Senior Software Engineer (Crypto)


About the job

Synapse is a Banking as a Service (BaaS) provider with a clear mission, to ensure that everyone around the world has access to best-in-class financial products, regardless of their net worth. Synapse’s unified platform provides industry compliant payment, card issuance, deposit, lending, credit, investment and crypto products through simple APIs. We are the only BaaS provider that enables builders to launch feature complete deposit, credit and crypto products in weeks.

Our culture and values are simple and straightforward. We share a general concern for the well-being of others and strive to build a safe and inclusive environment for everyone. Our work style is collaborative and action-oriented. We are a team of conscientious, hard workers who also share a common sense of purpose. As we accelerate our growth, your career and opportunities will grow as well making it an exciting time to join Synapse.

What You Will Do

  • Write clean, scalable and reliable code - this will become the foundation for new product launches
  • Architect systems, building for scale from inception to execution to support crypto products & use cases
  • Perform code reviews and serve as a mentor to team members on engineering best practices
  • Leverage the best of Synapse’s stack, built from the ground up when necessary in order to create and debug existing production issues
  • Design, improve, and execute backend implementations of new and existing production applicationsTake ownership of your work from ideation to deployment
  • Develop polished, testable, and trustworthy systems that eliminate manual tasks for the financial services industry
  • Be a team player and deliver on high priority schedules and goals.A general concern for the wellbeing of others and the desire to work on problems that maximize a positive future for humanity

What You Will Bring

  • Strong command of Python with a love for writing tests
  • Experience with blockchain and crypto (Bitcoin, Ethereum, Polygon, Solano etc.)Experience with ELK, MongoDB, and Redis databases is a plus but not required
  • Genuine passion for crypto, web3 is a must
  • Experience as a technical lead and defined the roadmap for complex projects spanning multiple teams and functions. You work well cross-functionally and earn trust from co-workers at all levels, driving consensus and resultsExperience with building microservices
  • Having experience in building large scale systems to solve challenging and complex issues
  • Along with Python, we use flask to build APIs, docker to containerize them, rancher to deploy and orchestrate, AWS to host, CircleCI to test (and obviously Github in between all this). So experience with some of this stack is preferred.
  • Having banking & payments knowledge

Synapse is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all of our employees. Synapse provides equal opportunity in all of our employment practices to all qualified employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability, marital status, military status, genetic information or any other category protected by federal, state and local laws.

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