Senior Front End Engineer (Remote)

Company: Blackwing

Salary: $200 - $4

Posted on: June 21, 2024


Job Description

Looking for a front end engineer to build the main web portal for interacting
with our new blockchain for cross-chain trading. You will have the full trust
and autonomy to dive deep into various technical areas and independently
deliver meaningful results helping our customers trade with more ease and
delight.

You will join an all star team of engineers and product leaders from companies
like Facebook, Robinhood and LinkedIn — together the team has scaled products
to billions of people and millions in revenue. You will constantly be
challenged, fostered, and motivated to grow to new heights.

Additionally, our non-dilutive token grant with early liquidity gives a
significant edge in compensation over every other startup. If the company does
well, you will be rewarded extremely well!

### What is Blackwing?

[Blackwing](https://docs.blackwing.fi/) allows you to deposit in one place but
trade across multiple chains and ecosystems without having to pay exorbitant
transfer fees.

### Responsibilities

* Collaborate with cross-functional teams to develop core products in a 0 to 1 environment.
* Design engineering systems to deliver product needs while making appropriate tradeoffs between complexity, scalability, security, and development time.
* Build an understanding of financial products to help inform product decisions.
* Help define Blackwing’s engineering culture and best practices.

### Technologies We Use

* Typescript
* React
* Tailwind
* CSS
* HTML

### Location

This is a remote position, ideally located in US working well with EST
timezone.

### The Ideal Candidate

* Has a track record of successfully leading projects and delivering large scope technical projects at scale.
* Is obsessive about developer experience. Consistently sets high standard for code quality, testing practices, and code review processes.
* Is deeply comfortable across different engineering disciplines and is confident diving into unknown areas.

### Benefits

* Work on some of the most interesting problems between the cross section of finance and engineering.
* Work with exceptional leaders from companies like Meta / Robinhood / LinkedIn. Each member of the team has individually helped grow products to billions of users and revenue!
* Competitive compensation package that includes tokens, equity, and cash.
* Good vibes.

### Our Culture

* **We value feedback** We think feedback is a gift and a crucial tool to push us to be our better selves. You’re expected to not only receive feedback but also give feedback to anyone at the company
* **We move fast** speed is in our DNA, from engineering, to iteration, to hiring. We’re always pushing the boundaries of how fast we can learn, grow and succeed.
* **We expect excellence** from code, to design, to product analysis, we hold a high bar for ourselves and the product we build.

### Our Team

* [Zo](https://www.linkedin.com/in/zkhalapyan/) → As one of the early engineers on Facebook Messenger, Zo helped to grow the product from a few million to a billion monthly active users. His expertise lies in product development, iteration, growth, and engineering.
* [Shahmeer](https://www.linkedin.com/in/shamwow/) → Shahmeer worked at Robinhood for several years, leading development of their trading infrastructure and leading the development of Fractional Trading. He is a world-class expert in financial engineering and product development.
* [Salman](https://www.linkedin.com/in/salmanbahmed/) → Salman built a company and sold it to LinkedIn, where he served as a Staff Engineer for the past six years focusing on product, growth, and new initiatives. Salman led mobile development for Rainbow Wallet, launching a swap aggregator ($15M/month volume) across multiple chains and fiat to crypto on-ramping rails.