Fast, low-cost crypto lending market on the Algorand blockchain

Full Stack Engineer

$125k - $180k / 0.10% - 0.35%
Brooklyn, NY / Remote
Job Type
3+ years
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John Clarke
John Clarke

About the role

We are looking for a strong full stack engineer to help build our product at Algofi. You have a passion for engineering scaleable applications. You are willing to get your hands dirty today to build the product, but you are ready to grow into a leadership role as the company quickly grows.

You take painstaking efforts to build world-class user experiences. You have experience developing products (e.g. web/mobile apps, desktop apps) and communicating across an array of technical levels. You are capable of designing best in class architecture with React+Redux and you are willing to build a web page according to a wireframe spec. You are ready to adjust your toolkit and to learn the nuances of Web 3.0 - where your backend is the blockchain.

Why join us? At Algofi, we're building the new financial system. Our work will reduce barriers to entry and promote democracy in the financial system. You will work in a collegial environment that encourages intellectual honesty and collaboration. Your work will make a significant impact very early on. As one of the earliest hires, you will grow into a leader at Algofi and have a material stake in the venture. As the first product engineer, you will help lead product development at Algofi, communicating with visual designers, smart contract engineers. You will help build the application SDKs and backend solutions. Your work will be instrumental in making the new financial system accessible to all.


  • Architect efficient and reusable front-end systems that drive complex web applications
  • Identify and resolve performance and scalability issues
  • Integrate graphic designs from visual designers into components
  • Implement feature and user interfaces for our lending market and future products


  • Bachelors in computer science, mathematics or other STEM discipline
  • Strong front-end programming skills (JS, React.js) including concepts like asynchronous programming, closures, types, and ES6
  • Experience with component libraries (Material UI) and design-to-code (e.g. Zeplin)
  • Meticulous and detail-oriented, and innately driven to understand issues deeply
  • Self-motivated and highly-productive, with a strong sense of ownership and urgency
  • Able to work collaboratively and productively with others
  • Visually creative with graphic design experience (e.g. Adobe InDesign, Photoshop) is a plus

Why you should join Algofi

About Algofi

About Us

Algofi is building a fast and low-cost lending market on the Algorand blockchain.

Building on Algorand enables < $0.01 transactions compared to ~$15 or more on other incumbent networks. These high costs and slow transactions make decentralized lending markets inaccessible to the majority of potential users, something we are working to change.

Our long term goals are quite ambitious. We aim to be the first crypto-native bank that bridges the gap between traditional and decentralized finance. The initial lending protocol will launch for users everywhere in Q4 of 2021, with additional fiat on- and off-ramp solutions, and more, forthcoming.

Read about us in the news here

Team Size:7
Location:New York
John Clarke
John Clarke
Owen Colegrove
Owen Colegrove