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Technical Lead at Decentraland

Buenos Aires | Engineering | Full-time | Updated: April 11, 2019, 10:53 a.m.


Job Description

At Decentraland, we are making sure the virtual worlds of the future are decentralized, open like the Web, and free of control by any single company or organization. To accomplish this, we’re building a suite of supporting tools and applications designed to help people create three-dimensional content, games, and applications. All of this will be hosted and accessed on a fully decentralized VR platform. Our work touches virtual reality, dApps development, game design, cryptocurrencies, and 3D art and design.

We are actively seeking a Technical Lead to join our team to help us build our communications platform, a distributed and decentralized solution that allows our users to interact with other inhabitants of the metaverse. Our ideal candidate will possess a proactive personality with a strong sense of initiative. We are looking for someone who is excited about creating memorable experiences for our users and about helping us define how developers build their content on our platform.

Requirements
8+ years experience building highly-scalable, distributed systems.

Strong hands-on programming skills, preferably in but not limited to JavaScript, with deep knowledge about computer science and web technologies.

Excellent understanding of internet technologies and protocols (TCP/IP, DNS, HTTP, SSL, etc.)

Desire to work with technologies like Solidity, WebVR, BabylonJS, React, Typescript, Web3.

Experience supporting a live production infrastructure and ability to put out fires under pressure when things go wrong.

Eagerness to uphold best-practices in engineering, security, and design.

Passion for crafting great experiences, down to the smallest detail.

Ability to ship features fast, while still balancing quality and long-term code maintainability.

A great teammate with strong analytical, problem solving, debugging and troubleshooting skills.

Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

Ability to work full-time at our Buenos Aires office.

DESIRABLE

Familiarity with blockchain-based technologies.

Previous experience as architect or technical lead on large projects with high level of autonomy.

Has built an app (any game, dApp, tool, etc.) for fun or motivated by a personal frustration.

Takes joy in abstracting and refactoring.

Experience working on a distributed team spread across several time zones.

Ability to thrive in a collaborative environment with multiple stakeholders.

PERKS

Contributing to the open-source community

Budget for conferences and education

High-end computer-gear

English lessons in-company

In-house chef (yup, it’s true)

Obviously free coffee, snacks and healthy food

Pet-friendly office

Almost every VR headset available for having fun and sometimes test things


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