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Backend Engineer

full-time TokenCard London

TokenCard is a cutting-edge technology company that is shaping the future of banking by building decentralised payment solutions on the Ethereum Network. As the cryptocurrency market continues to grow and outpace traditional asset classes, there is a need to provide products and services to benefit its growing user-base. One such product is the TokenCard debit card.

The Engineering team is a fast-growing group of talented people expanding in size to match the multiple challenges associated with scaling a global payment solution. TokenCard is looking for a Backend Engineer focused on the delivery of our highly-performant, mission-critical backend software that bridges the gap between our systems and the Ethereum Network.

Our ideal candidate puts users and product features first, is technically-minded, creative, and passionate about elegant software design:


  • Ensuring the technical feasibility of product requirements
  • Work with the product to iterate on the design and implementation of our products
  • Work with the other backend engineers to deliver TokenCard’s core platform
  • Participate in both design and code reviews
  • Providing accurate timing estimates on work
  • Collaborate internal stakeholders to build uncharted, decentralised solutions to the payments industry

Must have

  • Experience in building backend systems in a service oriented architecture on the cloud
  • Ability to architect scalable solutions in a fast-paced environment
  • Programming experience with Go
  • Experience in profiling and debugging Go systems
  • Ability to carefully break down problems into smaller pieces
  • Excellent communication skills
Nice to have
  • Experience building highly-concurrent distributed systems
  • Experience / understanding of Ethereum / other blockchains
  • Experience using GCP
  • Experience to the development of Smart Contracts in Solidity
  • Competitive salary
  • 25 days holiday allowance
  • Quarterly team events
  • Friday catch-ups – beers, wine, soft drinks and snacks provided
  • Wednesday team lunch
  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Cool location in Central London
  • Work on the latest technology
  • Your choice of top of the range hardware

TokenCard is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age.

In accordance with compliance and regulation, all offers are conditional on references, verification of the right to work in the UK, and successful background screening checks. Further details of this policy/procedure will be sent to you along with your conditional offer.
published: Sept. 23, 2018

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