Backend Engineer

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Purse enables anyone to find the lowest listed price on any product sold on Amazon by naming their own discount and paying with cryptocurrency. We develop bcoin (, an enterprise-ready javascript implementation of Bitcoin, which powers many services including those at Purse, BitPay, Decentraland, and Ripio.

We build consumer-facing apps that live right on top of lower-level blockchain protocols. We pride ourselves on our compassion, communication and the ability to self-start. All members of our team are highly technical, having significant experience up and down the stack. We also pay all salaries in Bitcoin. We’re serious about our crypto =) 

Our mission is to drive mainstream cryptocurrency adoption. As a software engineer at Purse, you will help build a platform accessible to hundreds of millions of users.

• Tackle and solve hard engineering and user experience problems in an elegant and seamless manner. 
• Participate in all stages of development including refining product vision, gathering requirements, software system design, coding, testing, release, and support.

• Track record of shipping high quality projects 
• Passion for cryptocurrencies 
• Experience with API design and development 
• Experience with unit and functional testing, debugging, and performance tuning

• Experience working in the blockchain / cryptocurrency sector

Our stack is built using a combination of Python, Django, Node.js, Go, PostgreSQL, Redis, and backbone.js. Prior experience with these exact languages/technologies is not required.

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