OTC Exchange Network

OTC Exchange Network ("OTCXN") solves the biggest problems in the largest markets using proprietary Blockchain technologies developed from the ground-up for high-performance enterprise applications.  OTCXN reduces risk, cost, friction, and eliminates the need for traditional intermediaries by democratizing market access through the first and only P2P network supporting the trade-to-settlement lifecycle for institutional FX trading.

OTC Exchange Network San Francisco, CA, USA
Mar 24, 2018
Permanent
If you have a strong passion for blockchain and cryptocurrencies, as well as a desire to do something that has never been done before but still solves specific problems in the largest markets in the world and delivers real product with a real revenue model, we want to hear from you.   Required Qualifications  -----------------------  At least 5 years of hands-on experience in core Java and/or C++ (Java as priority but ideally both) Hands-on experience with developing on at least one backend blockchain codebase, whether proprietary (e.g., Chain) or open source (e.g., Hyperledger) -- not just building apps on top Strong understanding of the cryptographic principles and data dependencies underpinning blockchain technologies Experience and understanding of major consensus protocols, asymmetric encryption, Merkle trees, hash functions, key-value database, P2P communication protocols Experience and understanding of transaction scripting and smart contracts, especially Bitcoin style conditionalized transactions  Understanding of key areas of Blockchain research including data privacy, confidential transactions, side chains and pegging, sharding and other scaling methodologies Strong sense of ownership, passion to build quality products for massive scale in collaborative, agile environment and excitement to learn   Preferred Additional Qualifications  ------------------------  A degree in Computer Science / Mathematics or equivalent work experience in a field utilizing the same subject matter 5+ years of development experience developing production grade, multi-threaded, enterprise client/server software using Java stack. Experience contributing to the architecture, design, and implementation of Blockchain technologies like Chain, Corda and Hyperledger Understanding of microservices architecture Recognized expertise in blockchain applications as evidenced by industry participation, publications and/or awards Detailed and verifiable understanding of blockchain architectures including detailed knowledge of how various blockchain platforms differ. Experience with consensus protocols in commonly used languages such as C, C++, Java Experience in building distributed databases, networking protocols, or large-scale transaction systems Experience developing large scale, highly available distributed systems and protocol design Strong knowledge of data structures, algorithms, operating systems, and distributed systems fundamentals. Strong understanding of databases, NoSQL systems, storage and distributed persistence technologies. Experience with some of the following:  Concurrency and synchronization, Common IPC/RPC methods and patterns, Queuing patterns and pipeline design, Messaging systems and patterns, Virtual memory management     What you’ll be doing ------------------------  Work closely with company leadership to define roadmap and extend an existing custom blockchain implementation in Java Write high caliber code on a daily basis to satisfy time sensitive production product development as well as R&D projects Collaborate with CTO, blockchain engineers and math wizards and undertake R&D projects to create novel hybrid solutions to solve problems while maintaining extreme performance requirements without trading off guarantees blockchain provides Help develop blockchain product specs Collaboratively define blockchain systems architecture and best practices Document best practices and act as a knowledgeable resource for blockchain engineering and problem-solving.   Bonus Points For: ------------------------  Sense of humor Published Blockchain-related research Published cryptography research Experience or genuine interest in trading and exchanges Experience in P2P networking A Master’s in Computer Science / Mathematics or equivalent work experience in a field utilizing the same   What You Get: ------------------------  The excitement and fulfillment of solving the biggest problems in the largest markets for top global clients using real blockchain technology Very competitive salary and equity in a well-funded and high growth startup backed by prominent investors Substantial career opportunities and upside to match your passion for what we do 401K Excellent medical, dental and vision insurance coverage Unlimited vacation time SF preferred, remote considered for exceptional candidates only   Why Join OTCXN: ------------------------  You will be working with a team that will have a profound impact at the crossroads of blockchain and capital markets infrastructure. Building world-class disruptive technologies requires vision, persistence, innovation, and a deep belief that nothing is impossible. We are looking for smart people who are not risk adverse and want to build something that will be universally recognized as a world first. We aspire to provide a working environment, culture and leadership team that foster continuous improvement on a daily basis, offering transparency, ownership and integrity.  Join our proven and successful management team in executing one of the most ambitious global projects in the blockchain space.    
OTC Exchange Network San Francisco, CA, USA
Feb 24, 2018
Permanent
If you have a strong passion for blockchain and cryptocurrencies, as well as a desire to do something that has never been done before but still solves specific problems in the largest markets in the world and delivers real product with a real revenue model, we want to hear from you. Required Qualifications ----------------------- * At least 5 years of hands-on experience in core Java and/or C++ (Java as priority but ideally both) * Hands-on experience with developing on at least one backend blockchain codebase, whether proprietary (e.g., Chain) or open source (e.g., Hyperledger) -- not just building apps on top * Strong understanding of the cryptographic principles and data dependencies underpinning blockchain technologies * Experience and understanding of major consensus protocols, asymmetric encryption, Merkle trees, hash functions, key-value database, P2P communication protocols * Experience and understanding of transaction scripting and smart contracts, especially Bitcoin style conditionalized transactions * Understanding of key areas of Blockchain research including data privacy, confidential transactions, side chains and pegging, sharding and other scaling methodologies * Strong sense of ownership, passion to build quality products for massive scale in collaborative, agile environment and excitement to learn Preferred Additional Qualifications ------------------------ * A degree in Computer Science / Mathematics or equivalent work experience in a field utilizing the same subject matter * 5+ years of development experience developing production grade, multi-threaded, enterprise client/server software using Java stack. * Experience contributing to the architecture, design, and implementation of Blockchain technologies like Chain, Corda and Hyperledger * Understanding of microservices architecture * Recognized expertise in blockchain applications as evidenced by industry participation, publications and/or awards * Detailed and verifiable understanding of blockchain architectures including detailed knowledge of how various blockchain platforms differ. * Experience with consensus protocols in commonly used languages such as C, C++, Java * Experience in building distributed databases, networking protocols, or large-scale transaction systems * Experience developing large scale, highly available distributed systems and protocol design * Strong knowledge of data structures, algorithms, operating systems, and distributed systems fundamentals. * Strong understanding of databases, NoSQL systems, storage and distributed persistence technologies. * Experience with some of the following: Concurrency and synchronization, Common IPC/RPC methods and patterns, Queuing patterns and pipeline design, Messaging systems and patterns, Virtual memory management What you'll be doing ------------------------ * Work closely with company leadership to define roadmap and extend an existing custom blockchain implementation in Java * Write high caliber code on a daily basis to satisfy time sensitive production product development as well as R&D projects * Collaborate with CTO, blockchain engineers and math wizards and undertake R&D projects to create novel hybrid solutions to solve problems while maintaining extreme performance requirements without trading off guarantees blockchain provides * Help develop blockchain product specs * Collaboratively define blockchain systems architecture and best practices * Document best practices and act as a knowledgeable resource for blockchain engineering and problem-solving. Bonus Points For: ------------------------ * Sense of humor * Published Blockchain-related research * Published cryptography research * Experience or genuine interest in trading and exchanges * Experience in P2P networking * A Master's in Computer Science / Mathematics or equivalent work experience in a field utilizing the same What You Get: ------------------------ * The excitement and fulfillment of solving the biggest problems in the largest markets for top global clients using real blockchain technology * Very competitive salary and equity in a well-funded and high growth startup backed by prominent investors * Substantial career opportunities and upside to match your passion for what we do * 401K * Excellent medical, dental and vision insurance coverage * Unlimited vacation time * 7 ways to deliver caffeine to your bloodstream * Relaxed company culture * SF preferred, remote considered Why Join OTCXN: ------------------------ You will be working with a team that will have a profound impact at the crossroads of blockchain and capital markets infrastructure. Building world-class disruptive technologies requires vision, persistence, innovation, and a deep belief that nothing is impossible. We are looking for smart people who are not risk adverse and want to build something that will be universally recognized as a world first. We aspire to provide a working environment, culture and leadership team that foster continuous improvement on a daily basis, offering transparency, ownership and integrity. Join our proven and successful management team in executing one of the most ambitious global projects in the blockchain space.