Senior Smart Contracts Engineer

San Francisco /
Engineering /
Contract or Full-Time
Fully-remote position | #LI-Remote

ABOUT AVALANCHE

Avalanche is an open-source platform for launching decentralized finance applications and enterprise blockchain deployments in one interoperable, highly scalable ecosystem. Developers who build on Avalanche can easily create powerful, reliable, and secure applications and custom blockchain networks with complex rulesets or build on existing private or public subnets.

ABOUT AVA LABS

Ava Labs makes it simple to launch finance applications using blockchain technology–with highly scalable and efficient networks, customizable public and private blockchains, the capability to create any digital asset, and more. We are empowering people to build an open, simple, and democratic internet of finance that enables the world to have a more prosperous future.

Ava Labs was founded by Cornell computer scientists who brought on talent from Wall Street to execute their vision. The company has received funding from Andreessen Horowitz, Initialized Capital, and Polychain Capital, with angel investments from Balaji Srinivasan and Naval Ravikant.

WHAT WILL YOU DO

    • Develop and deploy decentralized applications, smart contracts, protocols, lending applications, trading applications, and more (see https://defipulse.com/defi-list/ for a list of examples)
    • Ensure code quality and software reliability through automated test implementations and processes
    • Implement, maintain and troubleshoot tools and SDKs
    • Participate in automated deployment and operations of multiple blockchain networks
    • Assist with the integration of existing tools and services
    • Create high quality software documentation and other written assets to document and explain the system design and how the system functions

WHAT WILL YOU BRING

    • 4+ years of full stack web development (APIs, client-facing apps)
    • Strong with JavaScript or TypeScript or NodeJS
    • Familiar with React
    • Ability to write smart contracts using Solidity
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, must be fluent in English
    • Ability to work independently in a fast very paced work environment
    • Strong interest or experience in the cryptocurrency, decentralized finance space
    • BS or higher degree in Computer Science preferred