Position: Blockchain Protocol Engineer (Layer-1)
Location: United States (Fully Remote)
Company: One of the world's most renowned Blockchain custodials.
About Our Partner:
They are a trailblazing innovator in the blockchain technology sector, dedicated to advancing layer-1 blockchain protocols that form the foundation of decentralized ecosystems. They are actively seeking a highly skilled and passionate Layer-1 Blockchain Protocol Engineer to join their specialized team and contribute to the development and enhancement of core blockchain infrastructure.
As a Layer-1 Blockchain Protocol Engineer, you will play a pivotal role in designing, developing, and maintaining the fundamental layer-1 protocols that power their state-of-the-art blockchain platform. This position is focused on addressing the technical intricacies and challenges of layer-1 blockchain development.
- Layer-1 Protocol Development:
Spearhead the design and development of core layer-1 blockchain protocols.
Implement and optimize consensus algorithms, transaction processing, and network communication.
Work on low-level blockchain data structures and peer-to-peer networking.
- Performance and Scalability:
Assess and enhance the performance and scalability of the layer-1 blockchain to accommodate increasing demand.
Optimize resource utilization and latency, ensuring a smooth and efficient user experience.
- Security and Cryptography:
Implement and rigorously test cryptographic algorithms and security measures for the layer-1 protocol.
Conduct threat modeling and security audits to safeguard against vulnerabilities.
Stay at the forefront of blockchain technology advancements, identifying opportunities for protocol improvement.
Contribute to research initiatives related to layer-1 blockchain innovation.
Collaborate closely with a team of expert blockchain developers and researchers.
Participate in code reviews, offer technical mentorship, and provide guidance to team members.
- Proven experience in layer-1 blockchain protocol development, including a deep understanding of consensus algorithms.
- Proficiency in low-level programming languages like Rust, or Go.
- Strong familiarity with blockchain platforms and technologies.
- Expertise in cryptographic algorithms and their practical applications.
- Strong problem-solving skills with a focus on optimizing performance and resource utilization.
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
- Self-motivated, adaptable, and enthusiastic about pushing the boundaries of layer-1 blockchain development.
- Bachelor's or Master's degree in Computer Science, Cryptography, or a related field.
- Full-time permanent employment contract
- Base salary band: €155,000 to €225,000
- Equity plan
- Technical performance-based Bonus
Hiring contact: email@example.com