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About Nascent

Nascent is a globally distributed team of crypto-native builders and investors pursuing compelling opportunities in crypto & DeFi. We back promising people & ideas that have the potential to become category-defining companies & protocols. Founded in 2020, we’ve invested in 50+ early-stage ventures and continue to stay in the trenches with them for the long haul, supporting engineering, strategy, mechanism design, and more. Building from a base of permanent capital, we deploy a sizable liquid portfolio utilizing a range of strategies that ensure we are among the most active users of the open financial system we are helping to build.

The Opportunity

As a Fullstack Developer on the Nascent engineering team you will play a critical role in building, supporting and maintaining the system and tools to support our proprietary trading platform. From designing high impact products and scalable software to solving complex design problems you will serve as an integral partner to our trading team. You may be the right person for this position if you’ve got a strong background deploying quality engineering practices within lean agile development teams to build best in class tools and products.

This is an incredible opportunity for an experienced and scrappy developer to make a meaningful impact on the bottom line of a fast-moving crypto-native firm.


  • Architect, design and build the next phase of the world’s best investment platform
  • Ensure resilience and stability through quality code reviews, unit, regression and user acceptance testing
  • Contribute to system architecture and interface design
  • Operate up and down the stack including front end, API, and back end
  • Take full ownership of multiple components including design, implementation, and maintenance
  • Be an integral contributor to a lean agile development team
  • Apply and be a proponent of quality engineering practices

About you

  • You thrive in less structured environments and are at your best when driving and delivering results with the freedom to build and execute your own plan
  • You are as excited by starting a project as completing, maintaining and continually optimizing it
  • You are resourceful and can tow the line between moving fast and breaking things and moving methodically to get things right the first time

Preferred experience

  • 3+ years of full-time software engineering experience.
  • Experience beyond testing (e.g. quality processes, verification & validation)
  • Experience building scalable, performant, production-level applications with regular release cycles
    • Performance sensitive engineering including multi-threading, streaming data, and concurrency
    • Distributed systems, micro services
  • Experience with
    • React
    • Python
    • Mongo
    • Some amount of DevOps (AWS) experience (docker a plus)
    • Rust experience and/or interest a big plus
    • Familiarity with protobuf and gRPC a plus
  • Experience building trading systems is a strong plus, interest and enthusiasm for crypto a must.

Our Team & Culture

At Nascent, we are an interdisciplinary team of investors, builders & creators, capable of achieving more together than we can as individuals. We offer the opportunity to contribute to building the future global economic system with a world-class team and culture that pairs the freedom to explore, experiment & play with a competitive drive to win. We invest in our people by providing the autonomy to build, coupled with accountability & honest feedback to help learn, grow, perform & win. We’re a fully distributed team that understands the value of in-person time—we host two team retreats per year and encourage team members to come together for more frequent in-person work.

Principles that drive our team & work

  • Build for the long term
  • Align incentives
  • Be nimble
  • Compete to win
  • Explore, experiment, play
  • Always be building
  • Give and embrace real feedback

What We Offer

At Nascent, we offer a competitive total compensation package heavily weighted toward bonus, ensuring that when we perform at our best and the firm wins we all win.

  • The opportunity to learn, experiment and build in an entrepreneurial environment
  • Fully remote and distributed working environment
  • Comprehensive health benefits package including dental, vision, and life
  • Retirement plan matching contributions
  • Open vacation policy as well as flexible work hours and location
  • Access to our internal performance coaching and support for continuing your skills development, developing your industry knowledge and achieving your career and personal development goals
  • Team activities and bi-annual in-person team retreats

We are an equal opportunity employer and celebrate diversity and differences of perspectives. We do not discriminate on the basis of any status, inclusive of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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