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Lead Backend Developer

Fully Remote

Engineering

The Role

Socious is an impact gig marketplace powered by blockchain and AI.

We started Socious in July 2021, so as an early employee you’ll be pivotal in shaping the direction of the company.

We communicate in English, and so no Japanese ability is required, though there will be opportunities to use Japanese if you’d like to.

You will be working with a team of talented people (three full-time employees + a number of freelancers).

Responsibilities

  • Compile and analyze data, processes, and codes to troubleshoot problems and identify areas for improvement
  • Planning and documenting technical specifications for features or system design
  • Designing, building and configuring applications to meet business process and application requirements
  • Collaborating with the front-end developers and other team members to establish objectives and design more functional, cohesive codes to enhance the user experience
  • Recording data and reporting it to proper parties, such as clients or leadership
  • Writing testable, scalable and efficient code and parcipate in code reviews

Skills & Experience

  • A strong passion for social impact (previous experience with social impact organizations is an asset)
  • Degree in Computer Science, Engineering or a related field is an asset
  • Minimum 7 years of experience (or equivalent skills) in software development, especially with Typescript, Node.js, MySQL, AWS
  • Strong knowledge of common algorithms and data structures
  • Strong knowledge of blockchains is an asset
  • Strong knowledge of concurrency and writing efficient and safe multithreaded code
  • You possess good communication skills

Language Skills

  • Business-level English skills are required. Japanese skills are desirable.

What’s on offer

  • Diverse, driven, and high-performing colleagues
  • A supportive, trusting and transparent working environment
  • Work-life balance with flexible hours and leave (unlimited paid leave)
  • Flexible work arrangements (full-time, part-time freelance, side-job, onsite, remote, etc.)
  • A competitive salary package: USD 70k - 140k (8-16 million yen) per year + stock options
  • Japan work visa sponsorship

How to apply

To apply, please download the Socious app and apply directly through the 'Projects' tab