Lead Developer (Back end) - Go (GoLang)/ Python/ AWS/ Google Cloud

Company: Kin
Location: Not Specified, Pennsylvania, United States
Type: Full-time
Posted: 03.MAY.2021
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The Kin Foundation The Kin Foundation is a Canadian nonprofit corporation established for the governance of the cryptocurrency Kin and is ta...


The Kin Foundation The Kin Foundation is a Canadian nonprofit corporation established for the governance of the cryptocurrency Kin and is tasked with growing an open ecosystem of digital services. Visit the Kin Foundation page to learn more. The Challenge We are looking for a skilled developer to join our decentralized team and help lead development on several key back end technologies. The goal is to slowly decentralize the development and maintenance of Kin SDKs Reporting to the Chief Technology Officer, your responsibility will be to coordinate the maintenance and development of several back end SDKs - currently Go, Python and NodeJs. You will be the driver of change, but will coordinate external contributors (either from the open source community, or outsourced developers) A list of our current front end and back end SDKs (and code) can be found here: Getting Started Kin SDK DocsResponsibilities: Coordinate development and maintenance of back end code bases Manage a suitable bounty system / outsource for some of the code Ensure that coding standards are followed and maintained (including code reviews) Become the "go-to" for technical and development queries Become the subject matter expert for the platforms developed Liaise with the front end Lead Dev to ensure a complete package Willing to learn new frameworks and technologies Requirements Can architect complex software systems with Python, Go and NodeJS/Typescript Advanced experience with AWS ( e.g DynamoDB, CodeDeploy, RDS/Aurora, SQS, EC2 (ASG, NLB/ALB, EBS), Route53) Has advanced experience developing and managing services High Developer Standards Be able to maintain high unit test code coverage (80%+) Comfortable maintaining, updating, using CI systems (e.g. Circle) Has demonstrated ability to be self sufficient in backend development given broad business requirements Strong Git experience including branching & PR workflows (e.g. git-flow) Collaborative attitude, Great communicator & problem solver Bonus experience: Working on open source projects Has experience working on financial software, ideally blockchain as well Working on blockchain projects is a plus Smart contracts experience Rust Technologies in our stackCore Languages:GoPythonJavaNodeJS/TypescriptMisc:LinuxGitTerraformPackerSAML / LastpassPagerDutyAWSDynamoDBCodeDeployRDS/AuroraSQSEC2 (ASG, NLB/ALB, EBS)Route53GCPBigQueryCompute EngineDBsPostgresRedisetcdBlockchainSolanaStellarBenefits Collaborative work culture Contribute to the open source community Part of a high growth project with significant impact on the ecosystem Competitive compensation, coupled with long term incentives in cryptocurrency

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