Senior Backend Engineer

Remote /
Engineering /
Remote Full Time
Chainkemists is a startup building new and unconventional gaming experiences made only possible by blockchain technology. We firmly believe that cryptographic protocols will usher in a new era of online gaming experiences that are community owned and governed, resilient, composable, open-source, and can ultimately LAST FOREVER. We are a team of gaming industry veterans excited to unlock a new future. We are looking for driven and passionate individuals who want to shape that new future with us.

We are looking for a Senior Backend Engineer to join our team.


    • Architect robust and resilient backend systems to power next-generation experiences
    • Build high performance multi-protocol backend services (REST, WebSocket, RPC)
    • Develop client libraries for different targets and languages (browser, backend, Unreal)
    • Manage and maintain data stores and cloud infrastructure


    • 5+ years experience working as a backend engineer
    • Experience developing backend services with Python, Node.js, Golang, or Rust
    • Experience working with SQL databases and Redis
    • Knowledge of Docker, Kubernetes, and cloud infrastructure (AWS / GCP / Azure)

Nice to Have

    • Experience with game backend services (PlayFab, GameSparks, etc)
    • Interested in web3 development (EVM, Solidity, GraphQL)
    • Degree in math, physics, computer science, or engineering

Chainkemists is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.