behind Flow, a new decentralized blockchain designed from the ground up for scalability and ease of use.
Our mission at Dapper Labs is to make the world a more accessible and enjoyable place through consumer adoption of decentralized technologies.

We have raised over $600M from leading and notable investors including Andreessen Horowitz, Coatue, Union Square Ventures, Venrock, Google Ventures (GV), Samsung, and the founders of Dreamworks, Reddit, Coinbase, Zynga, and AngelList, among others. Dapper Labs’ current studio partners include the NBA and NBPA, the NFL-PA, Ubisoft, Warner Music, Turner, Dr. Seuss, Genies, and the UFC, as well as 100+ others.

Visit our website to learn even more about Dapper Labs, including information about benefits and perks.