Senior Blockchain Engineer

Blockchain start-up

With a remote first policy, this blockchain start-up have created a decentralized zero-knowledge rollup that greatly scales and reduces the cost of payments and transfers on the Ethereum network, with a focus on supporting community-based projects through it’s original Proof-of-Donation mechanism.

The client

The aim is to create an inclusive and accessible blockchain payment network.

They have two hubs in Spain and Switzerland though their engineering team are based all over Europe, with one even on the East coast of Brazil – there is no expectation for you to come into the office as they really are remote first. By putting a big focus on their key values; collaboration, transparency and accountability, this works really well for them.

They’re looking to expand by bringing on two blockchain engineers in the short term. You’ll work closely with the engineering team (they have a real collaborative culture and love nothing more than bouncing ideas off each other) to research, spec and implement blockchain-based solutions.

The role

What will you be doing?

Day to day, you’ll be designing and implementing backend architectures that connect with their blockchain-based protocols. You’ll be taking real ownership of their backend stack whilst working closely with their product team to transform ideas and designs into solutions. They’re keen for everyone to have input and as such, you’d be working closely across the engineering, design and product teams in a collaborative and transparent way, adding ideas to their roadmap and company goals.

The candidate

What experience are they looking for?

They’re looking for someone who’s got solid experience working in Ethereum blockchain and applied cryptography. Their language of choice is Go so you would need experience here, as well as with the relevant development tools. Bonus points for:

  • Any experience contributing to or managing open-source projects.
  • Knowledge about privacy and decentralization.

In return for the above they’re offering a salary of up to _______. As well as an interesting package of vested tokens.

We welcome those with alternative identities, backgrounds, and experiences. Our team includes parents, the self-taught, the university-educated, and people of a wide variety of nationalities, ages, and socio-economic backgrounds.

Obviously, we’re looking to ensure it’s a solid fit from both sides: we want you to step into a role you love, and we want to offer you a place you’re proud to come to every day for work.

We know that diverse teams are strong teams, and welcome those with alternative identities, backgrounds, and experiences to apply to be part of life at Zebra People. We are committed to a fair and accessible recruitment process for all candidates. We would be happy to meet any accommodation requests during the application or interview process, please just let us know.