Backend Engineer - Remote Worldwide

Perpetual Protocol

United States Remote

Full time


Feb 17

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Backend Engineer

You will be working with the core dev team to design and implement the backend of Perpetual Protocol and other development.

Perpetual Protocol is a leading derivatives exchange and we've facilitated over $38B in trading volume and have been live for over a year.

If you are fascinated by cryptocurrency, DeFi, and the future of finance, joining our team will put you at the forefront of one of the most important global trends of our era.

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The engineering team’s mission is to design and implement the perpetual protocol. The backend team is focused on improving the efficacy of the product via keeper services and monitoring system status with alerts. Your daily tasks include:

  • Design and implement:
  • arbitrageur in different platform
  • market-making bot
  • liquidator
  • Oracle keeper
  • Discuss and Implement strategies with finance engineers
  • Monitor and alert for services
  • Maintain Kubernetes on AWS
  • Design and implement Indexing for smart contract on The Graph and our customized GrpahQL service
  • Maintain Ethereum node if necessary


  • Passion for DeFi and cryptocurrency
  • Familiar with Typescript or you can pick it up quickly
  • Familiar with Kubernetes on AWS or you can pick it up quickly
  • Great communication skill
  • Enjoy learning new skills
  • Familiar with automation tests

Nice to have

  • Understand the knowledge of blockchain platforms, e.g. Ethereum and Solana
  • Familiar with the difference between blockchains
  • Familiar with layer 2 solutions
  • Typescript for the build system, helper and unit tests

About the Team

The Perpetual Protocol team is a fast-growing, strong, positive-minded community of DeFi lovers from around the globe. By joining us, you will work as part of a tight-knit team and serve as an independent owner of individual projects. The scope of your work is limited only by your imagination and abilities. Let's build the best DeFi derivatives protocol together.

This is a full-time position that is 100% remote with no geographical restrictions. Work remotely from anywhere. This role will be entitled to an annual team token distribution.

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