**This position is fully-remote, across the USA**
Sick and tired of fake news? Wishing major networks were completely transparent? Well, here is your chance to BUILD it.
Focused on Scale, Authenticity and Privacy, my client has built a product is created as a sophisticated and flexible mechanism for data storage and expiration, lowering cost and increasing speed so your business can scale.
Serving some of the largest media companies in the US, the product can be used as a decentralized record book for corporate newsrooms and media outlets to publish and verify the news. The long-term goal is full, complete transparency, and reducing the impact of fake news. One of the world's largest network providers has already signed up as part of a major multi-million-dollar 'Transparency Initiative' - I need a Senior Backend Engineer to work on completely proprietary technology from the ground up.
What You'll Do:
- Working on the long term roadmap of this game-changing product
- Work on core backend services and the platform itself
- Balance competition priorities and making sure development is focused on the most impactful areas
- Work closely with the engineering team to break sprints into deliverable projects
- Assist with product planning, and working closely with PMs, QAs, and other Senior Engineers
What You'll Bring:
- 5+ years' experience working on large scale back-end systems
- Expertise in Golang
- Strong, hands-on startup experience
- Experience in the security realm, in particular, encryption (authentication or integrity, public key infrastructure, PKI - identity systems) - Preferred
- Technical leadership capabilities - Ability to mentor and lead end-to-end projects through to ship
- Computer Science Degree - Top schools, or experience at a leading startup, or FAANG
- Experience managing detailed product roadmap, sprint guidelines
- High salary - Base to $250k
- Strong cash bonus - 20%+
- Sizeable equity
- Comprehensive benefits
This is a rare and unique opportunity to work on a completely new, revolutionary product. This role comes with great autonomy and freedom.