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Senior Blockchain Software Engineer : 20-00232
Ref No.: 20-00232
Category: Software Engineering
Location: Foster City, California
Primary Skills:  Blockchain, Cryptocurrency, infrastructure, payment systems 
Duration: 06+ Months      
Contract Type: W2/C2C

  • Software development focused on blockchain technologies, optimize internal data structures, write cryptographic algorithms, cryptographic key management and protocol specifications.
  • R&D to help assess and choose the right blockchain technology for the business problem.
  • Identify blockchain protocol challenges and propose efficient and scalable solutions
  • Design and maintain integration interfaces for wider ecosystem integration.
  • Work closely with operations and infrastructure to build high scale backend services
  • Understand and performance test the APIs, abstractions and integration patterns to solve challenging distributed computing problem.
Basic Qualifications: 
  • Bachelor's or Master's degree in Computer Science or Computer Engineering.
  • 5+ years of Software Development experience.
  • Blockchain and cryptocurrency enthusiast.
Preferred Qualifications : 
  • Experience in payments and financial services compliance, regulatory governance, payments ecosystems, payment processing flows.
  • In-depth knowledge of blockchain technologies, distributed ledgers and crypto currencies.
  • Solid understanding of smart contracts and experience authoring smart contracts for exchange of fiat currency with crypto currencies, using Solidity, Vyper, Rust, GoLang or other competing technologies.
  • Experience developing and managing cryptocurrency wallet products.
  • In-depth knowledge of Blockchain and crypto-currency ecosystems, including evolving crypto currencies and national digital currencies.
  • Knowledge of Hyperledger fabric is a plus.
  • Strong backend programming, using either GoLang or Java.
  • Working familiarity with the entire software development lifecycle including version control, build process, testing, and code release
  • Open source experience is a plus
  • Motivated and fast learner to solve complex problems using blockchain technologies.
       To follow up with any questions, please contact Monika @ 408-907-6415
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