JavaScript Lead Engineer

JavaScript Lead Engineer

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Company: Parity Technologies
Location: Berlin, DE or Remote
Type: Full Time
Created: 2021-04-08 05:00:43

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Parity Technologies builds core infrastructure for blockchains and the future Web — one that respects the freedom and data of individuals — and helps empower developers to create better services through decentralized technologies.

Have a look at our current documentation to see what you’ll be working with:

Polkadot-JS API and toolset docs:

In this role, you will:

  • Technically design and build Web Applications for Polkadot-js ecosystem
  • Support the entire application lifecycle (concept, design, build, test, release and support)
  • Write clean code to produce fully functional web & mobile applications
  • Write tests and make sure code is up to high level standard
  • Work closely with our UX team to build interfaces to make the user experience intuitive and enjoyable
  • Collaborate with the core team to plan and implement new features and improvements
  • Take responsibility for development progress and work with the team to overcome roadblocks

Your Background:

  • Experience in working with a range of different JavaScript APIs and Frameworks
  • Ability to produce working, auditable, well-tested code.
  • Ability to learn new technologies and concepts quickly
  • Ability to come up with technical solutions and application architecture
  • Ability to work autonomously, be proactive, prioritize, communicate, and function in a distributed team.
  • Passionate about bringing the Web 3 vision of a decentralized web to the world.


  • Former involvement in Open Source Projects
  • Knowledge in blockchain technologies
  • Knowledge in another programming language than JavaScript/ TypeScript
  • Experience with working on the Node database layer (eg. Express, MongoDB, CouchDB, GraphQL)

Relevant tech-stack we’re currently using:

JavaScript (ES2015+), TypeScript, WebAssembly, Node, React, Electron, RxJS, Jest, GitHub, GitLab, Vuepress


  • Competitive salaries and benefits.
  • Opportunity to become an expert in latest blockchain technologies.
  • Working at Parity means focusing on stuff that matters: building cutting-edge technology for a better and more decentralized internet. Our teams enjoy a high degree of freedom and autonomy to achieve that goal.
  • Because we value initiative and learning, we've defined a generous personal improvement budget to attend conferences or skills courses of your own choosing. We think you know what's best for you!
  • Parity is a diverse company with people from various countries and we will support you with
  • German or English language courses where needed (and desired).
  • We have a remote-friendly company setup.
  • Bringing the team together is something we value a lot and we have regular company retreats (or will have, pending the Covid pandemic)