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Senior Software Engineer, Frontend

Magic

Magic

Software Engineering
Canada · Remote
Posted on Friday, May 31, 2024

Magic simplifies web3 onboarding by providing the most simple solution to access its endless benefits. We help businesses of all sizes build trusted customer relationships like never before.

Magic has seen incredible traction since its founding in 2018, with year-over-year growth exceeding 300%. To date, we’ve created over 25 million wallets in partnership with leading brands like Mattel, Macy’s, 7-Eleven, Beam Suntory, Animoca Brands, Immutable, Xsolla, WalletConnect, Forbes, Synchrony, and Magic Eden. We’ve also raised over $80M from iconic investors such as Paypal Ventures, Tiger Global, Northzone, Placeholder, Cherubic, Lightspeed Ventures, Alexis Ohanian, and Balaji Srinivasan.

Our team is deeply passionate about Magic’s mission. Joining Magic means partnering with the best minds in Web3 to shape our industry. We foster an environment that promotes peak performance by offering robust support through a collaborative culture, opportunities to make a meaningful impact, and a suite of top-tier benefits.

If you are excited to onboard the next billion users to web3, let’s chat!

The Role

Magic’s frontend team is responsible for building high-quality, innovative and performant experiences that delight our users. We are looking for a Senior Frontend Engineer who will help us disrupt the world of identity and radically simplify how developers and enterprises implement seamless web3 wallet solutions in their applications - uncompromising on user-experience, reliability, and security.

Among other things, our Senior Frontend Engineer will focus on:

  • Authentication: you will work closely with product, design, and engineering stakeholders to (i) define requirements, (ii) drive technical decisions, and (iii) implement world class identity management services which allow customers to seamlessly and securely allow their users to authenticate into their products and manage their identities.
  • Architecture: you will collaborate with engineering peers across the organization to push forward measurable improvements to the architecture of all Magic systems, including our SDK and UI/UX components. You will collaborate with peers in writing and reviewing technical designs taking special attention to security and quality of proposed solutions.
  • Federated Identity Service: you will play a pivotal role in shaping the backbone of our federated identity services architecture accessible through our SDK. You will lead initiatives to build out new functionality, improve existing features, and push service quality to the highest level.

This role is either hybrid in our New York City office or remote within Canada, preferably Toronto.

About You

  • Empathy with customers, developers, and users who rely on our services
  • A passion for improving developer experience and reducing user friction
  • Attention to detail and the creativity to bring static mock-ups to life
  • Knowledge of security best practices, especially the pitfalls that come with developing secure applications for the web
  • An ability to write well-designed, testable, and efficient code while balancing feasibility with ambition
  • Knowledge and expertise in following the Agile Software Development Life Cycle
  • Strong opinions, loosely held

You Have

  • Ideally 6-8 years experience of working within an agile software development team
  • Experience in ES6+ JavaScript (TypeScript experience preferred)
  • Experience in CSS preprocessors like LESS or SCSS
  • Experience with Next.js, React, React Hooks, and Redux
  • Strong interpersonal skills that demonstrate empathy and the ability to distill technical concepts into digestible pieces
  • Working knowledge of webpack or similar tooling

Bonus

  • Strong technical writing skills
  • Experience developing open source software and developer tools
  • Keen awareness of application security, and knowledge of Open Web Application Security Project(OWASP) top 10 vulnerabilities
  • Identity and authentication experience
  • Wallet and/or web3 experience (domain understanding)

Salary: $175,000-$195,000

At Magic, we believe building a team full of diverse perspectives and experiences is vital to success. Therefore, we strongly encourage anyone historically underrepresented in tech to apply for this role. Magic does not discriminate based on gender, sexual orientation, race, religion, citizenship status, age, or physical ability. Empathy, authenticity, and inclusivity are at the core of all we do.