Senior Rust Engineer - Tooling

Engineering /
Full-Time /
Why Fuel?

Think of Fuel as a high-performance blockchain Operating System, that provides high throughput without sacrificing decentralization or security. Our platform serves as a comprehensive Rollup OS tailored for the Ethereum network, simplifying the development process for builders around the world.

Fuel VM is parallelized, state minimized and highly interoperable. It combines UTXO’s, Parallelization, Asset Oriented Design, Security, and Interoperability, to create one package which is optimized to solve for the world of Ethereum Rollups.

In short, all the existing limitations when building DeFi protocols are being solved by Fuel.

What We Do
In 2019, we began with the debut of Fuel V1, our first major step toward enhancing Ethereum’s scalability, and since then we've grown to offer a complete Rollup Operating System. We create innovative technologies like the Fuel Virtual Machine, and Sway—a programing language designed specifically for blockchains—that together form a robust environment for developers, with relentless focus on usability. These tools are part of our commitment to optimize and expand Ethereum's potential, for all its users.

Who We Are
The team comprises 75 professionals, including builders formerly from well-known Web3 organizations such as Consensys, Polygon, Polkadot and Ethereum. Our contributors works remotely, hailing from diverse locations globally, and we value curiosity, passion, and accountability in our collaborative efforts.

About This Role

Fuel Labs is seeking a passionate and experienced Senior Rust Engineer to join our Tooling team.

The ideal candidate will have a strong background in Rust development and a proven track record of contributing to blockchain tooling projects. We are looking for someone who can demonstrate a high level of activity and engagement on GitHub, showcasing their ability to write high-quality code, provide valuable feedback through code reviews, and collaborate effectively with team members.

If you are a passionate Rust engineer with a strong interest in blockchain technology and a desire to make a significant impact in the development of cutting-edge tooling, we would love to hear from you. Ideal candidates will provide examples of how they have innovatively used Rust in blockchain tooling to solve complex problems or enhance the functionality of existing systems.

Please submit your resume, along with links to your GitHub profile and any relevant projects or contributions.


    • 5+ years of professional Rust experience
    • Previous experience with blockchain tooling frameworks such as Hardhat, Foundry, or Truffle
    • Strong understanding of blockchain concepts and technologies
    • Proven track record of active contributions on GitHub, including:
    • High frequency of commits, issues, pull requests, and code reviews
    • Providing detailed and constructive feedback on pull requests, going beyond simple approvals
    • Creating well-structured and informative GitHub issues that clearly outline problems and propose solutions
    • Writing clear and concise pull request descriptions that explain the purpose, scope, and testing instructions
    • Excellent problem-solving and communication skills
    • Ability to work collaboratively in a fast-paced environment


    • Develop and maintain tooling infrastructure for the Fuel blockchain platform
    • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to identify and prioritize tooling requirements
    • Write clean, efficient, and well-tested Rust code
    • Conduct thorough code reviews and provide meaningful feedback to team members
    • Investigate and resolve complex technical issues
    • Actively contribute to the improvement of development processes and best practices
    • Stay up-to-date with the latest advancements in blockchain technology and tooling

Nice to have

    • Previous experience with compilers and language design
    • Familiarity with Ethereum and smart contract development
    • Contributions to open-source projects in the blockchain space
    • A background in Philosophy
Join Us!
Fuel is a place of innovation and connection—not just online, but in person. We regularly gather to share insights and strengthen our team dynamics, ensuring our passion for innovation translates into real-world solutions.

If you're ready to contribute to making Ethereum more user-friendly and efficient for developers and users alike, we encourage you to apply, and explore how your talents can contribute to our mission.

Are you prepared to shape the future of Ethereum? Discover your role at Fuel, and join us in this unprecedented adventure.