Technical Lead
Mid-level +2 · Full time
Posted 2 years ago

About Draftly (What We Do)

At Draftly we provide customized NFT solutions for athletes and universities to drive next-level engagement with fans and build digital sports communities in an increasingly tech-focused world.  

You will be joining an accomplished team that brings both direct startup and sports experience to the table. Our team includes a former Techstars Entrepreneur who most recently worked on the AWS Startup & VC Business Development team, an engineer with 10 yrs development experience who’s previous venture was a blockchain-focused startup, a 12-year NFL veteran who worked as a Player Personnel Manager advising college athletes on their NFL draft stock, and a former NFL Next Gen Stats Analyst who previously worked on the Vanderbilt and UCLA football recruiting teams. 

We completed our Seed financing in June 2021 and we plan to launch our MVP in Winter 2021. Furthermore, we are backed by one of the founders of Stubhub, the former 76ers VP of Strategy, and the Head of Insights at Carta. 


About the Role (What You Will Do)

The right candidate will become a central member of the early team. You will directly develop and launch the first iterations of the product as well as hire and manage outsourced engineers.  You will work with our team of designers and Founders to quickly develop and launch a dynamic marketplace.


Must have:

  • Languages - javascript/typescript, react or angular, SQL
  • Database Management - infrastructure, schema design
  • Thick skin – you will talk to customers, launch new features, and receive constructive criticism in real-time. 
  • Curiosity – you likely ask lots of (the right) questions and are comfortable w/ ambiguity.
  • Drive – we are seeking a mission-driven person who is focused on building a uniquely great product.


Nice to have:

  • Frameworks - web3, noSQL, graphQL
  • Languages - python, solidity
  • Experience with TDD and/or testing frameworks 
  • 4+ years of full-stack software dev. experience or 4+ years of comparable educational experience.
  • Work experience using AWS.
  • Interest in college or high school sports, sports technology, recruiting process, and blockchain technologies. 



  • Work w/ Product Team to plan features and product roadmap, ranging from front-end design to data insights.
  • Take on lead role on Engineering Team, mentor team members, and set high standards.
  • Be flexible, learn new skills as required, and solve a wide variety of engineering challenges in different areas.
  • Help drive the evolution of our devops and operational practices as we scale our userbase and engineering team.



  • Compensation will be a combination of cash and equity commensurate with market standards.  Compensation will reflect experience and is negotiable.  


*If interested in the position please email 


Looking forward to meeting you!

Draftly, Inc.
NFT Platform for College Sports
Size:  1-10 employees
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