Senior Backend Go/blockchain developer at Verse

  • Programming
  • Fulltime
  • Anywhere (100% Remote) Only
Job Description

Hi and thanks for taking the time to check out our Backend/Blockchain - Go developer role. We are extremely excited to be looking for hiring for this position, as our startup looks to enter a period of rapid growth.

We are building "Verse" - digital art (NFT) platform. In today's world a programmer can also be an artist leading to a new generation of art. Many artworks on the platform been made by people who write algorithms. These algorithms convert randomness into beautiful art being collected all over the world. Join us in this journey trying to bring generative art to people!

We’re looking for a mid-senior backend developer with strong knowledge in Go, attention to detail and passion for building functional and scalable products following best practices.

Please include VERSE123 in your message, so we know you read the job description :)


  • Go
  • Good knowledge of AWS

Bonus points for

  • Blockchain
  • Solidity
  • On-chain/off-chain optimisation ideas
  • Experience in security
  • Experience in trading bots
  • Experience with Temporal
  • Open source projects

You should apply if you

  • Are a world class developer with growth mindset and passion for technology
  • Experience designing large and complex (yet maintainable) systems and you should be able to do so in about one-third the time that most competent people think possible
  • Have deep understanding of large project architecture and integrability with other services
  • Care about making data-informed decisions
  • Have a good understanding of design patterns and software engineering principles
  • Actively seek elegant, performant, production-orientated solutions to difficult problems
  • Want to build a product you would be proud of
  • Are creative thinker, who work well in a team, and who welcome new challenges and solve problems with a fresh and unique perspective
  • Never shy away from and enjoy solving difficult problems and help others to solve difficult problems.
  • Have solid communication skills
  • Passionate about learning and personal growth
  • Security orientated

What we offer

  • Competitive salary plus stock options
  • A promising career growth opportunity. We would much rather promote people who have exceeded expectations in their current role rather than hire new people
  • Opportunity to build a product potentially changing the way art industry operates and contribute to product decisions
  • The chance to help grow a company and its culture from the ground up

Our tech stack

  • Backend - Go heavily using Temporal
  • Database - ScyllaDB
  • Infrastructure - AWS, Terraform, kubernetes
  • Frontend Web - Typescript, React +NextJS
  • Blockchain - Solidity, Archetype
  • iOS App - Swift, SwiftUI
  • CI/CD - Github Actions


  • We are based in London, but happy to hire for remote work.

We can sponsor Visa to UK if desired.

Our interview process:

  • Informal call to discuss your interests and the role in detail
  • Take home coding problem
  • Call to discuss some technical problem implementation
  • Offer (or one more interview if there are multiple good candidates) 

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