Software Engineer – Blockchain, Java, Ground-Floor, Algorithms & Mathematics


Why should I apply here?

  • An early-stage startup
  • Funded by one of the largest VC firms in the U.S.
  • Founders are well known and experts in this domain
  • Opportunity to be one of the initial hires on the software development team
  • Chance to mold a growing organization and assist in establishing its culture


What will I be doing?

  • Developing ground-floor technology, a software platform designed to build distributed applications using the power of the cloud
  • Developing various aspects of the new Blockchain-like platform.
  • Developing sample web, mobile, and embedded applications to demonstrate value and strength of the platform
  • Assisting third-party developers in the development of a wide range of applications based on the platform


What skills/experience do I need?

  • B.S., M.S. in Computer Science or a related field
  • Knowledge of computer science fundamentals such as concurrency, performance optimization, and reusability
  • Solid background in algorithm design and development
  • Proficiency with Java, including knowledge of ecosystem of libraries and tools (also open to Python or other languages)
  • Familiarity with high-performance architectural systems and design patterns
  • Experience developing libraries and platforms for use and deployment by application developers
  • Commitment to strong engineering principles and processes aimed at developing simple, modular, and high-quality code


What will make my résumé stand out?

  • Degree in Computer Science from a top twenty university program
  • Senior-level experience with architectural design (also open to someone with 3-5 years of experience)
  • Familiarity with and interest in mathematical concepts, principles, and techniques
  • Deep knowledge of and experience with the Java VM, covering its strengths and weaknesses
  • Familiarity with test-driven software development processes and continuous integration tools and systems
  • Experience with cryptocurrency, blockchain, and/or distributed applications


Location: Remote (with an eventual office in North Dallas)


Citizenship: U.S. citizens and those authorized to work in the U.S. are encouraged to apply. This company is currently unable to provide sponsorship (e.g., H1-B).


Salary: 90 – 150k + Bonus Plan + Stock Equity


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