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Senior Backend Engineer

Flashbots

Remote worldwide

Posted 2 days ago

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

Tech stack

  • Geth

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

We’re looking for experienced Backend engineers to:

Bringing life to our core products (as well as the efforts of our research org) means you’ll need to be a capable self-starter who enjoys learning new things in motion and approaches hard problems with a builder mentality.


Responsibilities

  • Contributing to the development of Flashbots products, such as MEV-BoostSuave & others
  • Writing and orchestrating technical documentation/diagrams for public consumption
  • Build and maintain public API services as well as developer-friendly tools for Flashbots ecosystem (searchers, integration partners, and end-users)
  • Advance the user experience by building and scaling relevant tools
  • Collaborating with research org/team on technical challenges
  • implementing well-thought-out unit or integration tests
  • Engaging with the community on technical issues


Qualifications

  • Expertise in production-grade software development using Go, Rust, Python, or TypeScript
  • Comfortable with async contributing, both collaboratively and self-sufficiently
  • Flexible, accountable, and focused on high-impact solutions
  • T-Shaped capabilities


Nice-to-haves

  • Experienced Golang background working on production systems
  • Experience with Ethereum, Geth or other Ethereum clients
  • Worked with Solidity or other smart contract languages
  • Contributed to open-source work/projects

What makes you a perfect
candidate for this role

  • Language skills:

    English

    intermediate

Compensation

Competitive

Contract type

Full time

Visa sponsorship

Not provided

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