Principal Software Engineer, Backend

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Job Description

As a Principal Software Engineer, you will significantly impact all features of World App. This role represents the top 2% of Engineers at Worldcoin.

  • Oversee all aspects of the architecture for World App backend and strive to simplify our developer experience.
  • Build and ship mission-critical products across different World App product teams. You will be in the trenches contributing code to the App.
  • Function as key strategic leader for the engineering organization as a whole. You will drive best practices and help build a world-class culture for our team.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional stakeholders across the organization, including Marketing, Operations, Risk, Data Science, and other Engineering organizations within the company.

About You

  • Hands-on software engineering leader with a proven track record of building backend systems for top consumer mobile products with millions of daily active users.
  • Self-driven with the ability to set the strategic direction in a highly ambiguous environment.
  • Excellent communicator with the ability to influence others in relation to a large range of technical and business decisions.
  • Confident leader with a strong bias for action. Willing to take risks and make significant bets when needed.
  • Experience with Typescript and/or Rust is preferred.
  • Experience with the AWS stack is preferred.
  • Curious and passionate about programmable blockchains and their role in the future of finance, privacy, and digital identity.

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Pay transparency statement (for CA and NY based roles):

The reasonably estimated salary for this role at TFH ranges from $261,000 - $300,000, plus a competitive long term incentive package. Actual compensation is based on factors such as the candidate's skills, qualifications, and experience. In addition, TFH offers a wide range of best in class, comprehensive and inclusive employee benefits for this role including healthcare, dental, vision, a 401(k) plan and match, life insurance, flexible time off, commuter benefits, professional development stipend and much more!

Company Info.


Worldcoin is a new, decentralized global currency that will be distributed fairly to as many people as possible. Worldcoin will launch by giving a free share to everyone on Earth. We believe that this is an essential step to accelerate the transition towards a more inclusive global economy, providing new ways for everyone to share future prosperity.

  • Industry
    Information Technology,Blockchain and Cryptocurrency
  • No. of Employees
  • Location
    San Francisco, CA, USA
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