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Senior Software Engineer, Fullstack

Alt

Alt

Software Engineering
United States · Remote
Posted on Wednesday, June 26, 2024

At Alt, we’re on a mission to unlock the value of alternative assets, and looking for talented people who share our vision. Our platform enables users to exchange, invest, value, securely store, and authenticate their collectible cards. And we envision a world where anything is an investable asset.

To date, we’ve raised over $100 million from thought leaders at the intersection of culture, community, and capital. Some of our investors include Alexis Ohanian’s fund Seven Seven Six, the founders of Stripe, Coinbase co-founder Fred Ehrsam, BlackRock co-founder Sue Wagner, the co-founders of AngelList, First Round Capital, and BoxGroup. We’re also backed by professional athletes including Tom Brady, Candace Parker, Giannis Antetokounmpo, Alex Morgan, Kevin Durant, and Marlon Humphrey.

Alt is a dedicated equal opportunity employer committed to creating a diverse workforce. We celebrate our differences and strive to create an inclusive environment for all. We are focused on fostering a culture of empowerment which starts with providing our employees with the resources needed to reach their full potential.

What we are looking for:

We are seeking a product-oriented Senior Fullstack Engineer who is eager to make a significant impact. Our ideal candidate possesses a deep understanding of backend and frontend system development, a strong sense of ownership, and thrives on challenges. As an engineer in our team, you will be entrusted with substantial responsibility and autonomy, requiring good product instincts and the ability to deliver high-quality products rapidly. You will have the opportunity to own products and features from end-to-end, so strong judgment and the ability to make effective trade-offs is essential.

The impact you will make:

  • Own the development and implementation of products and features, taking them from concept to deployment
  • Collaborate closely with product managers, designers, and other stakeholders to understand requirements and prioritize tasks effectively
  • Prioritize user needs and make informed trade-offs between speed, quality, and functionality
  • Possess an ability to identify areas of highest impact and a willingness to dive in wherever your skills are needed most across the technical stack.
  • Identify and address technical challenges, ensuring optimal performance and scalability
  • Perform detailed code reviews and provide technical mentorship to engineers

What you bring to the table:

  • Experience: 5+ years in backend and 3+ years in frontend software development, preferably within a high-growth startup environment.
  • Technical Skills: Proficiency in programming languages and tools such as Python, React, React Native, AWS, Postgres, and JavaScript.
  • Problem-Solving: A knack for solving tough problems and a drive to take ownership of your work.
  • Communication: Effective communication skills with the ability to ship solutions quickly.
  • Product Focus: Excellent product instincts, with a user-first approach when designing technical solutions.
  • Team Player: A collaborative mindset that helps elevate the performance of those around you.
  • Industry Knowledge: Knowledge of the sports/trading card industry is a plus.

What you will get from us:

  • Ground floor opportunity as an early member of the Alt team; you’ll directly shape the direction of our company. The opportunities for growth are truly limitless.
  • An inclusive company culture that is being built intentionally to foster an environment that supports and engages talent in their current and future endeavors.
  • $100/month work-from-home stipend
  • $200/month wellness stipend
  • WeWork office Stipend
  • 401(k) retirement benefits
  • Flexible vacation policy
  • Generous paid parental leave
  • Competitive healthcare benefits, including HSA, for you and your dependent(s)

Alt's compensation package includes a competitive base salary benchmarked against real-time market data, as well as equity for all full-time roles. We want all full-time employees to be invested in Alt and to be able to take advantage of that investment, so our equity grants include a 10-year exercise window. The base salary range for this role is: $165,000 - $186,000. Offers may vary from the amount listed based on geography, candidate experience and expertise, and other factors.