Blockchain R&D Engineer

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Jan 11, 2022
Full time

Blockdaemon is looking for a highly motivated and driven Blockchain RnD Engineer, to join our research and development team and help us build innovative blockchain products.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Research and spec out ideas for innovative blockchain applications.

  • Collaborate with marketing and technical writers to write blog posts and other marketing material about new product ideas.

  • Design and develop blockchain application proof of concepts, 

  • Comfortable designing and developing blockchain-related microservices and APIs.

  • Plan and execute performance tests.

  • Work with the team and partners to meet specification needs in line with business objectives.

  • Improve Blockdaemon's product and ensure successful delivery to our customers.

Skills and Required Qualifications:

  • Proficient with at least one non-smart contract programming language. Ideally Golang, Rust or similar language.

  • Prior experience with Ethereum, Cosmos-SDK and Tendermint, Polkadot and Substrate and/or Solana. For example:

    • Has worked on a Blockchain client or Parachain using one of the above technologies

    • Has worked on influential projects in the above ecosystems

    • Has written smart contracts in one of the above ecosystems

  • Experience with Linux server environments.

  • Ability to work independently debugging problems across the full stack.

  • Minimum of 1 year professional or open source experience working with the above

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience developing, deploying and maintaining blockchain nodes huge plus!

  • Familiar with cloud infrastructure technology (AWS, GCE, Azure, etc).

  • Previous experience in a RnD role is a bonus

  • Knowledge of cryptocurrency /token-economics

  • Self-motivated and detail oriented while producing high-quality and accurate work in a startup environment

About Us:

We Know Nodes.

Blockdaemon is the leading blockchain node infrastructure platform. Supporting 30+ protocols, 70 out-of-the-box node types, and monitoring plug-ins for cloud and on-premises services, Blockdaemon is used by exchanges, custodians, enterprises, financial institutions and 10k+ developers to connect commercial stakeholders to blockchains. Blockdaemon's mission is to simplify the process of deploying nodes and creating scalable enterprise blockchain solutions via APIs, BYOI, auto- decentralization and auto-healing of nodes.

We are rapidly growing our fully remote, decentralized team. We are made up of dedicated and passionate individuals who want to make an impact in this dynamic and emerging industry. We offer competitive salaries as well as employer contributions to health, dental, vision, life and disability insurances. At Blockdaemon, we understand that “life happens” and offer a flexible PTO policy and encourage employees to take time off when they need it. 


We are an equal opportunity employer.