Senior Backend Engineer

Feb 23, 2023

Job Description

Tessera provides ownership of the world’s most sought after NFTs! Working at Tessera, you will be building on the cutting edge of art, finance, and blockchain technology to help shape the future of digital collecting experiences.

We are looking for an exceptional backend engineer to join our team. They will work closely with our CTO to help architect, build, and maintain the foundational infrastructure and platform for our engineering team to unleash their capabilities and efficiency in anticipation of future growth and frequent production-ready releases as-well as help our data team with designing database architecture, data structures, pipelines, ETL processes and some backend software development as we build our foundation for rapid growth, future data science initiatives, and continued innovation in this exciting space! Experience with blockchain, NFTs, and DeFi is preferred.


  • Make a HUGE impact helping to bring ideas to reality
  • Learn highly valuable, and complex concepts related to art, finance, and technology in a full-time job in an industry growing exponentially, on a team with some of the leading Web3 thought leaders
  • Become a core member of a very passionate team in a friendly environment
  • Work within a dynamic team, who challenges the status quo and champions agile working plus continuous improvement

Job Requirements

  • 3 or more years of relevant software experience in a data or backend-focused role
  • Minimum 3 years working with cloud-based workloads (AWS, GCP, or Azure)
  • Minimum 3 years of professional experience in software development
  • Strong experience with two or more of the following languages: Python, SQL, Javascript, Bash, Scala
  • Minimum 3 years of professional experience in supporting and building CI/CD technologies  
  • Strong understanding of containerization (Docker, Kubernetes etc.)
  • Strong experience with IaC (Terraform)
  • Experience designing data structures, database schemas and ETL pipelines from scratch
  • Experience with querying and interacting with EVM & non-EVM Based blockchains
  • Understanding of low-level idiosyncrasies of popular blockchains including Ethereum, Solana
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Proficiency in the English language, both written and verbal, sufficient for success in a remote and largely asynchronous work environment
  • Experience with scalable cloud-based solutions
  • A pro-active and autonomous team player, self-starter with the ability to anticipate future needs
  • Capable of prioritizing multiple project and meeting goals without management oversight
  • Experience in communicating with users, other technical teams, and product management to understand requirements, describe data priorities and challenges, and technical design needs
Bonus points for
  • BS/MS in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or a related engineering field
  • DevSecOps experience
  • Previous experience in a rapidly scaling start-up environment
  • Experience with workflow systems such as Apache Airflow
  • Professional work experience using real-time streaming systems (Kafka/Kafka Connect, Spark, Flink or AWS Kinesis)
  • Previous experience building Analytics/BI systems from scratch
  • Previous experience building large-scale data architectures
  • Previous experience in BI or Data Science
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