Senior Backend/DevOps Engineer (SX Network)

Remote • $120k - $180k • 0.010% - 0.015%


Role Location

  • Remote


  • $120k - $180k
  • 0.010% - 0.015%


< 10 people


29 Bernard Ave
Toronto, ON, M5R 1R3, CA

Tech Stack

  • TypeScript
  • React
  • Node.js

Role Description

ABOUT SX Network

We're building SX Network which is the blockchain for betting. Betting is a $3 trillion a year industry that systematically exploits its users.

SX Network uses the power of decentralized finance and community ownership to create transparent betting ecosystem that is owned, operated, and governed by its underlying users.

We're originally dApp developers and have done over $90m USD in betting volume on SportX, our flagship dApp, since we started early 2019.

The goals for us right now are to make SX Network into the best betting experience for users in the world. That includes building out our own blockchain to support our userbase, creating other betting related applications, and making SportX the largest sports betting exchange.


We've looking for someone hungry to explore Web3 / crypto and get into the weeds with us.

You are a team player and you take responsibility. Every member of our team is held accountable for the success of the platform. It's crucial that every team member works together to make SX Network a success.

You are a fast learner who can quickly master new technologies

You have conviction in your ideas. If you feel strongly about something, you don’t shy away from expressing your opinion to the team.

You are a continuous learner. When working in crypto it is essential to constantly stay abreast with tooling, trends, and new ideas in order to produce the best possible user experience.


Assist with the development of SX Network infrastructure which includes building blockchain features and optimizations, developer tooling, and monitoring services to ensure 100% uptime of the network.

Research cutting-edge features and architectures in blockchain development and implement them on SX.

Tend to on-call performance degradations of SX Network.

Build clear and succinct technical documentation for interacting with SX Network from a developer's perspective.

Keep up to date with the rapidly evolving crypto space and introduce new ideas to improve the network.


5+ years in backend software engineering

Proficiency in Golang, C++, Java and/or Rust

Experience building and managing large backend systems and infrastructure on a leading cloud provider

Experience tackling difficult scaling tasks, optimization problems, and resource bottlenecks at scale.

A passion for crypto and the impact it can have on the financial system.


An understanding of the mechanics of blockchains and dApps is extremely helpful, as well as familiarity with Solidity development and the Web3 stack.

Experience in blockchain, consensus protocols, distributed systems, applied cryptography, compilers, p2p or similar systems


Flexible work hours, with the only exception that you have to be available at 10am for our virtual stand-up

In-depth and continuous education and mentorship in the DeFi and Ethereum space. You'll become an expert in all things Ethereum.

Full medical and dental benefits along with a health spending account to spend on whatever is most important to you

SX Network is an equal opportunity employer. We value diversity at our company and do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, disability, marital status, or veteran status.

We are dedicated to creating an inclusive culture of talented individuals who learn, grow, and succeed together.

About SportX

We're a community run sports betting site in the crypto space. No house, no hidden fees, no sketchy bank deposits.

Company Culture

We're scrappy and fast. Everyone takes ownership of what they do. We encourage experimentation, crazy ideas, and independence.

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