Software Engineer (Backend)

Job at Cake Defi


Full time

We at Cake aspire to transform and decentralize finance with tomorrow’s technology, with a globally distributed and close-knit team of doers and getters. Here’s an opportunity to join a movement to break the mold. Join Cake and help us shape the future of personal finance. About Birthday Research- The blockchain R&D wing of Cake DeFi Birthday Research (BDR) is the Blockchain Research and Development wing of Cake DeFi, a Singapore-based blockchain, and fintech company. Fuelled by the best minds in the industry, BDR seeks to develop best-in-class blockchain innovations with the mission of enabling the next bound of Web3. As a pioneering force, our work spans cryptographic research, deep blockchain consensus development, and smart contracts development — with a laser-sharp focus on driving the industry frontier while tackling the most demanding DeFi challenges of today. To date, one of our core contributions, DeFiChain, has garnered over 1 billion USD in total value locked on the layer-1 protocol. We are a fast-growing, globally distributed, close-knit team of multi-disciplinary doers and getters. Join Birthday Research today to be a part of the driving force shaping the future of decentralization. What you’ll do: Collaborate with cross-functional teams and product managers to design and develop TypeScript-based applications using Node.js. Write highly performant codes that are clean, simple, maintainable, and battle-tested with test-driven development (TDD) for maximum test coverage automated from pull request all the way to release. Design and develop highly distributed backend micro-services with the ability to scale to thousands of requests per second using cloud-native solutions. What you’ll need: Experience working in a fast pace tech-driven startup as a Software Engineer with at least 2 years of experience or in a similar capacity. Strong proficiency in TypeScript or JavaScript software stack with experience developing highly scalable systems. Familiar with distributed systems, database optimization, performance tuning, concurrency handling, and caching mechanisms. Ability to take full ownership and work independently while collaborating with others in a fast-paced agile and async team. A collaborative and resourceful individual with excellent communication skills able to make radical decisions while being empathetic and respectful. Willingness to pick up new and emerging bleeding edge blockchain technologies. Experience participating or maintaining in open source software development is highly preferred. A deep technical understanding of blockchain technologies, cryptography, BIPs, DeFi, UTXO, EVM, or Nakamoto Consensus is highly preferred. Why Work With Cake Do something with purpose; Be a part of the future that will shape how people are dealing with their finances in Crypto and Blockchain Fast-moving, challenging and unique business problems International, diverse work environment and flat hierarchy Great career development opportunities in a growing company Cake DeFi is a Singapore-based blockchain and fintech company that empowers users to be in control of their finances by creating cash flow and harnessing the potential of Decentralized Finance. Founded in 2019, we currently have more than ~100 employees of various backgrounds and nationalities and growing.

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