Modrinth Founding Software Engineer (Backend) Chandler, AZ · Full time

We're looking for a driven and product-focused backend engineer to build the future of gaming with us. At Modrinth, we are developing new open source technology, using Rust, PostgreSQL, AWS, Cloudflare Workers and more.

Description


About Modrinth

Modrinth is building the modern way to discover, share, and play mods for video games. We provide creators with the tools to create, distribute, and monetize their creations. We started by building the leading modding platform for Minecraft in 2021. Now, through 100% organic growth, we are now at over 2M monthly active users and 6000 projects uploaded by creators which have altogether been downloaded millions of times.


We're a company focused on transparency and product-driven development. The majority of our code is open source too! You can view it here: https://github.com/modrinth


Look at our product here: https://modrinth.com/mod


The Role

We're looking for a driven and product-focused back-end engineer to build the future of gaming with us.


Qualifications:

  • You are skilled in the Rust programming language, Git version control, and SQL
  • You adhere to “good” code practices with a focus on readability, maintainability, and testing
  • You’re not afraid to branch out of your core competencies to further our product
  • You take ownership of your projects and will lead yourself and others to build the best product
  • Bonus: You've made video games or video game mods before
  • Bonus: You're familiar with front-end frameworks including Vue.JS


Compensation & Benefits

  • We provide competitive compensation and generous equity.
  • Modrinth will cover the costs of any top-of-the-line technical equipment you need to do your best work. We’ll also cover any adjacent productivity or office setups you might need. We are an in-person company, headquartered in Chandler with a short remote timeframe; we’ll be supporting you all throughout the journey.
  • We're here for you. By joining us, you'll get connections to tier 1 firms, founders, operators, and engineers.


The pay range for this position at the start of employment is expected to be between $80,000 and $140,000 per year. However, base pay may vary further depending on individualized factors for candidates, such as job-related knowledge, skills, experience, and other objective business considerations. Subject to those same considerations, the total compensation package for this position may also include other elements, including a bonus and/or equity awards, in addition to a full range of medical, financial, and/or other benefits.

Salary

$80,000 - $140,000 per year