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Paxos

Blockchain Engineer

New York, NY, US

27 September, 2018

Salary

$130K - 185K

Contract type

Full time

Technologies & frameworks

  • backend
  • distributed ledger
  • blockchain
  • financial services
  • go

To sum it up...

Join a leading Distributed Ledger Technology company aiming to revolutionise Capital Markets trade settlement in New York.

Role overview

We’re looking for an experienced blockchain engineer to help us build Bankchain, the distributed systems that will underlie the next generation of global financial markets. You’ll work with a development team to help define and implement the applications used by both our customers and our operations staff, and be front-and-center designing and developing these tools from the ground up. This position will require you to design the document structure for our applications to meet with business requirements. This role is located in Midtown, Manhattan.

What you'll do

  • Design and build back-end functionality on Blockchain
  • Partner with our team to define architecture and best practices
  • Write high-caliber code on a daily basis to satisfy product requirements
  • Document best practices and act as a knowledgeable resource for blockchain engineering problem solving
  • Work cross functionally to ensure alignment and collaboration
  • Bring an entrepreneurial and collaborative spirit to the team
  • Be part of a fast- paced, agile environment

What we're looking for

  • Understanding of Bitcoin, including familiarity with Bitcoin transaction scripting and knowledge of how Bitcoin and various other CryptoCurrencies differ.
  • Previous work with P2P Networking and distributed systems.
  • Understanding of various distributed consensus methodologies (Mining, PoS, Paxos, etc).
  • Understanding of cryptography, including asymmetric (pub/priv key), symmetric, hash functions, encryption/signatures.
  • Experience building applications using any of the following (or similar) languages: Python, C, C++, C#, golang, Rust, Scala, Haskell, Erlang, or Clojure.-Active demonstrable interest in Bitcoin, distributed systems, DHTs or cryptography.

Bonus points

  • Previous work contributing to an open source Bitcoin/Altcoin project.
  • Strong experience with Python implementing and delivering production solutions.
  • Experience contributing meaningfully to one or more Open Source projects.

Location

New York is the most populous city in the US with more than 8 million inhabitants. A lot of immigrants from over 180 countries live in the City. Travelers are usually attracted to its cosmopolitanism and energy. New York consists of five boroughs: Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens, The Bronx, Staten Island. New York is also well-known for its cultural heritage Empire State Building, Central Park and Statue of Liberty. The City is a center for fashion, media, culture, research and a booming tech scene.

The tech scene in New York has changed a lot in recent years. A lot of the initial excitement has worn off and settled into a stable trend of successful businesses. In both 2014 and 2015, a New York City tech company went public with a valuation of over $1 billion. It is now #2 startup ecosystem in the world, with startups raising $11.5 billion in venture capital in 2017. NYC is also the HQ of choice for Spotify, Consensys and WeWork.

Did you know...

  • New York City’s Federal Reserve Bank holds $90 billion in gold
  • 60M tourists visited NYC in 2016
  • More than 800 languages are spoken in New York City, making it the most linguistically diverse city in the world; 4 in 10 households speak a language other than English

Paxos

    Paxos is a financial technology company delivering pioneering blockchain solutions for global financial institutions. Its flagship service is BankchainTM, a next-generation blockchain settlement platform that is transforming post-trade across capital markets. Paxos’ management team is led by CEO and Co-Founder Charles Cascarilla and its board of directors includes former FDIC chair Sheila Bair, former Senator Bill Bradley, former chair of the Financial Accounting Standards Board Robert Herz, former chairman, president & CEO of Lotus Development Corporation Jim Manzi and former NYSE CEO Duncan Niederauer.

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    Engineers who find a new job through Blockchain Works average a 15% increase in salary.

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    Contract type

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    Technologies & frameworks

    • backend
    • distributed ledger
    • blockchain
    • financial services
    • go

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