Senior Frontend Engineer, MWS

New York, NY US
USD 175k - 210k
JavaScript TypeScript CSS React

Founded by the creators of Fortmatic, Magic is a Web3 infrastructure company that empowers developers to create seamless and secure user onboarding experiences, abstracting away the complexities of blockchain technology. We are backed by top investors such as Tiger Global, Lightspeed Ventures, SV Angel, Social Capital, Northzone, Placeholder, Naval Ravikant, Alexis Ohanian, and Balaji Srinivasan.

To date, Magic has enabled more than 110K developers and enterprises to onboard over 10 million users to the Web3 ecosystem — and we continue to grow rapidly. We are trusted by leading NFT marketplaces such as Immutable, Niftys, OpenSea, Decentraland and major enterprise Web2 companies like Mattel, NatGeo, Macys and alike.

If you are excited to make Web3 accessible and help onboard the next billion users, let’s chat!

The Role

Magic’s frontend team is responsible for building high-quality, innovative and performant experiences that delight our users. We are looking for a Senior Frontend Engineer who will help us disrupt the world of identity and radically simplify how developers and enterprises implement seamless web3 wallet solutions in their applications - uncompromising on user-experience, reliability, and security.

Among other things, our Senior Frontend Engineer will focus on:

  • Magic Wallet Services: you will play a pivotal role in shaping the backbone of our wallet services architecture. You will lead initiatives to build out new functionality, improve existing features, and push service quality to the highest level.
  • Magic Authentication: you will work closely with product, design, and engineering stakeholders to (i) define requirements, (ii) drive technical decisions, and (iii) implement world class identity management services which allow customers to seamlessly and securely own their digital identities.
  • Magic Architecture: you will collaborate with engineering peers across the organization to push forward measurable improvements to the architecture of all Magic systems. You will collaborate with peers in writing and reviewing technical designs taking special attention to security and quality of proposed solutions.

About You

  • Empathy with customers, developers, and users who rely on our services
  • A passion for improving developer experience and reducing user friction
  • Attention to detail and the creativity to bring static mock-ups to life
  • Knowledge of security best practices, especially the pitfalls that come with developing secure applications for the web
  • An ability to write well-designed, testable, and efficient code while balancing feasibility with ambition
  • Knowledge and expertise in following the Agile Software Development Life Cycle
  • Strong opinions, loosely held

You Have

  • Ideally 6-8+ years experience of working within an agile software development team
  • Experience in ES6+ JavaScript (TypeScript experience preferred)
  • Experience in CSS preprocessors like LESS or SCSS
  • Experience with React, React Hooks, and Redux
  • Strong interpersonal skills that demonstrate empathy and the ability to distill technical concepts into digestible pieces
  • Working knowledge of webpack or similar tooling


  • Strong technical writing skills
  • Experience developing open source software and developer tools
  • Keen awareness of application security, and knowledge of Open Web Application Security Project(OWASP) top 10 vulnerabilities
  • Wallet and/or web3 experience (domain understanding)


  • Fully remote team and flexible working hours
  • Competitive salary and stock options
  • Unlimited paid time off
  • 99% coverage of platinum-level Health, Vision, and Dental insurance
  • 401(k) program
  • Top of the line equipment
  • $300 monthly budget for home office needs and professional development
  • Annual team meetups
  • Discretionary performance bonus
  • Commission eligible

Compensation Range

  • $175K-$210K

At Magic, we believe building a team full of diverse perspectives and experiences is vital to success. We strongly encourage anyone who has been historically under-represented in tech to apply for this role. Magic does not discriminate on the basis of gender, sexual orientation, race, religion, citizenship status, age or physical ability. Empathy, authenticity, and inclusivity are at the core of all we do.

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