We are currently hiring our early stage / founding tech team.
The Nillion team is looking for a passionate and experienced Senior Software Engineer to build a robust, enterprise level blockchain framework for interoperability on decentralized platforms, with a specific emphasis on secure smart contracts. This lead will play a key role in the design, architecture, development/configuration, unit testing, installation, and ongoing maintenance of the nascent Nillion network.
Ideal candidates will have experience in developing software in the DLT space, and will be comfortable in realizing the potential of this technology across all public DLT platforms. The candidate will be able to lead the implementation of robust, high-performing solutions, requirement analysis, as well as, design discussions. Most importantly, we want team players that can think on their feet. We work in an environment where tangibility and flexibility are key attributes that help us innovate. Our engineering team needs to embody those qualities, bringing clarity and direction to help move new ideas forward. Strategic thinking and strong business acumen are essential in this role.
We expect you to be extremely well-versed in current technological trends in the blockchain space, ideally with a background in cryptography and/or cyber security. You are a team player who has a proven track record of leading and scaling blockchain functions/projects. You are a self-starter, results driven and passionate to drive the success of Nillion.
This is a fully remote role, but some travel may be required.
Experience leading projects in one or more of the existing Blockchain Technologies e.g. Hyperledger Fabric, Solana, Polkadot, Ethereum
Current knowledge and understanding of cryptocurrency markets, ecosystems and ethos
Ability to develop software in Solidity
Interface with stakeholders, executive and technical leadership for;
roadmap alignment between customer and development teams
technology decisions on behalf of the Nillion team
progress report delivery
Own the delivery of blockchain/token development capabilities to enable our product roadmap
Has previous experience leading or managing an engineering team with at least 3 years of general engineering experience
Passionate and enthusiastic about cryptocurrencies and the DLT space
Have highly effective communication, interpersonal and critical thinking skills
Have hired and built a blockchain engineering team with an eye for talent and closing incredible candidates
Strong capability to interface with internal and external stakeholders in order to make our blockchain / token visions a reality
Bachelor’s degree in computer science, applied mathematics, or another technical discipline from a top university or equivalent relevant experience
Strong grasp of large scale technology architectures and data flows
Nice to Have:
Experience with Rust, Golang, node.js
Experience with Docker/Kubernetes/Openshift technologies
Experience in the financial markets / software
Knowledge of cryptography (PKI, digital signatures, ZKP, SMPC)
Experience with ring mining or referral token programs in growing a blockchain enabled business
Experience working in an agile Software Development environment
We expect technical members of the Nillion team to have or be the following:
Comfortable with a fast-paced startup environment with the ability to manage multiple priorities
Have excellent troubleshooting skills with the ability find and integrate knowledge quickly
Excellent work ethic with the ability to work independently and with a bias towards action
Be incredibly technically curious about how things work or how to do things a better way
Great at writing unit, integration or functional testing but also good at not going overboard with it
Good at providing valuable feedback on architecture or code reviews with team members
Familiarity with git version control and continuous integration processes for code deployment
A part of the hiring and onboarding process for new members to Nillion’s engineering team
Create well-designed, customized, testable, efficient, reusable code
Ability to work with a cross-functional and globally distributed team
Good at coaching as well as being coached. We make all our team members better all the time
Macro-to-micro versatility: strategic mindset coupled with a keen attention to detail
Great at providing simple and extensible abstractions to complex systems.
Experience in Git/GitHub and branching methodologies, code review tools, CI tools, etc.
Make a big impact as a early contributor to an incredible founding team
Work on new problems in an incredible emerging and dynamic field
Learn from systems engineering, cryptography, and finance domain experts in a mentorship-oriented work culture
Fully remote work is a possibility
Nillion pays a competitive salary commensurate with experience
Remuneration can include company tokens over cash to increase long term upside if desired