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Software Engineer, Nifty Gateway (Fullstack)

Gemini

Gemini

Software Engineering
London, UK
Posted on Wednesday, June 26, 2024

About the Company

Gemini is a global crypto and Web3 platform founded by Tyler Winklevoss and Cameron Winklevoss in 2014. Gemini offers a wide range of crypto products and services for individuals and institutions in over 70 countries.

Crypto is about giving you greater choice, independence, and opportunity. We are here to help you on your journey. We build crypto products that are simple, elegant, and secure. Whether you are an individual or an institution, we help you buy, sell, and store your bitcoin and cryptocurrency.

At Gemini, our mission is to unlock the next era of financial, creative, and personal freedom.

In London, we have a remote work policy.

The Department: Nifty Gateway

Nifty Gateway Studio brings together artists and their communities through NFTs. We work with today’s leading creative minds to push the boundaries of human experiences through the development of extraordinary creative experiences built on-chain. Nifty Gateway was founded by Duncan and Griffin Cock Foster in 2018, and acquired by Gemini in 2019, with the belief that crypto networks and the blockchain have the power to fundamentally change the art world by creating greater choice, independence, and
opportunity for artists, creators, and collectors.

The Role: Software Engineer (Fullstack)

As we are building out Nifty's engineering team, we're looking for you to work wherever you can contribute the most on the Nifty Gateway codebase. You’ll get the opportunity to build out the frontier of an emerging field and build tools for some of the pieces that go on to be enormously popular in the digital collectible space! This is a very hands-on role where you'll work with smart, creative people to build the foundation of Nifty Gateway! An ideal candidate will have a strong aptitude for identifying opportunities to improve user experience, robust experience translating design frameworks into code to improve user- facing applications, and a proactive desire to collaborate with fellow developers, designers, and marketing managers to present a shared artistic vision.

Responsibilities:

  • Be responsible for removing roadblocks, ensuring processes are lean, efficient, and helping develop members.
  • Help refactor and maintain our core systems to prepare them to scale.
  • Work with the team to deliver projects by insisting on the highest standards of coding and ensuring on-time delivering.
  • Understand our core business objectives, then ideate and implement new features that will help us achieve our exciting goals to grow our customer base.
  • Troubleshoot technical issues by leveraging your deep understanding of the systems and experience with technologies we leverage.
  • Interface with other team members to build the critical portions of the app.
  • Embrace our DevOps culture: You build it, you run it.
  • Work well cross-functionally and earn trust from co-workers at all levels.

Qualifications:

  • 4+ years experience as a software engineer, working as a Full Stack at scale.
  • You can write secure code that works quickly and efficiently in a fast-paced environment.
  • A customer and product-focused mindset. You’re interested in using the right tool for the job and you understand, and can speak to, the “why” behind your choices.
  • You can operate independently, be detail oriented, and deliver results in an organized manner.
  • Prefer simple solutions and designs over complex ones.
  • Enjoy working with a diverse group of people with different areas of expertise.
  • You are comfortably organized amongst chaos.
  • Be familiar with our tech stack:
    • TypeScript, React, styled-component
    • Python
    • PostgreSQL, BigQuery, MySQL
    • Jest, React Testing Library, Cypress, pytes
    • AWS, GCP
    • Kubernetes, Docker, Terraform, GitHub, CircleCI
    • Next.js (Preferred)
    • AR/VR (Preferred)
  • Embrace differences and know that when we can be ourselves at work, we are happier, more motivated, and creative. We want to be able to bring our whole selves to work, have our own perspectives and know that we belong. As such, through your behaviors at work, we expect you to reflect and actively sustain a healthy engineering environment that looks like this:
    • A wide range of voices heard to the benefit of all
    • Teams that are clearly happy, engaged, and laugh together
    • Perceivable safety to have an opinion or ask a question No egos - people listen to and learn from others at all levels, with strong opinions held loosely

It Pays to Work Here

We take a holistic approach to compensation at Gemini, which includes:

  • Competitive Compensation
  • Long-term incentive in the form of a new hire equity grant
  • Up to 28 paid holidays (in addition to public/bank holidays)
  • Retirement Plan Matching
  • Generous Parental leave
  • Comprehensive health plans
  • Training and professional development

At Gemini, we strive to build diverse teams that reflect the people we want to empower through our products, and we are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity, or Veteran status. Equal Opportunity is the Law, and Gemini is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. If you have a specific need that requires accommodation, please let a member of the People Team know.