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Lead Engineer (Platform Frontend)

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πŸ‡¦πŸ‡Ί Sydney

A bit about the role

We are looking for a Lead Engineer who will have full ownership and accountability for platform frontend development. This includes all consuming-facing components of our Platform offering, including our marketplace for in-game assets and our wallet for asset ownership. Because this team directly drives user engagement, it is incredibly important within the company, and we’re looking for someone fantastic to fill this role.

You will work with other engineering leaders to make large-scale choices about the future technical strategy of the platform as a whole. You may also be asked to take on personnel management responsibilities in future, but it is not a core component of the role at the moment.

Here’s how you’ll contribute:

As a Lead Engineer at Immutable, you’ll be responsible for:

  • Building high quality features with well engineered solutions
  • Owning the frontend technical designs, architecture and roadmap
  • Facilitating collective idealisation, socialising, designing and planning of technical design proposals in the team
  • Participating in planning, scoping and product design sessions
  • Being the go to person for frontend team
  • Accelerating integration by designing middleware, tooling and social contracts
  • Improving consistency of frontend implementation utilising design system

Technology stack:

We don’t need you to know anything about the blockchain: we have in-house experts who can teach you everything you need to know about Ethereum. You also don’t need to know anything about game development! We do need to you be able to work with our pre-existing stack:

  • Typescript, React, Redux, Redux Saga on the frontend, with strong CSS/SASS skills

It’s desirable if you have experience architecting middleware and know node.js or golang

A bit about you:

  • You are an extremely capable frontend developer. You have strong framework and styling experience, to enable you to create world-class frontend products
  • You are comfortable creating technical designs from scratch and reviewing those produced by other engineers
  • You are motivated to deliver an amazing product to our users
  • You take ownership of any problems faced by the team, and work effectively to eliminate them
  • You are able to integrate cutting-edge technology into our stack to allow us to remain market leading
  • You are able to design solutions with a strategic mindset
  • You are able to understand the underlying business objectives, limitations and risks, and identify the appropriate technical solutions and sequencing
  • and identify the appropriate technical solutions and sequencing
  • You can balance current speed with future maintainability and composability

Some of the things we can offer you:

  • Competitive salary, plus equity
  • Flexibility to work from home regularly
  • Located near Central Station in Surry Hills with a rooftop
  • Regular, fun social events where we can relax and connect with our teammates
  • A very supportive, fun and progressive environment
  • We provide you with all the hardware and an additional $750 to set up your new home office
  • Perkbox benefits including premium access to calm, an online fitness portal and discounts at major retailers
  • Thousands of courses on Go1, Udemy and Naspers
  • Access to 24/7 counselling service for you and your family

About Us

$100bn was spent on in-game items last year. $0 went to players. We believe that games can and should provide more than just entertainment value for the time and money invested.

Immutable is a leader at the nexus of blockchain technology and gaming, creating truly open digital economies that open up a new world of possibilities for gamers and developers alike. Through our flagship game Gods Unchained, we’re showcasing what this new frontier looks like. With our platform Immutable X, we’re providing the means for developers to build badass games on the Immutable platform, leveraging the expertise and technology process we’ve acquired.