Blockchain Smart Contract Engineer at Consensys

  • descriptionPermanent
  • cloudNo remote

Ethereum Blockchain Solidity golang

Job description

About ConsenSys ConsenSys is a venture production studio and the leading global blockchain technology firm. Our mission is to transform the emerging economic, social, and political operating systems of the planet by building and scaling applications, disruptive startups, and enterprise software products empowered by decentralized technology, specifically Ethereum. Headquartered in Brooklyn, NY, USA, ConsenSys was founded in 2014 has tripled in size every year since then. Today, we bring together close to 600 team members in 27 countries including top-tier, passionate engineers, product managers, designers, entrepreneurs and consultants. We have offices in the USA, Canada, Brazil, UK, France, Germany, Dubai, South Africa, Singapore, Australia, and other locations. Our Enterprise team is responsible for helping corporate clients and governments identify how blockchain technology is likely to transform their industry, and subsequently developing and delivering innovative, decentralized applications and digital ventures. We are involved in some of the most innovative blockchain projects in the world: the City of Dubai's Smart Dubai blockchain strategy; project UBIN (a decentralized interbank settlement system) with the Monetary Authority of Singapore; as well as high-profile cooperations with JP Morgan, Banco Santander and BHP Billiton. Our teams are busy at work building the future of identity, financial markets, commerce, energy, security and infrastructure, and more. If you are someone that thrives in a fast-paced environment where being self-directed, determined, and resilient are a requirement, we would love for you to join us.

What we're looking for

A Blockchain Engineer on the Enterprise team is someone who is extremely knowledgeable about the blockchain space, has experiencing developing on top of the blockchain stack (preferably Ethereum), and is passionate about building innovative solutions for the world's leading institutions. You should be knowledgeable of the existing blockchain stack. You should have a background in architecting data-centric, networked, and rapidly changing and growing systems. Responsibilities and Duties Core blockchain concepts. You should already be fully immersed in blockchain technology, with experience developing smart contracts using Ethereum, Solidity, Truffle, Infura, Geth, Parity, Quorum, or other blockchain platforms and technologies. Architecture. You should be comfortable working with your team to craft a design: choosing the appropriate technology and designing a solution that both answers the problem at hand, and stays within constraints. Coding. Our clients don’t all work in one language or platform, and neither do we. As a Full Stack Developer, we’re looking for a breadth of experience in multiple languages, and proven expertise in one or two: You should be able to code in solidity including test, deployment and migration. We would also like to hear from you if you are strong in Java, Python, Haskell, Golang, or maybe also JavaScript/React.JS. You should be comfortable with Rapid Application Development, and be up to speed on practices like TDD, continuous integration, pairing, and infrastructure automation. Cloud deployments. Experience building for deployments to AWS, Azure, Google Cloud Platform, etc. using Docker would be helpful. If you're also comfortable with distributed systems and technologies, great! Prototyping and PoCs. You'll have experience of building prototypes for different use cases, and won't get too worried if needs and priorities change, meaning that they don't end up being implemented. Agile.

Why you should join us

Here are some of the perks of being part of a unique organization like ConsenSys The forefront of a revolution. At ConsenSys we fundamentally believe that a next generation of technologies presents the opportunity to create a more just and equitable society. We believe that there is an opportunity to bring the remaining 2 billion unbanked people into the global economy and to radically transform our society for the enrichment of humankind A dynamic startup environment. ConsenSys is a thought leader in the blockchain space and we are absorbing a significant portion of the mindshare. This is both exciting and challenging, as we learn to scale our organization while adhering to the principles of decentralization Deep technical challenges. This entire ecosystem is less than 10 years old. Ethereum itself is still a toddler. There is much to be done before these platforms can scale to the order of millions or billions of users. ConsenSys is building the technology platforms that can get us to those next thresholds of scale Continuous learning and improvements. You’ll be constantly exposed to new concepts, ideas and frameworks from your peers and as you work on different projects -- challenging you to stay at the top of your game ConsenSys was named a Top 100 FinTech company by KPMG's 2016 Fintech Innovators report A few important things to know Some travel could be required. Projects may be on client sites, so our team members need to be flexible and up for travel. We do our best to take people’s personal situations into account, but we know it’s not for everyone To apply for a role at our Paris office, you need to live in Paris and speak French fluently. If you do not meet these criteria, we are certainly able to find another role for you at ConsenSys

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