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Software Engineer - Filecoin

  • Engineering
  • Full-time
  • US
  • Remote

Software Engineer - Filecoin

About the Role:
Filebase is seeking an experienced senior-level Software Engineer with solid experience using the Filecoin network. You will be working alongside our founding team to further build out our S3 compatible storage API and associated data models. This particular position focuses on supporting our upcoming Filecoin integration.

The work you do will be used by hundreds of thousands of people and as such, the code you write is important. You will be required to have a thorough understanding of the Filecoin networks, and the different implementations that can be used to access the network.

You should be able to:

  • Create Filecoin deals and understand the technical details of how they work

  • Stand up a Lotus or Estuary node to store data on the Filecoin network

  • Debug and troubleshoot live production issues using cutting edge tools, including Prometheus, Grafana, and DataDog.

  • Work closely with developers to find ways to automate and improve existing processes.

  • Help to design and maintain large scale data processing systems

Does this sound like you?:

  • 3+ years of development experience with Ruby on Rails or Node.js

  • 3+ years of experience with relational and NoSQL databases, such as MySQL, FoundationDB, Cassandra and DynamoDB

  • 3+ years of experience with Linux systems

  • Hands-on experience with Redis, Docker, Terraform, and Kubernetes is a big plus

  • Have architected, built and deployed scalable, performant web services in production on AWS or hyperscale providers

  • Passion for solving challenging problems and iterating quickly

Extensive knowledge of the AWS S3 API is not required, but is considered a huge plus.

What we offer:

  • Competitive salary and equity

  • Heavily subsidized benefits: Medical, dental and vision insurance for employees and dependents.

  • 401k w/ employer match

  • Unlimited PTO and Flexible working hours

  • Remote-first Culture

  • Opportunities to attend industry conferences (when in-person events come back!)

  • High output, creative and passionate teammates

  • Missing something appealing here? Please let us know!

About Filebase

Filebase is the world’s first object storage platform powered by decentralized storage networks. We unify multiple networks under a single S3-compatible API to make decentralized storage accessible and easy to use. Our edge-caching technology achieves industry-leading performance when writing and fetching data to and from decentralized networks, making them a highly-secure, geo-redundant alternative to traditional cloud storage at a fraction of the costs.

Filebase was awarded the “Most Exciting Data Storage And Sharing Project” in HackerNoon’s 2020 Noonies Awards and was a finalist in Storage Magazine’s 2019 Product of the Year Awards.

To learn more about Filebase, please visit

Remote restrictions

  • Workday must overlap by at least 4 hours with Boston, MA, USA