Popcorn

Popcorn is hiring a
Senior Web3 Engineer

Compensation: $70k - $150k

Remote

Popcorn represents a new paradigm for decentralized finance, where yield generating products simultaneously create real-world impact.

Role

We are looking for a bold, curious engineer with high standards to help us create the smart contracts for Popcorn. You will be responsible for ensuring consistent, high-quality codebases, technical specifications, deployment scripts, and more.

Roadmap

The roadmap in the immediate future includes launching innovative yield optimization products along with our beneficiary governance and grant election platforms (it’s something like Gitcoin where token holders vote periodically for non-profits to receive the fees generated from our products. See our whitepaper for details). Please check out our public roadmap to see what we'll be focusing on in the coming months:

(https://popcorn-network.notion.site/50bbf6edecc9400c80cbed5e9871f082?v=1c2f619e31e34bf8b9607d1fc657696a)

Responsibilities

  • Participate in technical specification design, technical roadmap, and implementation of the Popcorn Protocol
  • Create deployment scripts to enable tests, protocol configuration presets, and production deployments
  • Work with auditors to ensure the quality and safety of the protocol
  • Help shape the direction of systems design by defining high-level architecture, principles, and standards within DeFi
  • Design processes for managing the security of the core Protocol and related applications
  • Perform and assist engineers through code reviews, acceptance testing, bug fixing, and general support
Requirements

  • 1+ years experience with Solidity development
  • Experience with a development suite, such as Hardhat, Dapp, Brownie or Truffle
  • Experience with contract libraries, such as Dappsys and OpenZeppelin
  • A deep understanding of blockchain fundamentals, common vulnerabilities, and the EVM
  • Know when to create abstractions vs. one-off methods
  • An awareness of products and services that leading innovative DeFi projects are offering, and how they are implemented in terms of business logic, technology, systems, and software architecture
  • A desire to keep up with emerging trends in the Ethereum and blockchain technology space
  • Comfortable bridging the strategic objectives of the organization with internal engineering practices
  • Native-level fluency in English (spoken and written)
Nice to Haves

  • Familiarity with the optimistic rollups, ZK rollups, and L2 bridges
  • An understanding of how smart contract data is consumed by frontends
  • Experience writing smart contracts in languages other than Solidity as well (Rust, Vyper, etc)
  • Degree in math or computer science
  • Experience implementing complex math in Solidity
What Popcorn Offers

  • Working for a rapidly expanding global distributed network / protocol
  • Complete immersion into DAOs and Web3
  • Opportunities to further learn about Web3, NFTs, and Crypto
  • Excellent compensation packages and vacation time
If you feel like you would be a good fit for the role, please send an email to us by clicking on Apply Now below and send us the following: 

  1. Your GitHub page and/or your personal website 
  2. A cover letter with an introduction about you and why you think Popcorn is right for you. 

At Popcorn, we strive to create an inclusive environment that empowers our employees. We believe that our products and services benefit from our diverse backgrounds and experiences and are proud to be an equal opportunity employer: all qualified applicants are considered for positions regardless of race, ethnic origin, age, religion or belief, marital status, gender identification, sexual orientation, or physical ability.