Senior Core Engineer (San Francisco)
Interested in helping us change the world of payments forever? Stellar is looking for a talented, experienced, and hands-on core engineer to join our team. In this role you’ll be designing, building, and implementing the core systems behind a disruptive blockchain solution for cross-border payments on a global scale.
- Design and build key components of Stellar Core - the backbone behind the Stellar Network
- Design and develop robust, scalable, extensible applications and developer-facing platform technologies.
- Build back-end services that power our APIs
- Continuously test and refine components of the Stellar Network
- Design new architectures and subsystems, working with the CTO and other senior engineers
- Help to hit critical product milestones by writing clean, maintainable code
- Help communicate and implement best practices for core engineering
- Identify and resolve performance bottlenecks
- Author detailed technical feature specifications
- Participate in design and code reviews
- 4+ years real-world experience developing software
- Strong experience with C++ 11 in a production environment
- Amazing communication skills with the ability to lead technical discussions
- Experience building components that are reusable, extensible, and modular
- Knowledge of best practices and development tools
- Passion for performance debugging and benchmarking
- Enthusiasm for working on a small, growing team in a startup environment
- BS or MS in Computer Science or equivalent field
- Direct experience with designing and implementing distributed systems
- Strong curiosity in blockchain technologies and cryptocurrencies
Stellar's aim is to be a global platform. To build that platform, we need the widest possible diversity within our team. We look for smart, empathetic, and humble team members to bring a variety of viewpoints to the table. And FUN. Did we mention fun?
Who we are:
The Stellar network is an open payment platform that allows individuals, businesses, and institutions anywhere in the world to send money in any currency at a very low cost. Stellar's goal is to transform financial systems by making money as easy to send as an email. The Stellar network is a peer-to-peer distributed global database, often referred to as blockchain technology. We have chosen to keep our code open-source in order to promote an inclusive software ecosystem that anyone can build upon and use. At Stellar, we don’t care what school you went to; we care about what you did. Send us your Github or portfolio and show us what you can do!