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Blockchain Engineer

New York NY, NY | Fully Remote

Posted: 10/15/2023 Employment Type: Direct Hire Pay Rate: $125,000 - $170,000

Job Description

We are on the hunt for a passionate and collaborative Blockchain Engineer to join our client’s team and  aid in the development and enhancement of a layer 2 solution Stacks Blockchain that allows for high throughput and reduced latency. You'll team up with a diverse group and also have the opportunity to take charge; independently design and introduce feature enhancements and upgrades.

Your primary responsibility will be developing essential features for their expansive developer community. We're looking for someone who thrives in varied development settings and has independently contributed to rapidly growing startups. Experience in open-source projects is a bonus, as their project is open source.


What You'll Do:

  • Play a key role in the creation, upkeep, and testing of Subnets and blockchain.
  • Subnets is undergoing active development with its primary version operational on Testnet. Your duties will encompass designing novel features, augmenting the system's reliability and performance, and ensuring that Subnets remains a dependable, secure, and efficient backbone for the entire Stacks network.
  • Employ cutting-edge cryptographic algorithms and theories to advance the upcoming version of Subnets.
  • Instill strict monitoring and testing strategies to fulfill security and performance standards.
  • Develop and introduce tools and utilities supporting the blockchain, such as CLI clients, tools for blockchain exploration, monitoring, benchmarking, and debugging instruments.
  • Engage with various teams to brainstorm and implement new product attributes that rely on the Stacks blockchain like developer tools, UX instruments, and third-party integrations.


Idea Candidate Qualifications:

  • Possession of a Master's degree in Computer Science, a related technical discipline, or substantial practical exposure.
  • A track record of 5-10 years in software engineering, inclusive of product development and launching experiences.
  • 3-5 years of firsthand exposure in a production setting involving one or more of the following: public blockchains; consensus protocols; expansive distributed networks; high availability and real-time systems; applied cryptography; compilers; or other analogous technologies.
  • A knack for research.
  • Prior involvement in the design and execution of tests for long-haul projects.
  • Proficiency in Rust.
  • A solid grounding in Cryptography.
  • A background in Blockchain is a prerequisite.


Additional Qualification:

  • Experience in testing distributed networks against behaviors under faults, network divisions, and network delays.
  • A profound understanding of the challenges and intricacies of peer-to-peer systems.
  • Familiarity with programming language interpreters, compilers, and static analysis.
  • A history of developing highly secure software and launching new products.


What We'll Offer:

  • Competitive Salary Range (applicable globally and reviewed yearly): $105,000 - $170,000.
  • Equity in the company alongside Stacks (STX) tokens - STX being the inherent cryptocurrency of the Stacks network.
  • Monthly co-working space compensation of up to $500.
  • Annual budget for learning and development capped at $1,200.
  • Yearly charity donation matching up to $1000, allowing you to support an organization of your preference.
  • Daily Lunch Compensation (yes, for remote workers too!).
  • A flexible vacation policy tailored to your needs.
  • Comprehensive Health Benefits with a focus on families.
  • Complimentary Life and Disability Insurance.
  • Provisions for health and dependent care (FSA).
  • Up to 16 weeks of paid parental leave.
  • Pre-tax advantages for commuters.
  • A 401k plan with a 3% match.

Additional Information

About Dapp360 Workforce:

A premier US-based talent acquisition firm, Dapp360 Workforce is dedicated to sourcing talent for the decentralized realm. We bridge companies immersed in blockchain technologies and building decentralized applications with stellar candidates to drive mutual growth.

We embrace diversity! Dapp360 Workforce is an equal opportunity employer, and we encourage global applications from candidates of all backgrounds.


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