Carta for Web3: token vesting and DeFi investment management.

Tech Lead

$110K - $200K
New York City / Remote
Job Type
3+ years
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Bruno Faviero
Bruno Faviero

About the role

About Magna

Magna’s goal is to be the one-stop solution for all token-based crypto companies who want to track outstanding and promised token allocations, automate the distribution of those tokens, and manage information about their stakeholders. Some liken us to “Carta for Web3”.

Our mission is to make it easier for crypto companies to manage their tokens and tokenholders so that they can focus on their product and not custom internal tools and smart contracts as they scale. We work with projects of all sizes throughout various L1 & L2 ecosystems.

Tokens are amongst the core assets crypto companies use to compensate and incentivize investors, employees, advisors, and even community members. The most common use cases for Magna include:

  • Token Vesting to employees and investors - Automated token distribution based on custom unlock schedules.

  • Token Streaming - Continuous distribution of tokens to stakeholders.

  • Airdrops - Vested airdrops to community members.

  • Programmable Unlocks – Distributing tokens using our SDK based on contract interactions or in-app/in-game accomplishments.

  • Stakeholder Management – Tracking tax liability and legal filings for tokenholders and more.

Magna’s platform is used by investors, employees, accountants, lawyers, and other key stakeholders throughout the crypto ecosystem.

Why Work at Magna?

  • We’re a highly technical team

  • We’re a well-funded company with runway that can last us through the bear market (as long as that may be)

  • A downtown Manhattan office with our own rooftop – we operate on a hybrid model, where most employees come in a couple of times per week.

  • Hardware — Whatever you need to get things done, plus a stipend to set up your home office.

  • Learning budget — Buy courses and attend conferences or hackathons.

  • Unlimited Vacation — Take time off when you need it - 2 week minimum.

  • Top-notch healthcare plans — We offer the best available platinum PPO and other similar plans that give you the most options with the lowest deductibles.

About the Role

The ideal tech lead is a senior software engineer who oversees the development of projects and mentors a team of engineers. By joining Magna, you will build the future of token management with us by making crucial decisions in the design and implementation of software architecture that scales.

What you’ll do

  • Own the software architecture and technical designs, providing technical leadership and expertise along the way

  • Identify and mitigate technical risks

  • Ensure that technical debt is kept under control

  • Where appropriate, ensure code modularity in the code written by the team through peer code-reviews, to increase our team’s velocity and make our code infrastructure more scalable

  • Work closely with the product owner to ensure that the roadmap is feasible and deadlines are realistic

  • Review potential engineering candidates as we grow our footprint and scope

What we’re looking for

  • Experience working with data-intensive applications, or apps used by tens of thousands of users

  • Familiarity with our tech stack

  • A team leader, or a senior software engineer ready to step up!

  • Based in New York City and open to a hybrid work environment

Magna’s Tech Stack

Magna is a multi-chain dapp, and our stack includes TypeScript, Next.js, React and GraphQL, as well as the native languages for various blockchains (i.e. Solidity, Rust, Move).

Experience with any of these is nice to have, but not a requirement:

  • DevOps, infrastructure, or data analytics experience

  • Interfacing with smart contracts and blockchain via libraries (any blockchain).

  • Applications where security and integrity is extremely important (finance, fintech, government, etc.)

Reasons you might be the right candidate for this role

  • Experience leading a team — You’re used to splitting up work, reviewing PRs, and holding the team to a high bar of technical excellence and thoughtful

  • Passion for engineering — genuine passion and curiosity for the craft that you bring to work each day

  • Good taste — You think critically about how you build what you build, and apply good judgment to every design and implementation decision along the way.

About Magna

Team Size:18
Location:New York
Bruno Faviero
Bruno Faviero
Arun Kirubarajan
Arun Kirubarajan