Backend Engineer (San Francisco, Remote)

Backend Engineers at Iron Fish work cross-functionally—collaborating with designers, leadership, and other engineers to design features and break down high-level goals into tasks and timelines. This role is perfect for someone excited to work on uncharted territory in decentralized networks and cutting edge cryptography.

Why Iron Fish?

  • We promise you will be challenged, and always learning. This project involves distributed systems, some heavy-duty cryptography, UI/UX challenges of simplifying complex information, and more.
  • You will build tools that help bring equality to the global economy, so that everyone has access to complete financial sovereignty.
  • We value kindness, curiosity, and the willingness to learn and to teach.

As an engineer in a fast growing company, the day-to-day may vary. But here is some of what you can expect to do:

  • Build, document and maintain tests, features, and infrastructure
  • Communicate and document architectural designs and requirements
  • Write high quality, well-tested code to meet the needs of your customers

Below are just some examples of what your background may look like—go ahead and apply even if your experience is a little different.

  • Written production-level code in Node, React, JavaScript, TypeScript, or Rust
  • Worked in at least one of our focus areas:
  • Cryptocurrency architecture development
  • Web and/or Electron application development
  • P2P application development
  • Security

Nice to haves:

  • You have experience with Blockchains (such as Bitcoin, Ethereum, etc..)
  • You’ve worked with Electron, Rust, Kubernetes, Indexdb
  • You are interested in world economies or what it takes to build a global currency

If you have any questions about this position, please contact us at