About prePO 🔮
prePO is an upcoming decentralized trading platform allowing anyone to gain synthetic exposure to any pre-IPO company or pre-token crypto project.
Our mission is to democratize pre-public investing - transforming a world of financial exclusion into a world of permissionless access. 🌎
The Dream Team 💫
At prePO, we are building a fully-remote, globally-distributed dream team. Like a professional sports team, we want every player on the field to be a superstar in their position and play extremely effectively with others.
We are also backed by world-class investors ($3.2M in funding to date), including founders from Gnosis, 1inch, Illuvium, Alchemix, Zapper, and more!
Our Values 💝
At prePO, the following team values describe the people we want to work with (and the people you would want to work with too!):
Autonomy: being proactive, resourceful, and making decisions in prePO’s best interest
Passion: working with enthusiasm and positivity, and being personally motivated by prePO’s mission
Radical Candor: sharing feedback directly and empathetically
High Standards: setting and raising a high bar for yourself and others
Acceleration: moving fast and speeding up our timeline
Simplicity: seeking out the simplest solutions
Incrementalism: delivering value via incremental iterations
Focus: being laser-focused on high-priority, high-impact tasks that work us towards achieving prePO’s mission
Results: valuing results achieved, rather than time or effort spent
Innovation: embracing creativity, and leading the industry with forward-thinking ideas
Unity: bonding, celebrating, and collaborating as a diverse and synergistic dream team
Effective Altruism: a desire to do good in the most effective ways possible
The Role 💻
prePO is looking for a Smart Contract Engineer to take ownership over the development of novel DeFi-related smart contracts.
You will have the opportunity to:
Drive high-level decisions about the prePO smart contract architecture
Write well-documented, performant, clean, and re-usable Solidity code
Collaborate with designers, frontenders, and other developers
Work at a rapid pace with a large amount of ownership and autonomy
The ideal candidate will have solid smart contract proficiency, strong technical leadership, a keen understanding of financial concepts, and a consistent track record of solving critical engineering problems.
The Ideal Candidate 🏅
Our ideal candidate will:
have 4+ years experience as a Software Engineer
have 2+ years experience as Solidity Smart Contract Engineer
have an advanced knowledge of Git, GitHub, TypeScript, Hardhat
have significant experience writing comprehensive smart contract test suites
have a strong working knowledge of Solidity design patterns and Solidity security best practices
have significant experience collaborating within an engineering team and reviewing code
have exceptional technical communication skills (written and verbal)
have an in-depth knowledge of economics, finance, and the financial sector
have an in-depth and up-to-date practical knowledge of the DeFi (and broader crypto) landscape
We are committed to fostering diversity and inclusiveness within our organization, and we strongly encourage candidates of all backgrounds to apply.
Note that we cannot offer visa sponsorships at this time.
Benefits & Perks 🎁
Competitive pay + token allocation
Fully-remote work with flexible working hours
Work on the bleeding edge of DeFi and crypto
Learn from other senior high-performing team members
Team game nights + off-sites + sponsored conference trips
Learning/development budget + subscriptions budget (Spotify/Audible/Discord)
Team-exclusive prePO merch + team-exclusive prePO profile theme NFT
Join a force for good - prePO has made a pledge to dedicate at least 2% of time, product, and profit towards charity
Our Hiring Process 📝
Our interview process takes place via Zoom and generally consists of the following stages:
Recruiter call (20-30 minutes)
Screen call with a team member (30 minutes)
In-depth practical interview (45-60 minutes)
If you require any accommodations for the interview process, please let the recruiter know upon initial outreach and we’ll do our best to provide assistance.
If you are hired, you will be working directly for the prePO DAO, with payments made monthly in USDC stablecoins.
We look forward to your application!