Sr. Decentralized Systems Engineer - Blockchain

Blockchain Developers - Sausalito, CA (30+ days ago)

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: Only for OPT that recently started

Salary: $160K / year

Other compensation: Equity, Tokens

Relocation: No

Job ID: D1630T

Block Recruiters, the leading blockchain recruiting agency, is seeking a Sr. Decentralized Systems Engineer - Blockchain 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.

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
In-depth coding experience with at least one modern language such as Javascript, Python, Ruby, Java, C++
The ability to articulate the pros/cons of current blockchain implementations beyond Ethereum.
Hands-on experience creating smart contracts, or building on blockchain, token model and decentralization experience
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
Ability to contribute to thought leadership on technology

Strongly Prefer

Startup and enterprise experience is a plus
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