Lead Front End Engineer – Blockchain Infrastructure Dashboards / Tooling

Location New York
Discipline: Software Development
Job type: Permanent
Salary: $200000 - $340000 per annum, Benefits: Benefits + Equity
Contact name: James Shenton

Contact email: james.shenton@opusresourcing.com
Job ref: JS-238-3
Published: about 1 month ago
Startdate: 2023-11-01
Lead Front End Engineer required with level 5/6 Lead software Engineer skills, and strong skills in React / Typescript Front End / full stack who has ideally worked on complex developer dashboards and tooling for observability/monitoring or OSS platforms for complex infrastructure stacks / distributed systems / which operate at scale, high availability and resilience is required by fast-growing in New York web3 start-up at the forefront of blockchain engineering and IBC Inter-block chain protocol to work within a high skills engineering team from companies like AWS, Google, Uber and Start Up’s.

Backgrounds from Blockchain, Crypto, Cloud platform/networking companies, observability service/monitoring companies, modern database companies, real-time data, and distributed systems could be ideal.

This is a hybrid role based in New York

Targeting Level 5 AND 6 Engineers Circa $200k to $340k total comp

Lead Front-End Engineer will have the majority of:
  • Level 5/6 Frontend Engineers with Full Stack development utilizing HTML5 and JavaScript
  • Extensive experience with React / Typescript or similar interactive web UI libraries
  • Strong design / architecture skills
  • Ideally, a background in building OSS / Operational Support Systems, Monitoring tools or observability dashboards from an infrastructure/networking/cloud platform infrastructure
  • Web3 and blockchain experience is not required but desirable.
  • Experience in developing, coaching and mentoring your peers, and developing the engineers in your team
  • Degree in Computer Science or related field
  • Experience working with distributed engineering teams
  • Exposure to start-up or scale-up environment is an big advantage
  • Strong Interest in infrastructure, crypto, blockchain, DeFi / decentralized finance
Lead Front End Engineer responsibilities would include
  • Working within the core blockchain engineering team focused on User Interface and building up the company's presence.
  • Primarily leading software engineering with React and TypeScript, focusing on the UIs of an OSS / developer dashboard and tools and web2 for Inter blockchain, and other specific protocols
  • Implementing initial prototypes and proofs of concept, and taking them all the way to production, interfacing with developers building on the future standard networking layer of web3
  • Focus on improving developer UX through the OSS IBC / Inter-blockchain communication dashboard
  • Maintain integrations on an OSS IBC-SDK and other tooling
  • Maintaining a robust suite of tests to ensure that the UI functionality of our products is of the highest quality
Benefits include equity, medical, dental, vision, token grants etc

The infrastructure stack for building decentralized finance systems is in the process of forming. As the scale and complexity of these systems and protocols grow, interoperability becomes an increasingly critical problem to solve.

This is a great chance to join an ambitious start-up and work on industry-disrupting infrastructure, within a company focused on bleeding-edge innovation and a fast-growing industry.

Opus Resourcing acts as an employment agency with respect of permanent employment.