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Staff Backend Software Engineer

Privy

Privy

Software Engineering
New York, NY, USA
Posted on Thursday, April 11, 2024

As a Software Engineer at Privy, you will take on large areas of ownership in Privy’s product, architecture, and infrastructure. Because we build a developer tool, engineering and product are inextricably connected. We value intuitive interfaces, simplicity, and rapid iteration. Above all, we are building a company together to ship products that users love.

What you'll do

  • Build core Privy features and infrastructure that advance our security posture and safeguard data and assets for millions of users

  • Design and implement end-to-end product features driven by user needs and build service infrastructure to support product requirements

  • Advance our developer infrastructure to continue investing in our internal developer experience

  • Advocate for usability and interface coherence across our teams and products

  • Enforce web development best practices across our entire product collaborating with other core stakeholders

What we're looking for

  • Experience building and maintaining a production system at scale

  • Experience in building data models, database migrations and best practices, and infrastructure configuration

  • An understanding of modern web development best practices

  • Experience writing delightful developer documentation

Bonus points if you have...

  • Experience with React, Typescript, Next.js, AWS/Terraform, Vercel

  • Written open-source developer tooling

  • Published about your work (open source code, presentations, blog posts, etc.)

  • Past experience working in authentication or security

Engineering at Privy

Engineering at Privy is not just about writing world-class code. We create software that turns complex technical systems into delightful developer tools. We assemble tried-and-true primitives into intuitive, responsive APIs and beautiful interfaces. We believe in open-source work and transparency with our teammates and users. We encourage each other to think big, run experiments and follow our curiosity so we can build better tooling that lets developers shine and empowers their users.

Privy is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees, regardless of background, identity, or status.