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Technical Architect - Governance (Rust)

Remote within
  • GMT (-5/+4 hours)

08 April, 2022

Compensation

Competitive

Remote within

    Timezones
    • GMT (-5/+4 hours)

    Contract type

    Full time
    Remote working

    Technologies & frameworks

    • Software Architecture
    • Blockchain
    • Rust

    Benefits & perks

    • Paid sick days
    • Pension
    • Promote from within
    • Committed to a diverse team
    • Performance bonus
    • 100% remote working
    • Paid time off
    • Tokens
    • Learning & development
    • Health insurance - us employees
    • Healthcare stipend - uk & ireland employees
    • No call fridays
    • Company meetups
    Deliver IOG’s corporate vision for open governance of the Cardano blockchain.

    Role overview

    IO Global is searching for a Technical Architect to join their Governance team. The team is tasked with delivering IOG’s corporate vision for open governance of the Cardano blockchain, ensuring a smooth transition to sustainable blockchain governance by the Cardano community. It will deliver on a number of key workstreams, including Voltaire (open governance), Catalyst (ecosystem management), and other governance priorities that will deliver long-term benefits to IO Global.

    The Technical Architect Lead role will serve to design the core technical components that are needed to support the development of the open governance framework. These components will include blockchain, database, and other tooling, integrated into a public Open Governance API and released as open source software. The architect will work closely with Product, Technical, and other Governance team members to ensure the successful implementation of the Open Governance framework.

    Your mission

    • Support¬†agile¬†software¬†development¬†practices
    • Participate in planning,¬†definition,¬†and high-level design of¬†governance¬†solutions and explore solution alternatives
    • Participate and give technical advice in decisions related to work prioritization
    • Communicate technical details with scientists, researchers, and¬†developers
    • Summarize technical details about proposed solutions to¬†management¬†and business decision-makers
    • Ensure that recommended software engineering principles are followed
    • Enable a¬†continuous¬†delivery¬†of features through appropriate¬†architecture¬†design and established timeline and milestones
    • Define¬†subsystems and their interfaces, allocating clear responsibilities to subsystems
    • Establish and raise awareness of critical non-functional¬†requirements
    • Ensure that our products¬†do not¬†depend on unstable or immature external libraries
    • Select appropriate solutions to problems
    • Be conscious of the costs of¬†architectural¬†decisions and take these costs into account when jointly making important decisions
    • Manage¬†and evolve¬†legacy¬†solutions and integrate with¬†legacy¬†technology when appropriate
    • Acquire a deep technical understanding of problems and solution spaces
    • Maintain a firm and updated grasp of CS and Engineering techniques
    • Know the limitations of your¬†own¬†knowledge and experience to know when to learn more and when to look for outside expertise
    • Provide technical guidance and support to software¬†engineers.

    Requirements

    Your expertise

    • A Degree in¬†Computer¬†Science/Engineering
    • A minimum of 2-3 years of industrial/commercial¬†development
    • A minimum of 1 year as a technical¬†architect
    • A minimum of 1 year as¬†leader¬†of a software¬†development¬†team
    • Practical experience with¬†Agile¬†software¬†development¬†methods
    • Experience working with¬†Git¬†and¬†Git¬†workflow
    • Knowledge of¬†functional¬†and object-oriented programming paradigms
    • Experience working together with scientists, researchers, and formal methods¬†specialists
    • Knowledge of selected programming languages (eg¬†Haskell,¬†Javascript,¬†Rust,¬†Scala)
    • Proven aptitude in written and oral communication, organization and problem-solving
    • Implementation expertise
    • Software Design expertise
    • Experience in¬†documenting¬†and explaining designs
    • Relevant technical¬†background¬†would be¬†ideal¬†- eg¬†blockchain.

    Benefits

    Location

    IOG is a fully distributed organization and therefore this is a remote position. Due to team distribution we are ideally searching for someone in a Europe/America time zone.

    All Colleagues

    • Flexible schedule
    • Remote work - ability to work anywhere
    • Laptop reimbursement
    • New starter package to buy hardware essentials (headphones,¬†monitor,¬†etc)
    • Learning &¬†Development¬†opportunities
    • Competitive PTO and Sick Leave plan

    US Employees

    • Medical, Dental, and Vision benefits coverage through Anthem with 100% premium cost covered by¬†IO¬†Global for the employee and dependents
    • Health Savings Account
    • Life Insurance

    UK Employees

    • Monthly Health Stipend to use towards any wellness or medical coverage/service
    • Pension
    • 250+
    • Singapore

    Founded in 2015, IO Global is one of the world‚Äôs pre-eminent blockchain research and engineering companies, best known for the Cardano blockchain platform. We are a fully decentralized, remote-working organization committed to the highest principles of academic rigour and evidence-based software development. The company builds high-assurance blockchain products for public and private sector clients. Our goal is simple ‚Äď to fuel our drive to be best in class by giving you the opportunity, resources and support to deliver your finest work to date. You‚Äôll work with some exceptionally talented and friendly individuals who are always open to new ideas and ways of working. IO Global is an advocate of decentralized remote working, with more than 700 people working in more than 60 countries. Everyone has a different skill set, a different culture, and is at a different stage in their life. We aim to make collaboration between diverse people fun, exciting, and always rewarding. Many companies say they ‚Äėthink outside the box‚Äô ‚Äď for IO Global it‚Äôs more, ‚Äėwe think outside the geography‚Äô.

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    Compensation

    Competitive

    Remote within

      Timezones
      • GMT (-5/+4 hours)

      Contract type

      Full time
      Remote working

      Technologies & frameworks

      • Software Architecture
      • Blockchain
      • Rust

      Benefits & perks

      • Paid sick days
      • Pension
      • Promote from within
      • Committed to a diverse team
      • Performance bonus
      • 100% remote working
      • Paid time off
      • Tokens
      • Learning & development
      • Health insurance - us employees
      • Healthcare stipend - uk & ireland employees
      • No call fridays
      • Company meetups

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