Backend Engineer

Akasha


3 months ago

06/04/2019 05:52:19

Job type: Full-time

Category: Software Dev



Project Overview

Are you passionate about innovative technologies and enjoy thinking creatively?


Excellent! You’ll be in great company! 


If you're seeking an exciting career opportunity or an authentic chance to learn new technologies and feel that you are up to the challenge please get in touch – you have a place in this team and project.


We are a distributed team exploring the applications and implications of blockchain technology in the context of freedom of expression, collective memory and privacy for a better Web.


We recommend you to apply to this opening if you will wholeheartedly enjoy:


Facing the epic challenge(s) of crafting blockchain-based products;

The open source mindset, community and software;

Finding your way in a complex environment. Pushing beyond your comfort zone(s);

Getting stuff done and demonstrating results through metrics;

Always learning. Flexibility is key;

You can learn more about our adventure so far and our plans moving forward here.


Job Description

By combining blockchain technologies such as Ethereum and the Inter Planetary File System (IPFS), AKASHA has the potential to change the way ideas, thoughts and experiences are shared and stored on the Internet.


With this in mind, we are searching for motivated people passionate about going beyond the scope of a narrow job position and happy to help on multiple fronts.


As part of our team you will work with some of the brightest minds in the blockchain tech space on unique and challenging ideas. You will also be in direct contact with the development and user community at large, actively participating in open discussions and brainstorming sessions.


If you are tired of working in traditional corporations crippled by office politics and bureaucracy this will be a breath of fresh air. Good ideas are valued higher than ranks here.


Requirements

3+ years JavaScript development experience

Ability to work as a teammate in a fast-paced team

Experience with software testing and continuous integration

Eye for detail

Good English skills written and spoken

Knowledge of


Solidity / Smart Contracts

Node.js

ES6

RESTfull architecture

Database design

Nice to have


5+ years JavaScript experience

Knowledge of blockchain technologies (Ethereum, IPFS, Bitcoin, etc)

DevOps knowledge


Experience in open source projects

A university degree in information technology

What We Offer

The opportunity to make a positive impact in the world

A meaningful job in a young, dynamic and friendly team

A work environment inspiring excellence and creativity

Competitive compensation based on experience and performance

The chance to play with ideas that could reshape entire industries

Continuous learning opportunities and unique challenges to take on

Traveling opportunities to various blockchain events and conferences

Flexible schedule

The Company

Together with a group of independent thinkers hacking under the Swiss AKASHA Foundation umbrella, we are bravely experimenting with new technologies in the search for solutions that can transform the Web into an ecosystem in service of humanity.


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