Sr. Decentralized Systems Engineer - Blockchain

  • BlockchainCareerbuilders
  • Sausalito, CA or Seattle, WA or Remote
  • Sep 23, 2018
Permanent Developer/Engineer | Blockchain

Job Description

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: Yes H1b
Salary: $140k - $160K / year
Other compensation: Equity, Tokens
Relocation: No

BlockchainCareerbuilders, the leading blockchain recruiting agency, is seeking a Distributed  Systems Engineer 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 decentralisation 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

Pay Rate

$140k - $160K / year