Senior Backend Engineer

Job at Cake DeFi



Full time

About the team

Our engineering team is the backbone of everything you see at the company. We pride ourselves on writing good code. We care about good engineering practices, working with great people, and working on real and impactful products.

We practice test-driven development, and are more than happy to allow team members the opportunity to solve problems with unconventional or cutting-edge methods. If you care about continually improving your craft, and want to work with like-minded peers, this is the place for you!

What you’ll do:

  • Design & develop Cake DeFi’s systems that are able to to process upward of thousands of transactions per second globally.
  • Take full ownership for our data design, database, caching strategy while ensuring scalability and auditability.
  • Design, develop, and maintain modern TypeScript Node.js applications.
  • Follow and champion best coding practices when developing.
  • Familiar with test-driven development (TDD) and implement unit tests for your work.
  • Actively communicate with the team during development processes.
  • Be willing to pick up any other technology stacks such as Bitcoin, Ethereum, web3.js etc. when required.

What you’ll need:

  • Experienced in designing and developing a highly scalable system that processes upward of thousands of transactions per second.
  • Expert-level understanding and familiarity with JavaScript, TypeScript and Node.js.
  • Understanding of cybersecurity, basic cryptography and user privacy is a bonus.
  • Familiar with commonly used NoSQL and Middlewares, such as Redis and Kafka
  • Familiar with common network protocols (HTTP/TCP)
  • Familiar with distributed systems, performance tuning, massive concurrency handling, and caching mechanisms
  • Enjoy following clean code practices
  • Experienced in working with code versioning system (Git), bugs and issues tracker.
  • We value knowledge & skills over paper qualifications.
  • Comfortable working remotely via telecommuting. We will be working closely via Slack video calls and other collaboration tools.


Cake DeFi focuses on Blockchain / Cryptocurrency. Their company has offices in Singapore. They have a small team that's between 11-50 employees.

You can view their website at

Company: Cake DeFi

Skills: backenddevseniorweb3jsethereum

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