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Head of Engineering

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Date Posted

12 Sep, 2022

Salary Offered

$150000 — $250000 yearly

Job Type

Full Time

Experience Required

3+ years

Remote Work

No

Stock Options

Yes

Vacancies

1 available


About us

❄️ Winter is a seed-stage, venture-backed (YC W22, backed by funds with LPs like Marc Andreessen, Andrew Chen, and Chris Dixon) startup that makes it easy for anyone to buy NFTs.

Our mission is to onboard the next billion users into web3, starting with NFTs! We believe web3 & NFTs are too complicated for the average user (like my mom) - we want to radically simplify the experience.

Our first product is an embeddable widget for businesses & NFT projects to sell NFTs via credit card. On top of that, we also help store & manage NFTs on behalf of users if they don’t have their own wallet!

About the role

In the short term, you'll be a senior IC responsible for helping me (technical founder) and the engineering team execute! Longer term, you'll be responsible for setting our technical strategy, roadmap, and building out a dope team of builder.

  • 👩‍🎨 Design, develop and support projects throughout all phases of the software development life cycle
  • ♻️ Participate in all aspects of product development life cycle including requirement/design reviews as well as code reviews.
  • ❓Estimate engineering effort, plan implementation, and rollout system changes
  • 🚨 Identify project risks and work effectively to mitigate them
  • ⛴ Ship new features that businesses and customers are asking for
  • 🤝 Help customers succeed with integration support
  • 🛠 Find and help fix stability/scalability issues in a very time critical environment

About you

  • Strong programming background — 4+ years of experience shipping features or products as a developer
  • Desire to learn new technologies on the job
  • Motivated to work on the highest priority feature no matter where in the stack/business
  • Willing to get their hands dirty with IC work
  • English proficiency
  • NOT required to have any web3/blockchain experience!
  • Preferably based in SF/Bay area. We prefer in-person collaboration for our early team! Hybrid options available also

Nice to haves

  • Experience working with data infra (i.e. Databricks, etc)
  • Experience with blockchain development (i.e. Rust, Solidity, etc)
  • Scalable & distributed systems experience

About Winter

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Checkout to sell NFTs via credit card

Company Size: 1 - 5 People
Year Founded: 2021
Country: United States

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