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Systems Engineer

Electric Capital

About Electric Capital

Prior to Electric Capital, we started seven companies (six acquired), invested in 100+ technology startups including Stripe, Instacart, Pinterest, Twitter, Uber, Cruise, Affirm, Notion, Figma, Airtable, and Wish, and served as executives at technology companies such as Facebook, Google, and Twitter.

We are early investors in many foundational crypto protocols and companies and are excited to spend the rest of our careers in this space. More than 50% of the team is composed of previous founders and builders.

About the Role

Electric Capital is looking for a talented engineer who:

  1. wants to work at the frontier of blockchain technology and cryptonetworks,
  2. has entrepreneurial drive, and
  3. has experience building complex, world-class products at scale.

You will lead the development of projects that will benefit our investment team, our portfolio companies, and the crypto community. You will work most closely with our investment team, and you will be responsible for building systems that will give Electric and its companies an additional edge.

Our goal is to build several products in a few areas where we or our founders have identified the need for better solutions. This includes:

  • Fund operations
  • Developer workflow
  • Trading
  • Wallet management
  • NFT
  • Treasury management
  • DeFi reporting and investing
  • And many more…

We are entrepreneurs ourselves, and as such, you may have the opportunity to spin off a company of your own, supported by Electric and our network. Joining us is a great way for you to meet like-minded crypto builders, contribute to the ecosystem, and further your career in this new field.

This role is for you if

  • You’ve built big data systems before.
  • You are passionately curious about crypto and the role that it’ll play in the years and decades to come
  • You’ve built world-class software at scale before.
  • You enjoy building prototypes and iterating on products quickly.
  • You want to dive deep into the crypto world, furthering your knowledge of this new space.
  • You have drive and initiative, and may be considering launching a company of your own.


  • 6+ years of relevant software engineering experience
  • Experience specific to building big data systems.
  • Experience working with large amounts of structured and unstructured data, data structure, concurrency.
  • Experience in one of more of Rust, Python, Go, Postgres SQL, Map Reduce, Puppeteer
  • Drive, initiative, and self-motivation
  • Having played with crypto and Solidity is a big plus, but not a requirement

Bonus Extras

  • You’ve worked with Postgres SQL, Map Reduce, and Puppeteer
  • You are already investing in cryptos or tinkering with DeFi, smart contracts, etc.
  • You have experience in FinTech, banking, or other relevant industry.
  • You have been at an early stage company before, as an early engineer or founder
  • You have worked at a notable Internet company.


  • Satisfy your intellectual curiosity by pioneering in a new field that’s moving at the speed of light.
  • Fund participation. You will have the opportunity to participate in the Electric fund, giving you early exposure to promising companies and projects.
  • Competitive benefits, including full health coverage and dental.
  • Starting your own company, supported by Electric!
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