Senior Backend Engineer, icy.tools

  • Full Time
  • Remote
  • Full Time
  • Remote

QuickNode

QuickNode is a cloud-based infrastructure company that powers the blockchain ecosystem.
Our mission is to be the indispensable utility that empowers companies and innovators globally to build next-generation, Web3 enabled businesses & applications using blockchain technology. QuickNode is backed by some of the world’s best investors including Tiger Global, Y Combinator, SoftBank, and the Seven Seven Six Fund. The QuickNode team has over 100 people maintaining high performance global data infrastructure for amazing customers serving billions of requests daily.
We are a global remote first company HQ’d in Miami, Florida.
About the icy.tools team
Icy.tools, acquired by QuickNode in May 2022, is a leading analytics platform for NFTs by indexing and enriching Ethereum NFT data. As we expand our icy.tools team at QuickNode, we’ll continue to set our sights on being a market leading data analysis tool while integrating with QuickNode to create a more comprehensive suite of blockchain analytics tools across multiple chains and thoughtful developer tooling to enable the next generation of Web3 builders.
The icy.tools team operates as an autonomous team with an emphasis on high-level ownership of individual responsibilities. User trust, reliability, and simplicity are what we strive for when building our product. We’re stoked on what we’re building for the Web3 world and hope you are too!

What we’re looking for

  • An entrepreneurial engineer who has a love, new or old, for Web3 technology and blockchain data
  • A driven individual who loves thinking big picture while executing on small details
  • While you’re capable of working across the stack, you excel at problem solving tough backend features and infrastructure demands
  • You have a growth mindset and constantly strive to confront challenges, learn, and adapt to the fast paced landscape of Web3 products
  • You have a thoughtful approach to engineering that allows you to build future-proof features, write organized code, and iterate quickly

What you’ll be doing

  • Building out data-focused APIs and services that are highly performant and reliable
  • Interacting with and implementing various infrastructure layers such as Websockets, caching, and the database
  • Writing complex, efficient SQL queries and building new database schemas
  • Integrating third party services and APIs to index data or enhance our core product while handling these buildouts from third party service to database to API
  • Exploring greenfield projects, speccing out new engineering efforts, and building proof of concepts

Qualifications

  • 6+ years of professional experience, including at least 2 years with some or most of our stack: React, GraphQL, Typescript, Node.js, Knex.js, PostgresQL, Redis, Kubernetes, Python, AWS
  • A successful track record of engineering core features and infrastructure for a product used by hundreds of thousands of users
  • A strong understanding of databases, from materialized views and indexing to writing complex SQL queries
  • Industry experience in crypto/web3/DeFi
  • Capable of executing on everything while staying autonomous with a high level of ownership and individual responsibility
  • Bonus: Experience working in fintech or similar areas with a heavy emphasis on indexing and enriching data for users
We at Quicknode are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, age, national origin, disability status, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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