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Lead Backend Engineer



Software Engineering
Posted on Friday, June 2, 2023

Lead Backend Engineer

Full-time / Product & Engineering / NYC or Remote


Uncommon is developing a personalized NFT discovery and management platform. We enable NFT collectors to discover new collections, make informed decisions, and access available financial services.
Our team is backed by notable, crypto-native VCs & angels. Since the early 2010s, we have built platforms around internet culture, and we have been working in crypto since 2017. We are currently seeking an experienced backend engineer who has knowledge and excitement for digital ownership, web3 technology, and culture.
Our tech stack is NodeJS (primarily CommonJS), PostgreSQL, Redis, AWS, and Heroku.


Design, architect, and optimize backend infrastructure & integration workflows
Write well-crafted, well-tested, and documented code
Improve and refactor on existing large NodeJS codebases
Collaborate with our product team on defining and building new features
Build and manage a team of engineers

You have

Experience in building & maintaining high availability infrastructure
In-depth experience with modern technologies like NodeJS, PostgreSQL, and AWS
Experience creating programmatic APIs
Passion for collaborating closely within a team and leading backend development in early-stage products
Knowledge of current trends in blockchain engineering, non-fungible token platforms & projects

Hiring Process

Apply now Send us an email at Please include any relevant links and tell us why you believe you are a good fit for the role.
If it’s a fit, we will follow up with next steps in the interviewing process:
Hiring Manager Call - 30 minute call to discuss the position, your background, and answer any questions you might have
Technical Call - 60 minute call to understand your technical experience
Take Home Assignment - Complete a small, paid project related to the role’s work
Team Session - 60 minutes problem solving session with the founders