Sr. Decentralized Systems Engineer - Blockchain

  • Sausalito, CA 94965, USA
  • Full-time

Company Description

We are recognized as a world-leading technology recruiter, with a strong specialization in Blockchain. We recruit CTOs, VPs, Senior Software Architects, Application Developers and Software Engineers for some of the biggest names in tech across multiple specialty areas. Responding to the enormous demand for Blockchain recruitment. To emphasize our expertise in this market segment, and expanded to key Blockchain talent epicenters from San Francisco to Tel Aviv. 

Job Description

Job Title: Sr. Decentralized Systems Engineer - Blockchain

Location: Sausalito, CA or Seattle, WA or Remote

Experience: 5+ years
Type: Full Time / Temp to Perm
Sponsorship: Yes H1b
Salary: $140k - $160K / year
Other compensation: Equity, Tokens
Relocation: No
Job ID: REF8Z

BlockchainCareerbuilders, the leading blockchain recruiting agency, is seeking a Distributed  Systems Engineer for our client, an exciting, well-funded company that is disrupting the healthcare world.

Our client is designing and building decentralized applications and a fully decentralized protocol for health insurance. The perfect candidate has an in-depth understanding of distributed systems, blockchain, and hands-on experience architecting and developing on existing blockchain smart contract platforms. You will work directly with the CTO and an experienced team of developers and will be a key part of pragmatically decentralizing the product.

Qualifications

Job Responsibilities:

 

  • Participate in design and implementation of our fully decentralized protocol for health insurance. This includes developing, testing and deploying the backend and smart contracts needed to do so.
  • Help architect and implement our token-based incentive model which introduces a new micro-economy for aligning patients, providers and drives towards decentralization.
  • Design and develop any APIs and/or SDKs required to support these services
  • Own monitoring, alarming, analytics, and reporting on all services you build, ensuring high performance and responsiveness
  • Coach and mentor other members of the development team, growing the collective knowledge and expertise of the group

Must Have:
 

  • 5+ years of software engineering experience developing highly reliable, scalable services, incorporating REST and microservices patterns
  • Demonstrable, in-depth knowledge and experience with at least one modern language such as Javascript, Python, Ruby, Java, C++
  • Strong comprehension of computer science fundamentals, object-oriented design patterns, data structures, and algorithms
  • Code (provide GitHub link or smart contract addresses) that demonstrates your ability to build or architect distributed systems and/or blockchain code
  • Comfortable working in a devops/CI environment

Strongly Prefer

  • Demonstrable strong interest in blockchain, token models and decentralisation and a desire to contribute to thought leadership in the company.
  • The ability to articulate the pros/cons of current blockchain implementations beyond Ethereum.
  • Hands-on experience creating smart contracts, or building on blockchain
  • Interest and some understanding of second layer security solutions such as sMPC, zero-knowledge, etc.
  • Demonstrated leadership abilities in an engineering environment, including raising the bar for operational excellence