Smart Contract Architect

  • Alkemi
  • Remote (New York, Toronto)
  • Aug 26, 2019
Permanent Software Architect | Blockchain Developer/Engineer | Blockchain Developer/Engineer Smart Contract | Blockchain

Job Description

We're looking for a solidity-fluent Smart Contract Architect with an obsession for open finance. If you frequently experiment and follow Decentralized Finance, and debate with others around scalability, mass adoption, and next-gen open finance regularly occupy brain space, you'll find a home here with us as we shape the way a revolutionary new technology is introduced to new audiences. Every day, you'll collaborate with a world-class team.

Job Description


- Research and drive high-level decisions about Alkemi’s on-chain architecture, incentive structures, and features.
- Spec, implement, test, and audit protocol upgrades and additions
- Work effectively with a high degree of autonomy, within a collaboratively minded team
- Be a steward and influencer of our early engineering culture


- Deep understanding of blockchain technology and crypto-economic protocols
- Knowledge of Solidity, assembly, and the EVM
- Experience with architecture in onchain to offchain systems
- Ability to write very high-quality, well-tested code
- Passion for Open Finance
- Strong communication and collaboration skills
- The ability to learn and adapt to a rapidly evolving tech stack
- Exhibit our core values: do the right thing, consistently ship, and focus on long-term impact
- Must be authorized to work in Canada or United States respectively.


- Knowledge of market structures and exchange related concepts
- Experience with GoLang, NodeJs


- Flexible hours, liberal work-from-home policy, and a supportive remote environment
- Great office locations conveniently located in Brooklyn, New York and Toronto, Canada

Alkemi is dedicated to fostering diversity, inclusion, and belonging in its team and workforce, and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. Alkemi does not make employment or hiring decisions on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender expression or identity, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, pregnancy, citizenship, national origin, or any other basis that is protected by applicable local, state, or federal laws.

Alkemi participated in Techstars' inaugural blockchain accelerator in NYC in spring 2019 and we've made some significant progress on all fronts since then, with our sights set on a main net launch Q1 2020.

- Alkemi provides the non-custodial infrastructure for digital assets to connect with exchanges
- As an onchain solution to settlement, the company is focused on facilitating liquidity from our partners (asset managers & market makers) by deploying a "take" only strategy on our exchange partner's order books
- Alkemi's Open Value Manifesto: Unlocking shared Liquidity for the P2P Economy (Medium link here)
- Traction: The Company became a top 5 Decentralized Finance project earlier this year by total assets with $16m Assets Under Protocol (AUP) committed (and we haven't even launched yet)
- See CoinDesk feature on Alkemi

Notable investors in Alkemi include Outlier Ventures, Techstars and Ripple Labs, among others.

Pay Rate

$70k - $110k