Full Time
  • Post Date: August 27, 2018
Job Description

Sr. Decentralized Systems Engineer – Blockchain – Sausalito, CA or Seattle, WA or Remote


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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

  • 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 decentralization 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