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Senior Fullstack Engineer, Base



United States · Remote
Posted on Thursday, May 30, 2024

Base is planning to bring a million developers and a billion users onchain. We need your help to make that happen.

We believe that the onchain platform is the most important builder platform since the internet (“online”). We believe that the onchain platform should be open source, free to use, and globally available. And we believe that in order to make it really work, we need all hands on deck, working together to scale in a secure, decentralized, easy-to-use way.

Base is incubated within Coinbase and plans to progressively decentralize in the years ahead. We believe that decentralization is critical to creating an open, global crypto economy that is accessible to everyone.

Base is built on Optimism’s open-source OP Stack. We’re joining as the second Core Dev team working on the OP Stack to ensure it’s a public good available to everyone; and contributing a portion of sequencer revenue to funding public goods.

We are looking for a strong Fullstack Engineer to join the Base team to enable and accelerate the success of Base. You’ll be working across all components of our system to enable the next generation of onchain products at the company.

What you'll be doing:

  • Building and maintaining our frontend web applications with high quality standards
  • Open sourcing our web apps and libraries, and managing open source contributions and issues from the community
  • Assisting teams inside Coinbase building onchain products, leveraging industry best practices and modern dapp development patterns
  • Building key components of the OP Stack to further the decentralization of Base and other L2s

What we look for in you:

  • You have at least 5 years of experience in software engineering, and at least 4 years of experience in developing web apps and shipping user-facing features with JavaScript and modern js frameworks like React and NextJS
  • You've developed and shipped user-facing features with onchain components
  • You’re familiar with current trends and best practices in frontend architecture and dapp development, including security, performance, and usability.
  • You’re familiar with product and design lifecycles, and collaborate closely with designers, engineers, and product managers
  • You write high quality, well tested and maintainable code

Nice to haves:

  • You’ve worked with Golang, Geth, Foundry, Solidity
  • You have contributed to open source crypto projects, for example OP Stack contributions or Base contributions
  • Experience with growth experiments or A/B testing frameworks
  • You’ve built responsive web or mobile applications

Job #: GDFS05US

Pay Transparency Notice: Depending on your work location, the target annual salary for this position can range as detailed below. Full time offers from Coinbase also include target bonus + target equity + benefits (including medical, dental, vision and 401(k)).
Pay Range:
$180,625$212,500 USD

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