Backend Software Engineer Co-op / Intern (Blockchain Projects) Winter 2020

Vancouver, BC
We're looking for a determined Backend Engineering Co-op / Intern to join us in January 2020 for a 4 or 8 month work term, with the opportunity for extension. You will help us create polished and delightful interactions for our products, all while learning from some of the industry’s best. Every member of our team shares a common vision: to create the future we want to live in. We need the right people to help us realize that vision. This position is based out of our Vancouver office.

We value that each candidate brings their own unique mix of skill and experience. We set a high bar for our team members, while ensuring they have the support and guidance not just to succeed, but to excel.

A little about us:

Dapper Labs is the company behind CryptoKitties. Formed in February 2018, Dapper Labs was spun out of Axiom Zen to spread the benefits of decentralization through the power of play, fairness, and true ownership. Notable investors in Dapper Labs include Andreessen Horowitz, Union Square Ventures, Venrock, Google Ventures, Samsung, and the founders of Dreamworks, Reddit, Coinbase, Zynga, and AngelList, among others. CryptoKitties is the world’s most popular blockchain application outside of cryptocurrency exchanges.

Dapper team members are humble and curious entrepreneurs, builders, and tinkerers who share a passion to demystify blockchain technology and tap its potential to create change in the world. Our people are our greatest strength: our diverse crew flourishes in a distributed hierarchy where personal autonomy and professional growth are encouraged. We value our culture above else: regardless of where you came from, what you studied, or who you used to work for, your role here will necessitate both a high level of creativity and strategic thinking on complex issues. Everyone here is a founder, and no one fits in a box. We’re all driven by an insatiable thirst for learning and development, and that’s what brings us together.
The opportunity:
  • You’ll get the chance to work with emerging technologies such as blockchain and learn best practices from some of the world’s top software engineers. 
  • Our engineering team thrives on solving user problems with the latest tools and techniques (some of which we’ve built ourselves!). Our team hail from startups and tech leaders like Google, Apple, Baidu, EA, and Microsoft. 
  • Amazing benefits! We want our team to be happy and thriving, and that’s why we offer a competitive salary, diverse opportunities for learning and development, on-site gym and fitness reimbursements, and a dog friendly office.  
Our ideal candidate:
  • Familiarity with agile software development methodologies.
  • Familiarity with blockchain.
  • Knowledge of REST design principles, and interest/knowledge of web frameworks.
  • Up-to-date knowledge of the latest technologies and you get excited about pushing the boundaries of what's possible on the web, mobile, and other emerging platforms.
  • Show us some of the projects you’ve worked on – we're serious about this, and we'll look for sample projects in your application.
  • A completed or nearly completed BS/MS in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or equivalent experience.
A little more about us:

At Dapper Labs we recruit the best and foster an environment that empowers our team. That means a workplace that is diverse, inclusive, and open-minded. We welcome applicants of all backgrounds, regardless of race, colour, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or disability.

Because we care about our team, we work hard to provide perks that make their lives better by offering a diverse opportunities for learning and development, an on-site gym and fitness reimbursement, and we are a dog friendly office! Check out our careers page to learn more about what other benefits we offer.