At Figment, our mission is to create an Internet that is truly decentralized where users can freely interact, share, collaborate, and exchange goods and services in a trustless environment. We offer staking, middleware, and application layer solutions for token holders and developers investing in and building on Web 3 technologies. Together, we can build a better Internet.

About the Role

We are seeking an experienced Backend Software Engineer to help grow the Core Indexers team.

The Core Indexers team delivers big data extraction and processing solutions with highly available APIs.
We're looking for someone who can learn new blockchain data structures and contribute to Figment's data processing infrastructure.

This is a full-time remote position, with team members in North America, Europe, and Southeast Asia.
This role is unique because you get to work with many new blockchains and deliver blazingly fast APIs on huge amounts of data. This work helps people around the world to foster Web3 technologies. If you enjoy figuring out how new blockchains work and love solving distributed data processing problems, then this role may be a good fit for you. Ideal candidates are comfortable working in an unstructured environment, dealing with uncertainty, minimal direction, and working across a range of projects.

What you will be responsible for

  • Create high performance indexing software to ingest data from blockchains
  • Full responsibility for technical architecting and team processes.
  • Work closely with other various business units to prioritize deliverables and set timelines.
  • Technical Decisions between different engineering approaches and explain them to the others on the team and achieve buy-in on your proposal.
  • Process big data collections and design fast-read data storages
  • Develop indexing infrastructure with the rest of the Core Indexers team
  • Design and implement HA APIs for large blockchain datasets
  • Serve as a mentor for junior team members

What you will bring to the team

  • Proven extensive experience in software engineering and distributed systems
  • Ability to write production-ready applications in Go
  • Ability to reason about tradeoffs between different engineering approaches
  • Familiar with data storage solutions (SQL/noSQL databases)
  • Familiar with containerized infrastructure (Docker, Kubernetes)
  • Results oriented individual with a high EQ and attention to detail.
  • Architecting your own solutions for significant problems, factoring in maintenance, scalability and security concerns to your solution approach.
  • Team process with agile methodology
  • A collaborative approach to sharing ideas and finding innovative solutions
  • Improve overall productivity and unblock team members

Nice to Haves

  • Blockchain knowledge 
  • Rust experience
  • Experience with data processing
  • AWS or other cloud infrastructure experience

Benefits & Impact 

  • Remote First + Hybrid Working Environment: Fully remote-first teams with regular team retreats to foster team bonding 
  • Professional Culture: A culture of honesty, professionalism and risk taking in a high-growth environment
  • Work/Life Flexibility: Remote work with a flexible PTO policy - 20 days PTO plus 5 flexible days 
  • Family-Friendly Benefits: Best in class parental leave and flexible arrangements 
  • Health & Wellness: Company-paid medical/vision/dental for employees and family
  • Compensation: Comprehensive packages including competitive salary, bonus and equity

About Figment

At Figment, our mission is to support the adoption, growth and long term success of the Web 3 ecosystem. This is Figment’s unique approach: we make it simple to build on the next generation of blockchain technology.

We provide enterprise grade node and staking infrastructure and developer tools while also actively participating in community & governance.

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