Software Engineer — Blockchain

0x


3 weeks ago

07/30/2019 10:21:23

Job type: Full-time

Category: Software Dev


At 0x, our mission is to create a tokenized world where all value can flow freely. In joining us, you'll take part in transforming the way that value is exchanged on a global scale. We're a highly technical, globally distributed team with headquarters in San Francisco, passionate about open-source software and decentralized technology's potential to act as an equalizing force in the world.  Our technology is deployed by a wide array of projects at the cutting edge of internet and economic advancement.  

0x protocol will serve as the rails upon which the exchange of digital assets takes place. As a Blockchain Engineer within our core team, you'll be developing and enhancing the set of smart contracts that underpin our entire ecosystem, and participating in novel research and development around greenfield blockchain issues.

  • Almost all the work we do is open-source and free-to-use

  • We are addressing a unique problem with potential to disrupt the legacy financial system and create a major shift in global commerce

  • We are one of the first companies to offer liquid digital assets as part of our compensation package

  • We are working on a rapidly evolving decentralized tech stack

RESPONSIBILITIES 

  • Research and drive high-level decisions about 0x protocol architecture, incentive structures, and features

  • Spec, implement, test, and audit protocol upgrades and additions

  • Work effectively with a high degree of autonomy, within a collaboratively minded team

  • Keep abreast of the nascent and rapidly evolving blockchain space, and introduce innovative functionality

  • Collaborate cross-functionally with other teams, including engineering (internal and external), research, data science, product management, executive leadership, and recruiting

  • Gather and analyze 0x usage statistics to identify and prioritize areas for improvement

  • Be a steward and influencer of our early engineering culture 

REQUIREMENTS

  • Deep understanding of blockchain technology and cryptoeconomic protocols

  • Ability to write very high-quality, well-tested code

  • Passion for the benefits of decentralization and the 0x mission

  • Strong communication and collaboration skills

  • The ability to learn and adapt to a rapidly evolving tech stack

  • Passion for the benefits of decentralization and the 0x mission

  • Exhibit our core values: do the right thing, consistently ship, and focus on long-term impact

PREFERRED

  • Knowledge of Solidity, assembly, and the EVM

  • Knowledge of market structures and exchange related concepts

BENEFITS

  • Additional cryptocurrency-based compensation

  • Comprehensive insurance (medical/dental/vision)

  • Monthly mobile phone bill, wellness, and transportation reimbursement

  • Flexible hours, liberal work-from-home policy, and a supportive remote environment

  • Great office conveniently located in Soma

  • Take vacation when you need it (and we really mean it — three weeks/year minimum)

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    3. We are one of the first companies to offer liquid digital assets as part of our compensation package

    4. We are working on a rapidly evolving decentralized tech stack

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    • Create and improve infrastructure and tooling for market making and advanced trading in the decentralized exchange ecosystem

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    • Passion for the benefits of decentralization and the 0x mission

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    • Great office conveniently located in Soma

    • Take vacation when you need it (and we really mean it — three weeks/year minimum)

    0x is dedicated to fostering diversity, inclusion, and belonging in its team and workforce, and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. 0x does not make employment or hiring decisions on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender expression or identity, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, pregnancy, citizenship, national origin, or any other basis that is protected by applicable local, state, or federal laws. 0x will also consider qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records in a way that is consistent with San Francisco’s Fair Chance Ordinance and similar local laws.

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