Avalanche Ecosystem Job Board

Staff Full Stack Engineer

Blitz App

Blitz App

Software Engineering
Los Angeles, CA, USA
Posted on Tuesday, April 23, 2024

Blitz is a quickly growing and self-sustaining start-up that provides gamers with personalized stats and insights powered by billions of matches. High performance is at the core of our values. We are a team of gamers and entrepreneurial technologists with big ambitions. At Blitz, you will find co-workers who are friendly, eager to collaborate, and work creatively to ship market-defining software. If you thrive in an environment optimized for autonomy, innovation, teamwork, and embody our principles, Blitz is the place for you to make an outsized impact.

We are seeking a Staff Full Stack Developer to join the Vibe team at Blitz where you will be instrumental in shaping a new platform that enables users to create mods for their favorite games through advanced AI technology and user-friendly tools. This role is ideal for someone who thrives in a startup environment, enjoys being hands-on from the start, and can balance rapid development with scalable, thoughtful solutions.You will be closely collaborating with amazing Product and Engineering teams to consistently deliver top tier solutions that bring immense value to our community of gamers.

This position requires you to work from our Playa Vista, Los Angeles office Monday through Thursday, with optional remote work on Fridays.

What You’ll Do

  • Feature Development: Take charge of developing core platform features from the outset, such as Accounts, Dashboards, Discovery, Community, Project Management, and other key verticals.
  • Full Stack Architecture: Leverage your full stack experience to establish architectural patterns that enhance the productivity between backend and frontend developers.
  • Best Practices: Lead the team by example with practices that accelerate development and long term maintainability of the codebase in terms of documentation, testing, peer review, and code quality.
  • Collaboration: Work closely with product owners, designers, and engineering peers to iterate on features, ensuring alignment with the overall product vision and a bias for iterative progress.

What It Takes

  • 6-8 years of proven full stack development experience and the ability to demonstrate high competency with backend architecture.
  • Proficiency in TypeScript, Node.js, React, Next.js, PostgreSQL, and Redis. Ideal candidates are aligned closely with this tech stack, but 100% alignment is not required.
  • A strong blend of technical depth, product intuition, and pragmatic decision-making, with a history of taking products from concept to completion.
  • Growth-oriented, with a desire to achieve ambitious goals, combined with a low ego and a collaborative spirit

Nice To Have

  • A keen interest in generative AI and its applications.
  • Demonstrated experience with Three.js, WebGL, or other 3D graphics programming.
  • Knowledge of real-time data streaming and state synchronization.
  • Previous involvement in the video game industry or an early stage startup.

Why Vibe?

Joining the Vibe team at Blitz means embarking on one of the most intriguing challenges of your career at the intersection of video games and AI. You’ll be part of a forward-thinking company that values innovative problem-solving, bias toward action, and an inclusive culture that champions personal growth and collective success. Our team members are not just employees—they are active contributors to the gaming community with a shared vision of transforming the digital landscape.

What We Offer

  • Competitive salary: $170-200k
  • Annual performance bonus
  • Stock options program
  • Unlimited paid vacation
  • Option for employer paid coverage (Medical, Dental, Vision) plan
  • 401(k) matching
  • Company-wide team building events

Salary for the successful applicant depends on a variety of job-related factors, including but not limited to geographic location, market demands, experience, training, and education.

Blitz is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity and the use of affirmative action programs to ensure that persons are recruited, hired, trained, transferred and promoted in all job groups regardless of race, color, religion, age, disability, national origin, citizenship status, military or veteran status, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, and any other category protected by federal, state or local law.