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🛠️Software Engineer - Backend and Infrastructure



Software Engineering, Other Engineering
New York, NY, USA
Posted on Wednesday, October 18, 2023

Software Engineer - Backend and Infrastructure

At Privy, we’re building the tools that empower developers to build secure, self-custodial web3 products with delightful UX. Our mission is to build a better internet. We’re looking for amazing people to shape our industry together. Every day, our infrastructure processes many millions of user interactions with blockchain networks. With simple, powerful developer tooling, we enable many of the most exciting products built in web3: from restaurant loyalty to financial investing to creator platforms. Check out our wall of customer love here: https://privy.io/love.
As a Software Engineer at Privy, you will take on large areas of ownership in Privy’s product, architecture, and infrastructure. Because we build a developer tool, engineering and product are inextricably connected. We value intuitive interfaces, simplicity, and rapid iteration. Above all, we are building a company together to ship products that users love.

As a Backend and Infrastructure Software Engineer at Privy, you will…

Build core Privy features, infrastructure, and tooling that advance our security posture and safeguard data and assets for millions of users
Design and implement end-to-end product features driven by user needs and build service infrastructure to support product requirements
Advance our developer infrastructure to continue investing in our internal developer experience
Advocate for usability and interface coherence across our teams and products
Enforce web development best practices across our entire product collaborating with other core stakeholders

You may be a fit for this role if you have...

Experience building and maintaining a production system at scale
Experience in building data models, database migrations and best practices, and infrastructure configuration
An understanding of modern web development best practices
Experience writing delightful developer documentation

Bonus points if you have...

Experience with React, Typescript, Next.js, AWS/Terraform, Vercel
Written open-source developer tooling
Published about your work (code, presentations, papers, blog posts, etc.)
Past experience working in authentication, security, or in web3

Engineering at Privy

Engineering at Privy is not just about writing world-class code. We create software that turns complex technical systems into delightful developer tools. We assemble tried-and-true primitives into intuitive, responsive APIs and beautiful interfaces. We believe in open-source work and transparency with our teammates and users. We encourage each other to think big, run experiments and follow our curiosity so we can build better tooling that lets developers shine and empowers their users.

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