Senior Backend Engineer At Priority Crypto


Position : Senior Backend EngineerTired of the same old, boring backend projects? Do you crave a mission-critical role where your code can change the future of finance?

‍We are looking for an experienced Senior Backend Engineer to join our client’s team to empower users and make DeFi accessible to everyone. You will be able to work remotely from anywhere in the EMEA region.

‍With a growing team of 40+ people, our client is obsessed with DeFi infrastructure, aggregating and optimising the most important parts of it to accelerate the widespread adoption of crypto.

What’s in it for you?

  • Negotiable salary – our client is ready to pay adequately for the right skills and experience.
  • Choose your ultimate work computer
  • Enjoy the freedom of unlimited remote days and flexible hours that suit you.
  • Join in for epic annual team off-site activities
  • Boost your skills with a cool €1000 personal development budget each year after your first 6 months (pro-rated for your first year).
  • They’ve got your back with a one-time €1000 remote budget for your dream co-working space or office setup.
  • Start your journey with our client and dive into equity participation from day one!

More about the client and the role:

  • Our client aims to create a seamless bridge between different DeFi (Decentralised Finance) protocols.

The role will involve:

  • Leading and actively participating in the design, development, and maintenance of backend systems and APIs.
  • Architecting and implementing scalable and robust backend solutions that can handle growing user loads and evolving business needs.
  • Maintaining high coding standards, conducting code reviews, and ensuring best practices for code maintainability and readability.
  • Identifying bottlenecks and optimising code and algorithms to improve system performance.
  • Implementing monitoring and debugging tools to proactively identify and resolve issues, ensuring high system availability.
  • Developing and maintaining comprehensive test suites, including unit tests, integration tests, and end-to-end tests, to ensure the reliability of backend systems.
  • Providing guidance and mentorship to junior developers, helping them grow their technical skills.
  • Analysing complex technical problems and proposing effective solutions to address them.
  • Documenting code, APIs, and technical processes to facilitate knowledge sharing within the team and support onboarding of new developers.
Required profile for job ad : Senior Backend EngineerWho are we looking for?

  • Must be located in the EMEA region.
  • Strong TypeScript experience is a must.
  • Extensive professional experience in a similar role (as senior or lead).
  • Understanding of Document Databases and Caching.
  • Experience in software design and architecture.
  • Deep knowledge of testing frameworks and principles.
  • Strong communication, collaboration, problem-solving and analytical skills.
  • Proactivity, strong ability to work well within a team and to be self-guided on a day-to-day basis.
  • Ability to write maintainable, scalable, production-grade code.
  • Passion for new technologies and ability to autonomously evaluate them and make suggestions for improvement.
  • Very strong verbal and writing skills in English to allow effective communication with team members and stakeholders in meetings and documents.
  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Computer Science is a plus.
  • Previous working experience in the blockchain space, technical understanding of the EVM ecosystem (or other ecosystems) is a plus.
  • Some experience with smart contract development would be a plus.

Job criteria for job ad : Senior Backend Engineer
Job category :
IT, new technologies
Industries :
Banking, insurance, finance
Employment type :
Fixed-term contract
Region :
Ashanti – Brong Ahafo – Central – Eastern – Greater Accra – Northern – Upper East – Upper West – Volta – Western – International
Experience level :
2 to 5 years
Educational level :
Key Skills :


June 2024