Senior Software Engineer - Backend

Genius Yield - Cardano-powered DEX & Yield Optimizer

About the job

Genius Yield is a DeFi asset management solution implemented on the Cardano blockchain, providing superior yield optimization and high returns to users. Genius Yield has developed an AI-powered Smart Liquidity Management protocol that algorithmically automates asset allocation to maximize an userโ€™s APY, while minimizing risk exposure.

To drive continued growth and effective organization of our company, we are seeking to fill a position as

Senior Software Engineer - Backend


  • Work on the front lines of a quickly-growing blockchain/crypto startup and lead the design and implementation of Genius Yieldโ€™s internal and external software systems.
  • Develop backend services and features to support large-scale, data-intensive, and cloud-based applications.
  • Craft code that is maintainable and incorporates engineering best practices.
  • Participate in the full software development lifecycle, including development, code reviews, testing and production.
  • Collaborate with product managers to maintain a high bar for quality in a fast-paced, iterative environment.
  • Work closely with other engineering teams to design and deploy reliable and performant systems.


  • B.S. or M.S. in computer science or a related technical field or comparable work experience.
  • 5+ years of professional software development experience or 2+ years with an advanced degree.
  • Software design and development with an object-oriented programming language such as TypeScript, Python, Rust, and/or C++.
  • Expert in the NodeJS framework.
  • Experience designing, documenting, and implementing APIs for internal and external services.
  • Experience designing and maintaining relational databases.


  • Google Cloud Platform expertise.
  • Experience using Linux and comfortable with shell scripting.
  • Containerization of production software using Docker and orchestration with Kubernetes.
  • Leadership experience managing teams and projects.
  • Experience with functional programming, such as Haskell and Scala.
  • Blockchain or fintech industry experience.
  • You learn about blockchain and cryptocurrency technologies in your free time.

Working at Genius Yield

  • Partake in a cutting-edge crypto/blockchain startup with the goal of revolutionizing finance.
  • You will work in a high-performance and productive environment.
  • Your successes will be recognized and awarded with promotions and more leadership opportunities.
  • Genius Yield is a quickly growing company, and you will have many opportunities to grow with us.

Please submit your complete application (incl. motivation letter, CV, references, certificates) via LinkedIn.

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