Blockchain Technology Lead

  • 1515 7th St, Santa Monica, CA 90401, USA
  • Full-time

Company Description

 

travoom.com

travoom.com is the curated marketplace for bucket list travel experiences.

What we do...

travoom.com empowers people to identify a bucket list adventure/experience and without any search requirements, simply presents the traveler with vetted components necessary to bring the trip to life -- tickets, lodging, flights and beyond.

Why it matters...

Searching and successfully planning a trip around an iconic adventure/experience is time-consuming, frustrating, overwhelming and often-times elusive.

Why we are better...

travoom.com’s searchless travel approach means a bucket list experience can be discovered, planned and purchased in a matter of minutes without the endless search-driven lunacy and inefficiency that comes with all travel planning.

 

Job Description

As a Blockchain Senior Technology lead, you will be responsible for designing and developing our proprietary bitcoin installment payment product, which enables hotelcity.com to accept bitcoin payments from South American customers. Our product is focused on prepay monthly installment payments interest-free, ultimately we will build our own exchange and wallet.

Every country has different payment characteristics, regulations, things we have to comply with.

You will develop and design integration architecture for integrating applications with Blockchain and, also, participant organizations and their member nodes to the Blockchain network. Must be able to look at the wider picture and consider adding new technologies such as AI, IoT, and robotic processing (RPA) and apply these to solving real business problems and creating new Blockchain operating models, business experience a huge plus, startup experience a must.

A deep understanding of network  business models is a must, knowledge of the WeChat mini program important.

 

Qualifications

Bachelor’s Degree or foreign equivalent will consider work experience in lieu of a degree

5+ years of progressive software development/architecture experience is desired

5+ years of Java / J2EE architecture experience

2+ years of hands-on blockchain experience

Strong knowledge of Blockchain fundamentals, smart contracts, consensus algorithms

Hands-on experience with anyone Blockchain platforms (Hyperledger, Ethereum, R3 Corda)

Proven understanding of architecture best practices

Knowledge and experience with full SDLC lifecycle

Experience with Lean / Agile development methodologies

Preferred Blockchain Senior Technical Lead Qualifications:

Experience with 3 or more blockchain implementations is a plus

Strong understanding of different types of Blockchain such as public, private/permissioned, public permissioned, etc.

Sound understanding of Blockchain framework such as Hyperledger Fabric, R3 Corda, Ethereum (Solidity), Ripple, Multichain

Good understanding of various different consensus algorithms used in Bitcoin Blockchain, Ethereum, Byzantine fault-tolerant algorithms including Hyperledger Fabric PBFT algorithm etc.

Knowledge of cryptography, including asymmetric (pub/priv key), symmetric, hash functions, encryption/signatures.

Experience using cryptography material such as certificates for identity management in order to authenticate members, transactions etc.

Able to create security architecture for managing the security of Blockchain and related applications

Experience creating best practices/guidelines for blockchain teams

Skilled in performance metrics for measuring Blockchain performance

Excellent verbal and written communications skills, able to resolve business issues

Experience and desire to work in a Global Delivery environment and travel as required

Additional Information

No one wants to hear the problems just the solutions.

We are building a WeChat like platform focused on cross-boarder purchasing in South America. Cryptocurrency will be the driving payment option on this platform.

  • Creative problem solver who can courageously propose and support new ideas to our organization. Not interested in best practices, lets build something better!
  • Ability to adapt. An ideal candidate will welcome the opportunity to solve a broad range of problems using a wide array of technologies.
  • Comfortable with ambiguity, shifting priorities and general growing pains of an early-stage technology company
  • An exceptional entrepreneurial judgment that fosters independence over micro-management

 

Travoom.com/hotelcity.com is located in beautiful Santa Monica, however, this role requires a great deal of travel we are privately held and rapidly growing!