Founding Backend + API Engineer


Founding Backend + API Engineer

Blockchain startup, building developer infrastructure for the future of finance

Silicon Valley, CA (Onsite)

Company Overview

Intelletec have partnered with an exciting Blockchain startup headquartered in Silicon Valley,CA. They are the leading universal and composable decentralized finance infrastructure platform, and have built the world class developer tooling needed to make building on the blockchain frictionless. With a $30M evaluation, they are extremely well funded from phenomenal investors and some of the brightest minds in technology.

Developers and companies worldwide use this clients platform to build incredible applications and systems that leverage permissionless financial technologies — lending markets, yield protocols, staking, decentralized exchanges, and more. Their customers’ onboarding experience and home is through their web dashboard, where they manage their API keys as well as instantiate, debug, monitor, and launch their apps.

Position Overview

As a Founding Backend + API Engineer, you will design and build platforms, APIs, and services that are configurable and scalable around the globe. You’ll dictate the technical roadmap and set the standard for clean, readable, and secure APIs backed by a comprehensive test suite.

Day-to-Day Responsibilities

  • Build the future of financial infrastructure. You’ll be building out their core non-custodial read/write API, which houses four API suites: lending, staking, exchanging, yield.
  • Architect simple solutions across complex systems. You’ll design, build, and maintain scalable, reliable and performant APIs, microservices, and systems.
  • Own products from beginning to end. You’ll create and own our best practices for backend application development, with a focus on reliability, low latency, scalability, and data correctness.


  • 2-4 years of relevant industry experience, particularly in backend development
  • Background in Computer Science or a technically related field
  • Experience designing, building, and scaling developer-centric API products
  • Experience developing with Typescript (Node) and/or Rust
  • Experience with production distributed systems, web applications, and microservice architecture

Compensation: $120K - $200K base salary + equity (.20% - 1.0%)

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