About the jobSorare is at the intersection of sports, gaming, and NFT collectibles. Through tradable digital cards, Sorare is designing a collective fantasy sports experience where you can manage your favorite players, hone your passion to earn prizes, and be part of a thriving community. Anyone, anywhere, can connect with the game on Sorare. The company's mission is to build "the game within the game" and to give fans, players and clubs the platform to celebrate, share, and own your game.
Founded in 2018, Sorare has seen tremendous growth. The platform has a card sales volume of over $400M since January 2021 (up from $8M in sales in 2020) and now has exclusive partnerships with over 250 football (soccer) clubs, the MLB & MLBPA, and the NBA & NBPA. Sorare is trusted by a world-class team of investors including Softbank, Benchmark, Accel Partners, athletes such as Serena Williams and Kylian Mbappé, and key tech investors such as Alexis Ohania - all who believe in the future of integrating NFTs with Gameplay.
We are looking for a Frontend Engineer to join our growing Engineering team.
You should have a strong understanding of backend systems supporting mobile and web applications, with an interest to design, implement, and deploy your own features. You will be working on a live game with hundreds of thousands of monthly active players. You'll collaborate with engineers, product and game designers as well as product managers. All our team members have a say in the shape of the product and you will attend weekly sprint meetings to discuss our roadmap and priorities. Things move quickly at Sorare as we work toward building a unique and category leading game.
You don't need to be a sport expert, a gaming addict or crypto enthusiast to work with us. We're looking for engineers who like to get things done, work in a fast-paced environment at a hyper-growth company, take ownership and autonomy for their work, and expect to learn a lot along the way.
- Drive complex projects from inception to launch
- Work alongside Design, Mobile, and Product to execute on a roadmap focused on building the best product for our players
- Deploy new features and improvements to production
- Design and build toward optimal solutions to tough technical problems
- Instrument the code and monitor the health of our systems
- Care deeply about security, performance, and maintainability
- Technologies we currently use:
- Blockchain: Ethereum, Solidity, Starkware
- Languages: Ruby, Typescript to start; with more to come as we scale
- Frameworks: Rails, React, GraphQL
- Services: Algolia, PostgreSQL
- Platforms: AWS, Kubernetes, Docker
- 3+ years of experience as a software engineer or developer
- Hands-on knowledge with frontend development
- Have production experience with frameworks such as React or Vue, as well as REST or GraphQL APIs
- Demonstrated technical initiative and leadership
- Independent, curious and highly motivated to explore novel solutions with a growing team in a challenging space
- Experience with agile development practices
- Willingness to learn other languages as needed
- Eager to learn and work in an environment with new technologies and paradigms
- Attention to detail: you strive for the high quality from top to bottom
- Excellent written and spoken English communication skills
- Health Care: Great medical, dental, and vision insurance coverage
- Wellness Benefit: Sorare contributes to employees wellness (gym membership or ClassPass)
- Commuter Benefits: Sorare contributes to the cost of your commute
- Latest Tech: Sorare provides equipment such as monitors, computer, headphones, etc
- At-Home Work Station: Sorare covers the cost of an at home set up
- Lunch: Sorare will contribute to their employees lunch expenses
- Time Off: For US employees, we offer unlimited paid time off in addition to observed company holidays. For French employees, we offer 5 weeks of paid holidays per year in addition to the national holidays
As we are an international company, please note we speak English in the workplace. Please apply for the role with an English CV so we can process your application.