Full Stack Engineer

$150,000 - $220,000 yearly
  • Friktion
  • Remote (Austin, TX, USA)
  • Jun 05, 2022
Full time Engineering - Backend Engineering - Data Engineering - Frontend Pays Equity Portfolio Management

Job Description

Friktion is bringing high quality risk management to DeFi. We're Solana's leading DeFi options and full-stack portfolio management protocol. We've done $2 billion+ in options volume with the most diverse offering in DeFi spanning 24 assets!

  • We’re a team of 10 traders, engineers, and quantitative researchers who have built applications on various blockchains and traded across commodities, treasuries, and equities markets. We left our TradFi jobs to bring high quality risk management into DeFi (decentralized finance) allowing anyone access to institutional grade portfolio management!
  • Learn more about our products: app.friktion.fi
    • Volts are Friktion’s native capital allocation strategies (structured products)
    • Circuits are Friktion’s on-demand portfolio management system
  • Get involved in our community - discord.gg/friktion
    • We’re always jamming and talking to our users/community here!

Friktion raises $5.5M to build full-stack portfolio management to DeFi from top investors including Jump Capital, DeFiance Capital, Pillar.VC, Libertus Capital, Delphi Ventures, Tribe Capital, and Castle Island Ventures

Technical skills

  • React - frontend
  • Node.js - backend
  • Postgres - core database
  • Redis - caching
  • AWS - hosting
  • GitLab - source code management

The Role

Friktion is seeking a prodigious Full Stack Engineer whose mandate is to help scale our portfolio management tools to a $10b product!

You will be a strong Individual Contributor (IC) within Friktion, responsible for designing and developing the software that powers the platform. You will work alongside the CTO and the Leadership team to identify and implement the product features, work with API integrations of external service providers, and drive the engineering roadmap execution.

Friktion is a remote-first company but welcomes team members to move to Austin, TX - where they plan on opening their headquarters.

You have

  • A proven ability to create internal tools and web services that improve the efficiency of the team
  • A technical mindset, enabling you to communicate effectively with engineers
  • You’re comfortable with a full stack role (front/backend)
  • Grit to work hard everyday to build a $10B product
  • Extensive engineering experience at fast growing tech companies (bonus points if was fintech)
  • You have strong react and custom application development experience
  • Strong AWS experience or similar (e.g. Google cloud)
  • Experience building out a well-tested/documented API
  • Wide variety functional IT experience, including security, infrastructure and architecture.
  • Strong communication skills and ability to clearly articulate plans to CTO


  • Highly competitive salary ($150k+) + token based compensation
  • Your ideal remote / WFH set-up: laptop, headphones, standing desks, and any other work gear you may need
  • Remote or in-person flexibility
  • Quarterly team off-sites (recommend a place!)

What's next?

  • Drop us a note at team@friktionlabs.com with a few things you would improve about the Friktion UI/UX and how you would go about implementing them! ⚡
  • Still not sure what Friktion is?
    • Drop your questions in our Discord #general channel