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Senior Backend Developer


Tradeblock is the #1 Sneaker Trading Platform and Community. We are looking for a talented engineer to take our backend infrastructure to the next level. This is your chance to get in on the ground floor at a startup with massive growth potential.


The ideal candidate should have a strong background designing and maintaining cloud-based systems for consumer facing mobile applications capable of scaling to millions of users.



  • Vet and improve upon existing backend architecture and tech stack (React Native, GraphQL API, SQL DB)

  • Assist in debugging production issues across the entire application stack

  • Design, build, and maintain internal services and systems with CI/CD pipelines

  • Improve engineering standards, tooling, and processes as we grow the team



  • 3-5+ years of experience developing software and cloud-based systems

  • Strong skills with Node JS and server-side JavaScript

  • Work experience or familiarity with the following technologies: Node JS, React/React Native, SQL DBs, No-SQL DBs, RESTful APIs, GraphQL, and AWS services including at least RDS, EC2, and Lambda

  • Experienced in architectural patterns for high-scale applications, such as well-designed APIs, pipelines, and data structures

  • Experience or desire working in a small team, fast-paced startup atmosphere


Nice to have

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, or similar major

  • Familiar with various approaches to stress testing for scale

  • Experience integrating with payment processing and/or shipping APIs such as Stripe and Shippo

  • Experience with elastic search 

  • Experience with containerized applications and Docker

  • Experience designing data models and creating data pipelines

  • Experience with other languages such as Python or Ruby

  • Experience with other cloud providers such as GCP or Azure in addition to AWS

  • Passion for sneakers or a sneakerhead

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