Senior/Principal Software Engineer
Algorand builds technology that accelerates the convergence between decentralized and traditional finance. At Algorand, we have a vision where everyone creates and exchanges value efficiently, transparently and securely. Our employees play a critical role in executing on this vision with their ability to think beyond, have courage in all they do, succeed together, and tackle hard problems creatively.
We are looking for Software Engineers to play an important role in the development and implementation of Algorand’s blockchain and cryptocurrency products. Your ideas and your innovation will help shape the new blockchain and cryptocurrency ecosystem of tomorrow. The current suite of projects are implemented in Go and will be open-sourced.
This is an opportunity for someone who is genuinely excited by new technologies and has a passion for building products that will serve millions of users. You will be working on a fast-paced, rapidly growing, high-profile project with a significant opportunity for industry-level impact on emerging blockchain and cryptocurrency technologies.
Requirements & Qualifications
- Devise innovative ideas for solving hard technical problems involving distributed systems, scale and security and translate these ideas into technical designs and implementation
- Be a hands-on coder applying the best industry standards for code health, security, scalability, and robustness
- Be a key part of an inclusive environment that fosters collaboration and creativity both internally and externally
Algorand is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. For individuals with disabilities who would like to request an accommodation during the interview process, please advise your recruiter.
- Bachelor’s in Computer Science or a related technical field (level and depth of responsibilities will be adjusted for Master’s/PhD in Computer Science or a related technical field)
- Five-plus years of experience working on and shipping complex applications as part of a team; advanced education will be considered (in extraordinary cases)
- Experience in any of the following: distributed systems, secure coding, network coding, performance optimizations
- Experience with one or more general purpose programming languages including but not limited to: Go, Java, C/C++, C#, and Rust
- Experience contributing to major open source software projects will be considered favorably
- Experience as a technical influencer for highly scalable distributed system designs preferred