Blockchain Engineer

Los Angeles, CA /
Engineering /
Why build in the web 2 world when you can be part of the future?

Developed by Monarch Gaming, Genopets is the world's first Free-to-Play, Move-to-Earn mobile NFT game built on Solana †. 

At Genopets, we make it fun to live an active lifestyle by merging the nurture and evolution of Tamagotchi, with the training and battling of Pokémon and the fitness and social incentives of Strava. Along the way, players earn crypto for staying active in their daily lives.

With over $8.3M raised in our seed round led by premiere gaming and crypto venture capital firms Konvoy Ventures and Pantera Capital, the Genoverse has grown to a community of over 200k people in just the last 6 months. We’re looking for talented dreamers and builders to help us develop and scale our fantastic game, community, and world. 

Learn more about our game here. Keep scrolling to learn more about the role. 

If you understand all the concepts in this statement, seriously consider joining the team. If you don’t, but you’re intrigued, don’t worry—we can teach you. 

The Genopets team is looking for a skilled, passionate Blockchain Engineer to join our team. You will be responsible for owning the programs on our native blockchain, Solana, and working closely with senior leadership on everything from architectural decisions to future roadmap considerations. We are open to all types of candidates from all different backgrounds, but will be upfront: a natural and abiding curiosity about cryptography, blockchain technology, and NFTs is practically a must.

What You'll Do

    • Ideate, design, implement, and deploy programs on the Solana blockchain. You’ll support technical infrastructure and system software components.
    • Work closely with our CTO on core platform architecture and future technical roadmap.
    • Create architecture, designs, processes and documentation that will lead to consistent reliability, scalability, security, and performance of our on-chain applications. 
    • Create deployment scripts and integrations (usually Typescript bindings) for blockchain deployments.
    • Assist in integrating Solana programs with our frontend application
    • Collaborate with the community on protocol needs and development tools.
    • Constantly research the frontier of smart contracts, and think critically about how we can integrate the latest innovations across the crypto ecosystem.

What You'll Need

    • Experience building complex projects from scratch. No minimum for years of experience
    • Proficiency in the following languages and framework: Typescript, Rust and Anchor (Solana)
    • Deep fundamental understanding of how cryptography, blockchain technology, and smart contracts work
    • Familiarity with the Solana blockchain
    • Familiarity with DeFi primitives such as AMM, LP, staking, lockup and governance
    • Some experience with integrating front-end applications with web3
    • Ability to write great code, learn quickly and adapt to new principles and ideas
    • Willingness to be a team player and can work closely with the rest of our team
    • Excitement in solving challenging technical problems

What We Promise

    • Competitive compensation & superb benefits
    • Exciting and fun environment committed to creating truly unique, mission-led products 
    • Opportunities to build, shape & grow an exciting business in a hyper-innovative space
    • Emphasis on mentorship and professional development, plus a ton of growth potential
    • Flexible vacation allowance
    • A team that understands that your success is our success!