Blockchain Protocol Engineer - Polygon
Blockchain Protocol Engineer - Polygon

Blockchain Protocol Engineer - Polygon

Job Category
Engineering
Commitment
Full-time
Location
Remote

Polygon is looking to hire a Blockchain Protocol Engineer to join the team.

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Polygon is the leading platform for Ethereum scaling and infrastructure development. Its growing suite of products offers developers easy access to all major scaling and infrastructure solutions: L2 solutions (ZK Rollups and Optimistic Rollups), sidechains, hybrid solutions, stand-alone and enterprise chains, data availability solutions, and more. Polygon’s scaling solutions have seen widespread adoption with 20,000+ applications hosted, 1B+ total transactions processed, :140M+ unique user addresses, and $5B+ in assets secured.

Who are we?

Trapesys is a Blockchain Protocol solutions studio working in close collaboration with Polygon.

The project you will be working on is Polygon Edge (Technical DocsLanding pageGitHub repo), a blockchain node software for spinning up standalone private/public blockchains and you will be closely collaborating with other projects within the Polygon ecosystem.

Polygon Edge is an integral part of Polygon’s offering of scaling solutions with the mission to become the gateway and the standard for building the multi-chain future.

The purpose

We are looking for a Blockchain Protocol Engineer who has deep understanding of blockchain technology and experience in protocol level blockchain development (cosmos-sdk, go-ethereum, custom node implementations). You will have the opportunity to expand your existing expertise and knowledge of blockchain protocols.

Job description

Your main focus will be the Polygon Edge, an open-source modular blockchain development framework built for engineers who want to create their own blockchains. The framework allows for the creation of both secured chains (Layer-2 blockchains) and standalone Ethereum sidechains.

Polygon Edge is an integral part of Polygon’s offering of scaling solutions with the mission to become the gateway and the standard for building the multi-chain future.

Responsibilities

  • Concise, clear and tested pull requests
  • Open and clear communication with the open-source community
  • Participating in code-reviews
  • Conducting research
  • Writing specification and research documents and assessing others’
  • Participating in the onboarding process
  • Rapid prototyping and benchmarking of different implementations
  • Structured and deliberate approach to solving problems
  • Autonomously proposing and specifying changes and improvements to current processes and systems
  • Keeping track of latest blockchain technical trends and continuous learning

Requirements

  • A deep understanding of blockchain technology
  • Experience working with distributed/replicated systems or large microservice architectures
  • A broad knowledge or usage experience of web3 technologies, including Enterprise blockchain usage, smart-contract protocols, L1 solutions
  • Technical knowledge and engineering experience to be able to participate in any high-level discussion of technical solutions with the engineering team
  • Expertise in Go and Solidity programming languages
  • You are not a stranger to researching Computer Science papers and articles
  • A solid understanding of digital cryptography

Optional

  • Implementation, research or experience in usage of Zero Knowledge Proofs

Why Trapesys?

  • An ambitious employer working on cutting-edge tech projects
  • Transparent salary model and clear expectations for promotions
  • Autonomy in tactical execution, support in strategic planning
  • An opportunity to work and chill from some of our coworking and workshop spaces, if you wish
  • Flexible working hours
  • No limit paid vacation policy
  • Growing education library (books, webinars, wikis, courses)
  • Paid trips to conferences, workshops, and other educational events (business trips included)
  • Work together, Play together events - single-day gatherings. Usually once per month, and somewhere off-screen.

Benefits

  • Work from anywhere (Remote first)
  • Flexible working hours
  • Flexible vacation policy
  • Competitive Salary

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