Senior Software Engineer, Platform Backend

About Us

ZORA is a group of individuals working towards a new paradigm for creators by enabling the creation, curation, and collection of NFTs. We believe that by enabling a more equitable system for creators and communities, we will fundamentally rediscover the power of the internet.

We’re working tirelessly to make ZORA available to as many creators as possible. Our mission is to build a new creator and community-owned economy.

Who we're looking for

ZORA is looking for experienced senior software engineers to work closely with the development team to ensure that the product meets the needs of the business and is scalable, including building or maintaining various product features.

What you'll do
  • Design and maintain a web3 indexer to ensure high data consistency and low indexing latency
  • Work with our Data Scientist lead to build data pipelines, event instrument systems.
  • Collaborate with other backend team members to identify common backend problems or risks and build sharable frameworks to be used across the backend team
  • Develop and maintain documentation for backend platforms, including architectural diagram, product design doc, dev ops runbook.
  • Evaluate and recommend new technologies and processes to the team.
  • Lead troubleshooting efforts to identify and resolve indexer and data issues in a timely manner
  • Monitor software performance and capacity, and implement proactive measures to ensure high availability
Skills we're looking for
  • Experience with languages such as Rust and Python
  • Strong understanding of various web technologies, such as RestAPI, GraphQL, Postgres, MongoDB, Redis, Kafka, Datadog, k8s, Bigquery, ETL
  • Solid understanding of software architecture and design principles
  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills
  • Ability to lead and mentor junior team members
  • Experience working in an Agile development environment
We'd love it if you had
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, or a related field
  • 4+ years of experience in software engineering, with a focus on designing, implementing, and maintaining large-scale software product solutions
  • Experience with data engineering work
  • Experience with web3 indexer
  • Intrinsic motivation to take the ownership of the product you build
  • Enjoy building software product and coding
  • Strong desire to learn and explore new technologies

If you are an experienced software engineer with a passion for designing and implementing scalable and reliable software platform solutions, we encourage you to apply for this exciting opportunity.


ZORA provides top quality medical, dental, and vision insurance, with a flexible time-off policy and a new Macbook Pro for full-time employees. Employees also receive equity.


ZORA is international. Our headquarters are the internet and we have employees all over the world. We’re currently in Atlanta, Berlin, Lisbon, Los Angeles, New York, San Francisco, Sydney, and Vancouver.

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