Staff Engineer

Full Time @Immutable in Engineering

Job Description

A bit about us:
Immutable is a global technology company, powering the world of NFTs on Ethereum. We are on a mission to be the number one ecosystem for NFTs which empowers and rewards users.  Founded in 2018, Immutable is one of Australia’s fastest-growing startups to hit unicorn status, having raised more than AUD $300M+ and valued at AUD $3.5 billion.
Currently, the Immutable Group consists of Immutable X and the Game Studio. Immutable X is the first and leading Layer 2 scaling solution for NFTs on Ethereum, with zero gas fees & is 100% carbon neutral. The Immutable Studio creates games on blockchain technologies to allow for true, digital ownership; including the world’s first NFT trading-card game, Gods Unchained, and Guild of Guardians.
It is our ambition to make digital worlds real; we have incredible global growth plans as we strive to become the number one ecosystem for NFTs. 
Come and join us as we pioneer in this space!
About the role:
Currently, Immutable’s product is in high demand from some of the largest companies in the world. We are scaling our engineering team to help us deliver a world-class product to these customers. As part of that effort, we are seeking Lead Engineers with a proven track record of leading high performing and engaged engineering teams which deliver fantastic products for our users. 
 
As the Lead Engineer, you will work with a diverse and passionate team focused on taking our flagship game asset exchange “Immutable X” to as many players and gamers as possible. You’ll help them build innovative growth features and incentive schemes to maximise this expansion. You’ll have a lot of flexibility in terms of tools, technology and architecture. You will also have the opportunity to coach, mentor and support a team of engineers while also driving technical design decisions.

You will have the opportunity to:

    • Lead and mentor a high-performing team of engineers
    • Define, implement and continually improve reliable and efficient end to end delivery processes to accelerate software development and improve quality
    • Manage delivery by removing blockers for the team
    • Track and communicate progress, manage downstream dependencies and risks whilst managing internal stakeholders’ expectations
    • Ensure the team has a system of work and rituals in place to support their success
    • Create a working environment that helps the team remain effective, inclusive and innovative

We would love you to have:

    • Proven success in leading and mentoring a high-performance team in a product/SaaS business
    • The ability to work comfortably across a range of technologies and are flexible to adapt to the shifting demands of the role
    • Previously worked in an environment with high-load Restful APIs and event-driven architectures
    • Excellent knowledge of software engineering best practices such as Clean Code / SOLID principles
    • Passion for solving complex business problems with a balance of technology and people
    • Ability to articulate a long-term technical vision/mission and define the path for how we get there

If you possess skills in two or more of the following, we’d love to talk to you:

    • Typescript or Golang programming languages
    • Any statically typed languages such as Java, .Net, C++, OCaml, Haskell, Scala
    • A dynamically typed language such as Python, javascript, Ruby, Clojure 
A bit about the team:
This role will be part of the Immutable X Platform team where you will help build out our Immutable X Platform. As engineers at Immutable, we aspire to create an engineering culture that is world-class in every respect. A culture that means Immutable is known as a place where the best people do amazing work and one that consistently and sustainably delivers business outcomes. While working at Immutable you will have the opportunity to work in one of our many squads – Primitives, Protocols/Tokens, Mainstream, Crypto Developers, Marketplace, Wallets, and Core Engineering.
We are proud of the benefits that we offer for all of our employees globally.  Here is a snapshot: 
Attracting the best global talent:
We commit to paying globally competitive salaries and contributions & we share our products’ success through Employee Stock Options. We also support our US Employees with Medical and 401K Insurance
While we offer flexible working arrangements, we have an epic head office in the heart of Sydney and offer remote office hubs around the globe via a WeWork all-access pass
We offer AUD $750 WFH allowance to set up your home office and AUD $900 per annum to put toward your internet and phone usage.
Levelling up your growth
We offer up to AUD $2,000 per annum for any classes, courses or events to support your growth and development
Enjoy access to free online courses via Udemy
Helping you thrive
‍♀️ Enjoy $1200 per year to put toward your health and wellbeing
Get 24/7 access to unlimited counselling for you and your family when you need it through our EAP Service
Get premium access to Aura, Calm, online fitness classes and discounts at major retailers through Perkbox
Leave when you need it the most: 
‍ ‍ New parents receive 12 weeks of paid leave in our gender-neutral offer. The birthing parent also gets an additional six weeks of leave for rest and recovery leading up to and after birth. We also offer Miscarriage Leave and extra leave for IVF treatments
Enjoy 2 additional paid annual leave days at the end of the year and a paid day off for your birthday
Additional Information: 
Immutable is committed to building and fostering an inclusive, diverse workplace. We believe in incorporating everyone’s perspectives and experiences as this has been a significant driver of our success so far. For this reason, we strongly encourage candidates of all backgrounds to get in touch. Even if you don’t meet all the job listing requirements, do yourself (and us) a favour by still applying! You’ll likely bring something to the workplace that we haven’t thought of yet, and we would love to hear from you. We are a 2022 Circle Back Initiative Employer – we commit to responding to every applicant.
*A note to recruitment agencies: Our internal team has this role covered so no need to reach out – We don’t accept unsolicited agency resumes and are not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes. Thank you!
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