Lead Backend Developer

Posted date:
November 25, 2021
You are part of our Development Team. The Development team at Straight Fire is responsible for the design and build of our NFT Social dApp. As Lead Backend Developer, you will focus on and lead the backend development and maintenance of our mobile apps. 
Job Description

🚀 Straight Fire

Straight Fire is building the first NFT Social dApp.

We help creators, collectors, and NFT enthusiasts tell their NFT stories to the world.


Did we mention we are growing fast? We have just finished seed investment, are midway through the next round and we need people fast. No ordinary people though. We are hiring forward-thinking problem solvers across all functional areas. We recruit thoughtfully, move fast, and can scale fully remotely. 


📈 Opportunity Size

With the missing piece of NFT infrastructure that we are building soon firmly in place, Straight Fire elucidates the true potential of the NFT market. You can now be part of the future of NFTs.


You are part of our Development Team

The Development team at Straight Fire is responsible for the design and build of our NFT Social dApp. As Lead Backend Developer, you will focus on and lead the backend development and maintenance of our mobile apps. 


💻 Role

  • Immerse yourself into the NFT-verse and help build Straight Fire into the go-to NFT Social dApp
  • Create the platform architecture 
  • Lead the backend development 
  • Work with the frontend team to assure seamless integration                        
  • Work with the app developers to develop the Straight Fire API
  • Be able to store user-specific content in the backend
  • Responsible for all backend development deliverables and timeline


👋 You

  • You have 5+ years of experience working as a backend developer, of which 2+ as a team lead
  • Experienced programmer with excellent data modeling, database development, and quality assurance skills
  • Experience at a high-growth startup or creator-focused platform is a plus
  • You have experience building and executing against a pipeline of targets
  • You are a strategic and creative thinker who can turn research and data into actionable plans and explain technical concepts to colleagues
  • You have a strong conviction that NFTs are here to stay and we have only seen a snippet of their true potential


🙏 Nice to Have

  • Familiarity with 3D projects, Blockchain, Web3, and SketchFab 
  • Experience with micro-service architecture development 
  • Passion for creator communities
  • Experience in the blockchain, crypto, NFT-verse


🎁 Benefits

  • Competitive remuneration and out of this world colleagues 


💛

Curious about who thrives at Straight Fire? We’ve found that low ego, a growth mindset, and leaning into action and high impact go a long way here.


Straight Fire empowers every employee to reach their full potential, regardless of race, gender, ethnicity, sexual orientation, or background.

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