Smart Contract Engineer

Job at Stakes


Remote • New York City

Full time

About the Company

Stakes is a social sports wagering platform for NFTs. Our mission is to bring people together through community and competition. We’re creating the ultimate way to flex, with your predictions recorded publicly and your wins cemented forever on a blockchain. We recently raised a seed round from prominent crypto investors after graduating from IAC's incubator.

About the Role We’re looking for an Smart Contract Lead to join our engineering team. As a key member of the team, you’ll be responsible for building out our web3 infrastructure and have influence on our product strategy by helping define the product features. A commitment to teamwork, hustle, and strong communication skills are absolute requirements.

This is the opportunity to be part of a fast-paced, small, and flat organization responsible for developing a massive consumer product. If you love sports and are looking for an opportunity to directly see your work impact the business, this could be the role for you!

What you’ll do:

  • Lead the design and implementation of Stakes’s web3 infrastructure from the ground up targeting the Polygon blockchain
  • Work closely with stakeholders (business, compliance, operations, and technology partners at all levels) to document requirements, and identify, mitigate and address risks in the protocol specifications and implementation.
  • Lead the technical strategies and evolution of smart contracts at Stakes
  • Be a thought leader and shape the direction of development for the organization

Who you are:

  • Expertise and relevant work experience in the architecture of scalable cloud solutions with strong experience preferably in Node.js/typescript/python and implemented key aspects of an end-to-end solution, delivered in a production environment.
  • Experience with solidity smart contract best practices and building auditable code
  • Experience building and maintaining wallet integrations
  • Experience with architecture and design of scalable, performant services on multiple blockchains, preferably Polygon
  • Strong Computer Science fundamentals in blockchain protocols and data structures, algorithms, system design concepts, and problem-solving.
  • Nice to have: Experience leading and implementing key components of an ICO
  • Nice to have: Experience building scalable decentralized backend solutions for a mobile app Passion for sports or web3/crypto/NFTs is a huge plus

What we offer:

Equity share in a growing business

Unlimited PTO

Remote Working Hours: 11 am to 4 pm ET

Benefits coverage including: medical, dental, vision

An opportunity to build a massive consumer product that can have a significant impact on the world

Stakes is committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion. We believe we are most impactful when people with a wide range of backgrounds, experiences, and identities come together with a common mission. We encourage candidates from all backgrounds to apply.

Company: Stakes


Skills: solidityweb3cryptonft

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