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Total Compensation Value: $120k - $300k (Salary + equity)
Time zones: GMT 9am - 5pm
NOTE: Actual offer will vary based on applicant location/cost of living, skillsets, and level of relevant experience
About the company:
Silent Protocol architects and boosts the growth of the next phase of complaint zero-knowledge privacy across web3. You will get to work, learn and grow with an experienced team supported by incredible partnerships and committed investments from developers, and thought leaders deeply passionate about the decentralization ecosystem.
We are backed by +15 web3 angles and +20 web3 leading VCs.
About the role:
We are looking for an exceptional full-stack engineer to join our team and work closely with our CTO and other developers to build zero-knowledge infrastructure and products to ensure our rapid growth and continued innovation in this exciting space!
This role will also have the opportunity to work on confidential/special projects and continue innovating in this exciting space!
Experience with blockchain, zksnarks, solidity, and Web3 is required.
What to expect:
Make a HUGE impact by helping to bring ideas to reality as a core member of a lean, passionate, and friendly team
Take ownership of the product and take charge of your department
Architecture and design of distributed protocols with an emphasis on security, performance, and scalability
Write, deploy, and test smart contracts and maintain them in production
Develop and own best practices for protocol upgrades and versioning across different networks
Collaborate with engineering, product, and design on the user-facing applications built around our smart contract protocols
Mentor other engineers in in-depth Solidity/EVM topics and best practices
Stay up to date with the latest Solidity releases, developer tooling, and exploits
Work with the latest Zero Knowledge toolings and work in the advancement of the zk field
What we’re looking for:
Minimum 4 years of professional experience in software development
2+ years of smart contract development including production deployments of original, non-trivial protocols and related security audits
Passion for writing concise, performant, and extensible code to create reliable and scalable products
Extensive experience with Git & Github
Extreme proficiency with Solidity and the EVM
Experience designing distributed protocols
Experience designing, building, testing, deploying, and maintaining high-traffic smart contracts
Experience building and managing a protocol with significant TVL is a plus
Ability to balance shipping quickly with building a stable infrastructure
With a hustler mentality, founding a company or building side projects is a plus!
Strong knowledge of Node.js
Strong expertise in JavaScript/ES6/typescript
Good understanding of the HTTP stack
Experience designing, building, extending, and implementing APIs
Familiarity with cloud services, job queues, message brokers, container technologies, and microservice architectures
Strong problem-solving and troubleshooting skills
Someone who advocates for and understands how to incrementally refactor code to continually improve a codebase while ensuring that the systems are designed to scale.
Strong coding practices including peer code reviews, unit testing, and a preference for agile development
Strong technical and non-technical communication abilities, both verbal and written
Bonus points for:
BS/MS in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Maths, or another related technical field.
Experience implementing complex math in Solidity
Experience with React, Redux, and other frontend technologies
Previous experience in a start-up environment
Experience using CI/CD | Continuous Integration / Continuous Deployment systems
Previous experience in a highly scaled, major tech company
Experience working with and building structures to extract, transform, and load blockchain transaction data
Experience with writing ETL processes
A deep understanding of the Ethereum Virtual Machine
What we’re offering:
Competitive salary (+ equity) in an exciting space driving disruptive innovation
The opportunity to accelerate our growing organization
A remote work environment with competitive benefits and holidays
Crypto native colleagues that want to change the world!
7 additional company holidays, including an all-company week-long winter break
Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance for US-based employees
Agile working environment with flexible working hours and location, career advancement, and competitive compensation package
We arrange social activities to help our employees become familiar with each other and our culture
If you’re convinced you are the right fit and you can’t wait to join our team, we look forward to hearing from you!
Once you’ve applied, please be patient :)
Don’t meet every single requirement?
Studies have shown that people of color, women, and nonbinary are less likely to apply to jobs unless they meet every single qualification. At Silent we are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive, and authentic workplace, so if you’re excited about this role but your experience doesn’t align perfectly with every qualification in the job description, we encourage you to apply anyways.
You may be just the right candidate for this or other roles.

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