Sr. Protocol Engineer (Rust)

Engineering /
1 Month Contract-to-Full Time /
We are seeking a core Protocol Engineer to help implement the Subspace Network, a radically decentralized, next-generation blockchain written in Rust, using the Substrate framework. Subspace employs a novel proof-of-storage consensus algorithm and a decoupled execution framework, which allows it to scale far beyond existing blockchains, without sacrificing security or decentralization. Subspace Labs is an early-stage, venture-backed startup with a globally distributed team. To learn more visit our website and read the technical whitepaper.

Your Responsibilities:

    • Become a leading contributor and core maintainer of the Subspace Network
    • Implement a series of novel consensus, execution, and scalability proposals
    • Maintain the highest standards of distributed open-source software development including modular design, comprehensive testing, proper documentation, and responsive support

Key Requirements:

    • Experience with current blockchain technologies and landscape
    • Theoretical background in distributed systems, such as consensus algorithms, as well as cryptographic fundamentals
    • Strong Rust programming skills are required, including experience with production-ready code
    • Experience working with large open-source codebases

Bonus Experience:

    • Familiarity with Substrate and the Polkadot ecosystem
    • Experience implementing blockchain consensus protocols
    • A passion for decentralized, peer-to-peer systems and Web3 technologies
What We Offer

𐄁 The ability to work from anywhere in the world
𐄁 A competitive salary with generous equity and token grants
𐄁 Medical, dental, and vision insurance (US-based only)
𐄁 A unique opportunity to shape the future of the internet
𐄁 Team off-sites in various locations around the globe