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Lead 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.

In this role, you’ll work closely with senior stakeholders to understand business goals and ensure that the development team & technologies used are aligned with these.

Responsibilities

  • Working closely with senior stakeholders to understand business requirements and help translate these into technical requirements for the development team
  • Planning and documenting technical specifications for features or system design
  • Designing, building and configuring applications to meet business process and application requirements
  • Research, design, develop, and test blockchain technologies
  • Be involved in the global blockchain community—work on implementing and integrating the latest improvement proposals
  • Directing the development team in the design, development, coding, testing and debugging of applications
  • Writing testable, scalable and efficient code and leading code reviews
  • Mentoring junior team members and ensuring they adhere to determined software quality standards

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
  • Minimum 10 years of experience (or equivalent skills) in software/Dapp development, especially with Solidity, C++, Java, JavaScript, Typescript, React Native, React, PHP, NodeJS, MySQL, GraphQL, Go, AWS
  • Strong knowledge of common algorithms and data structures
  • Familiarity with basic cryptography
  • Familiarity with P2P networks
  • Strong knowledge of blockchains
  • Strong knowledge of concurrency and writing efficient and safe multithreaded code
  • Proven success as a technical team leader
  • You are a good mentor & coach
  • 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 87k - 175k (10-20 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