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Staff Software Engineer, Fullstack (Developer - Commerce)

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Coinbase

Coinbase is a mission-focused company aiming to increase economic freedom around the world through crypto and Web3 technologies.
San Francisco Bay Area, USA
$211,650 - $249,000
Full-Stack
Staff Software Engineer
Remote
8+ years

Description

Coinbase is seeking a Staff Software Engineer, Fullstack for their Developer - Commerce team. This role is crucial in leading the design, development, and maintenance of scalable, secure, and high-performance fullstack systems for Coinbase Commerce. The ideal candidate will have 8+ years of experience in software development with a strong focus on fullstack development, mastery of Go, JavaScript, TypeScript, and Solidity, and deep understanding of Ethereum and EVM-compatible chains.

As a Staff Software Engineer, you'll be responsible for driving the technical vision and strategy for Coinbase Commerce, collaborating with cross-functional teams, and developing smart contracts using Solidity. You'll design and implement highly interactive frontend interfaces, optimize performance, and architect secure APIs. The role requires expertise in distributed systems, microservices architecture, and event-driven architectures, as well as experience with various databases, caching systems, and message queues.

Coinbase offers a comprehensive benefits package, including medical, dental, and vision insurance, a 401(k) plan with company match, and unique perks like the option to be paid in digital currency. The company culture emphasizes trust, feedback, and a mission-focused approach to increasing economic freedom worldwide.

If you're passionate about crypto and Web3, have exceptional problem-solving skills, and can lead and inspire teams, this role offers an exciting opportunity to shape the future of digital commerce at one of the leading companies in the cryptocurrency space.

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Responsibilities

  • Lead the design, development, and maintenance of scalable, secure, and high-performance fullstack systems for Coinbase Commerce
  • Drive the technical vision and strategy for Coinbase Commerce
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to define and prioritize features
  • Develop and optimize smart contracts using Solidity for EVM-compatible blockchains
  • Design and implement highly interactive, responsive, and user-friendly frontend interfaces
  • Optimize frontend and backend performance
  • Architect and implement secure, reliable, and well-documented APIs
  • Troubleshoot and debug complex fullstack issues
  • Drive the adoption of best practices in software development
  • Provide technical guidance and support to other engineering teams

Requirements

Go
JavaScript
TypeScript
Ruby
React
PostgreSQL
MySQL
MongoDB
Redis
Kafka
RabbitMQ
  • 8+ years of experience in software development with a focus on fullstack development
  • Mastery of Go, JavaScript, TypeScript, and Solidity; familiarity with Ruby is a plus
  • Deep understanding of Ethereum and EVM-compatible chains and experience with developing smart contracts
  • Proven track record of designing, developing, and shipping high-quality, scalable fullstack systems for payment processing platforms
  • Strong expertise in frontend development using modern frameworks like React or Angular
  • Solid understanding of distributed systems, microservices architecture, and event-driven architectures
  • Experience with databases, caching systems, and message queues
  • Comprehensive knowledge of RESTful API design principles
  • Familiarity with AWS and expertise in containerization like Kubernetes
  • Deep understanding of web security best practices
  • Exceptional problem-solving skills
  • Outstanding communication, leadership, and collaboration skills
  • Bachelor's or Master's degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, or equivalent experience
  • Passion for Onchain/Web3 and a deep understanding of the crypto ecosystem

Benefits

Medical Insurance
Dental Insurance
Vision Insurance
401k
Parental Leave
  • Health Savings Account with company contributions
  • Disability and Life Insurance
  • Wellness Stipend
  • Mobile/Internet Reimbursement
  • Remote-First Stipend
  • Connections Stipend
  • Volunteer Time Off
  • Fertility Counseling and Benefits
  • 18 weeks paid Parental Leave
  • The option of getting paid in digital currency

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