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Lead Architect

Flashbots

Remote worldwide

Posted 3 months ago

Join us to help solve hard problems that have asymmetric impact and strike at the core of crypto.

Tech stack

  • Rust

Flashbots is a research and development organization working on mitigating the negative externalities of Maximal Extractable Value (MEV) and avoiding the existential risks MEV could cause to stateful blockchains like Ethereum. Our primary focus is to enable a permissionlesstransparent, and sustainable ecosystem for MEV, via a three-pronged approach:

  • Illuminate: Bringing transparency to MEV activity.
  • Democratize: Democratizing access to MEV revenue.
  • Distribute: Enabling sustainable distribution of MEV revenue.



About the Role


As a Lead Architect at Flashbots, you will play a critical role in unlocking key products on the Flashbots roadmap. Your responsibilities will include analyzing solution trade-offs, designing prototypes, formalizing architectural decisions, providing technical leadership, supporting implementation where needed, and collaborating with researchers and engineers to develop innovative products such as MEV-Share, and Suave.


Responsibilities


In addition to the outline above, as the Lead Architect you will:

  • Partner closely with Flashbots product, research, and engineering teams to design product prototypes, diagrams, and technical explainers for Flashbots products
  • Review code and other technical proposals and provide feedback to other team members
  • Stay apprised of the latest technical developments in blockchain and MEV
  • Evaluate, document, and educate others on the design space and implementation trade-offs for various solutions


Qualifications


  • 8+ years of blockchain and software architectural design and implementation
  • Expertise in production-grade software development using Go, Rust, Python, or TypeScript
  • Advanced command of blockchain infrastructure and architectural designs and solutions
  • Strong communication and collaboration abilities in a remote environment
  • Experience leading and mentoring other engineers
  • Exceptional problem-solving and critical-thinking skills

Nice to Have


  • Designed architectural solutions across the MEV supply chain, order flow auction solutions, privacy, and cryptographic primitives, or related MEV solutions.

What makes you a perfect
candidate for this role

  • 8+

    years of commercial experience
  • Language skills:

    English

    intermediate

Compensation

Competitive

Role type

Full time

Visa sponsorship

Not provided

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