Senior Software Engineer, Backend

Series A startup | Passwordless Authentication

Intelletec is partnered with a fast-growing company that is transforming the antiquated user identity space by eliminating the need for passwords. They’re building the passport of the internet! This company is building the most secure and long-term sustainable identity solution for app developers and end-users. This is a unique opportunity to help them disrupt the world of authentication.

To date, this company has onboarded 10 million+ users to the Web3 ecosystem and are continuing to grow rapidly. They’re trusted by leading NFT marketplaces such as Immutable, Niftys, OpenSea, Decentraland and major enterprise Web2 companies alike.

If you are excited to make Web3 accessible and help onboard the next billion users, let’s chat!

"Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic." -Arthur C. Clarke


What you bring to the table:

  • Build upon the foundation of existing databases, data architectures and data components to support and enhance the productivity of the entire engineering team.
  • Scale data architectures to power new use cases i.e. evaluating and introducing best-fit data components such as Kafka on Confluent, Amazon Athena with S3 and/or ElastiCache for Redis.
  • Design and build backend systems that power the Magic authentication experience while taking into consideration empathy towards our customers, developers, and users.
  • Scale databases (we run on MySQL) for a fast-growing environment i.e. planning and executing online DDL operations to evolving MySQL schemas for tables with millions of rows powering millions of transactions.
  • Develop internal SLOs and SLIs to drive service reliability and to support external SLAs.
  • Collaborate with other engineers to optimize our software engineering processes.

We are looking for someone who has:

  • Expert-level experience working with MySQL and Python in production (Go/Node is a plus)
  • 4+ years of experience working as a backend and/or infrastructure engineer in a fast-paced complex environment
  • Experience with cloud-hosted data components e.g. AWS RDS, AWS ElastiCache, etc.
  • Strong foundation in database design, distributed system design and general backend
  • Experience leveraging data architectures and components to scale application backends


  • Expertise working with Amazon Web Services
  • Expertise working with Kubernetes
  • Production experience in networking and virtual cloud implementation
  • Have used/implemented SDL at your previous workplaces
  • Have worked with serverless stack (FaaS)
  • Production experience in networking and virtual cloud implementation
  • Experience using/implementing SDL
  • Experience working with a serverless stack(FaaS)

Technologies: Python, React, MySQL, Redis, Docker, K8s (EKS), AWS, Terraform, etc. They are deeply driven by the agile development principles.
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