Airdrop Labs Sr. Software Engineer New York, NY · Remote · Full time

Web3/Crypto startup, ground floor engineering hire


Interested in having a massive impact on the ground floor of a visionary company in web3/crypto? Join our founding team as our first engineering hire reporting directly to our CTO. Shape technical direction for an innovative and disruptive product. We are backed by the best investors in fintech/crypto/web3 [NFX, Galaxy Digital]. We are a highly experienced team with operating experience at PayPal, Venmo, Goldman Sachs, Arbitrary Execution. Join and shape the future with us!  

(crypto/web3/fintech experience is a plus but is not required)


About us:  

Airdrop Labs was founded to help people attain better financial outcomes on the internet. We are building the next generation of tools for people and businesses to enrich their financial relationships. We are facilitating access to the community-driven value creation paradigms of crypto and NFT’s, but building to improve people’s day-to-day financial experiences. We are bridging web2 to web3. We are still “in stealth” so apply to hear the specifics!

About the role:

You will

  • Have the opportunity to set architectural direction as our first full-stack engineering hire
  • Lead diverse engineering efforts and take ownership of multiple project features, modules, and services
  • Build products that ensure availability and scalability
  • Help define our engineering best practices and shape our SDLC
  • Constantly interact with our blockchain engineering function, and have the unique opportunity to expand your skillset to the leading technologies and frameworks in the Web3 tech stack
  • Have the opportunity to work directly with the company founders and help run a company day-to-day while exploring areas of interest outside of pure engineering (e.g. product/program management, strategy


About you: 


  • Thrive in a high-autonomy environment and love tackling complex problems
  • Are comfortable in a technical space that is constantly changing and evolving
  • Have an appetite to continuously learn, grow, and contribute
  • Have 2-5 years of experience building high-quality products or infrastructure at a leading software company, fintech/financial services company, or fast-growing startup
  • Have experience building secure products that scale

Demonstrated mastery of an Object-Oriented Programming language and service oriented architecture is a must. Knowledge of Solidity is a plus. Experience with AWS, Docker, Node.JS, React, and SQL is a plus, but you will help us define our off-chain tech stack.

As stated before, Crypto/Web3 experience is not mandatory, but a clear passion for either Crypto/Web3 or fintech is also a plus.  



Competitive salary, Equity Package, hybrid work environment (in person in NYC office or remote), Team off-sites, Premium health, dental, and vision insurance, 401K, Paid Time Off, Paid Volunteer Time Off, Generous Parental Leave, Annual Books, Training, and Education credit


Airdrop Labs is committed to building a diverse and inclusive workplace. We are an equal opportunity employer and do not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, disability, age, or other legally protected status. We know the confidence gap and imposter syndrome can get in the way of meeting spectacular candidates. Please don't hesitate to apply.