Backend Software Engineer

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  • Post Date: March 28, 2022
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Job Overview

We are looking for an intellectually curious Backend Software Engineer to play an important role in the development and implementation of Algorand’s blockchain and cryptocurrency products. Your ideas and your innovation will help shape the new blockchain and cryptocurrency ecosystem of tomorrow. Our Engineers are often generalists, with interest and focus on our core protocol, decentralized applications (dApps) and distributed computing. We currently work in Go ( and Python (, and our projects are open-sourced (

This is an opportunity for someone who is genuinely excited by new technologies and has a passion for building products that will serve millions of users. You will be working on a fast-paced, rapidly growing, high-profile project with a significant opportunity for industry-level impact on emerging blockchain and cryptocurrency technologies. Our state-of-the-art headquarters is located in Rome, Italy and we are happy to consider candidates across Italy for remote opportunities.

This Job is For You if You’re:

  • Excited by the opportunity to innovate and solve challenging problems
  • Passionate about blockchain technology and/or cryptocurrency
  • Obsessed with building products that millions of users will touch
  • Interested in remote and in-office flexibility
A Backend Software Engineer at Algorand:
  • Engages with their team to devise solutions to hard technical problems involving distributed systems, scale, and security; then translates these ideas into technical designs and implementation
  • Is a hands-on developer, applying the best industry standards for code health, security, scalability, and robustness
  • Seeks to expand their technical acumen, taking advantage of opportunities with mentors and learning modules offered internally
  • Is a key part of an inclusive environment that fosters collaboration and creativity both internally and externally
Your Qualifications & Our Requirements:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or a related technical field (equivalent work experience will be considered)
  • Five-plus years in a relevant Backend Software Engineer role, designing and shipping complex applications and APIs as part of a team
  • Extensive experience with general purpose programming languages including but not limited to: Python, Go, Javascript/Typescript, and Rust
  • Strong experience with web/backend technologies, including but not limited to: Django, Flask, Node.js, relational databases (ORMs)
  • Experience in any of the following: secure coding, scaling and performance optimizations
  • Experience contributing to major open source software projects will be considered favorably
  • Excellent written communication skills, particularly focused on technical design, strategy, and project planning
  • Working proficiency in written and spoken English
Our Commitment to You:
Algorand is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. For individuals with disabilities who would like to request accommodation during the interview process, please advise your recruiter. Our compensation package is generous, including a competitive cash compensation and an equity position in the organization.
Job Detail
  • Offered Salary$65,000 - $95,000
  • Career LevelManager
  • Experience5 Years
  • INDUSTRYDevelopment
  • QualificationBachelor Degree
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