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Senior Backend Engineer - Commerce

San Francisco, CA

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Senior Backend Engineer - Commerce
San Francisco, CA

Our vision is to bring more innovation, efficiency, and equality of opportunity to the world by building an open financial system. Our first step on that journey is making digital currency accessible and approachable for everyone. Two principles guide our efforts. First, be the most trusted company in our domain. Second, create user-focused products that are easier and more delightful to use.

Coinbase Commerce’s mission is to make cryptocurrency the best way to pay. Our product makes it extremely easy for anyone in the world who wants to start a business to accept cryptocurrency payments. We believe that with time cryptocurrency will power most of the online commerce and we are working towards making that vision a reality.


As a Senior Backend Engineer at Coinbase Commerce, you will be responsible for building a world-class platform that will power commerce for businesses around the world. You will get to work closely with different blockchain-based projects like lightning network and integrate them into our systems. We are a small team and you will have a lot of ownership over the system architecture and have a substantial impact on our success.

We take continuous learning to heart - every day in our world brings new ideas and opportunities. We take personal ownership of our mission and truly believe we will deliver on it. We value positive energy, and clear communication and are committed to building an inclusive environment for people from every background.



  • Work with Coinbase Commerce’s product manager, engineers, and Coinbase senior leadership to turn our vision into a tangible roadmap every quarter
  • Build a reliable and secure payments infrastructure for our product.
  • Contribute to the engineering roadmap by proactively identifying areas to focus on
  • Add positive energy in every meeting or interaction with your coworkers - it’s one of the things that makes Coinbase a great place to work at


  • 4+ years of experience in software engineering
  • Strong interest in working closely with different blockchain-based projects
  • You write high quality, well tested code to meet the needs of your customers
  • You’ve designed, built, scaled and maintained production services
  • You’re passionate about building an open financial system that brings the world together

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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