Backend Engineer

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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