Founding Engineer (Backend)

Antimetal logo Antimetal

Job Description

Antimetal is:

  • Designing a new cloud for web3 that

    • Improves security

    • Simplifies deployments

    • Is censorship-resistan 
  • ████████ (in stealth)
  • Well-funded

At Antimetal you will have:

  • Autonomy - work on what you want
  • Ownership - own what you build (great stock options)
  • Leadership - help establish technical and cultural foundations of Antimetal
  • Smart co-workers and a great office in NYC


  • Design, architect, and implement cloud primitives
  • Develop and deploy orchestration software for automation of DevOps operations
  • Build secure data pipelines using cryptographic primitives and network protocols
  • Complete and rigorously test our MVP within the next 6 months

You should have:

  • N years of experience as a software engineer working on distributed systems and/or cloud native software (for reasonable N)
  • Strong expertise in cloud, DevOps, containerization, and container management tools (i.e. k8s, Docker, Prometheus, containerd)
  • Significant experience with C/C++, Go, Swift, and/or Rust

Even if you don’t fit all of these requirements, apply anyway.

Nice to have:

  • Experience with Ansible, Puppet, Chef, Datadog, and/or Terraform
  • Familiarity with cryptography and network security
  • Previously worked in a fast-paced startup environment
  • Bachelors in Computer Science, EECS, Mathematics or related fields


Strong preference for NYC, but open to exceptional candidates elsewhere.

Hiring Process:

Expect 3 interviews (in this order): intro call, take-home coding challenge, and systems design/technical communication.

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