Solana Foundation is hiring a
Web3 Software Engineer, Games (Japan)

Compensation: $200k - $225k *

Location: Japan

Who We Are

The Solana Foundation is a non-profit foundation based in Zug, Switzerland, dedicated to the adoption, decentralization, and security of the Solana network. The Solana Foundation is working to realize a world where individuals own their data, use permissionless networks, and transfer information freely around the world.

What We Do

The Ecosystem Engineering team is a horizontal team of strategically deployed engineers that live at the intersection of business, technology, and innovation in the Solana ecosystem. We support teams small and large by providing technical guidance, architecture review, and maximize our leverage by driving adoption of technical public goods through code and coordination.

Like developing games? How about hundreds of games? Game studios from the biggest to the smallest are making great games on Solana, and this role is here to facilitate that development. If you’re looking to join a fast paced, problem solving environment at the center of blockchain infrastructure, cryptocurrency, and great gaming experiences, then read on!

To be successful in this role

You will:

  • Develop, maintain, and support open source tooling and SDKs for popular game engines such as Unity and Unreal

  • Main focuses are on account management, inventory database integrations, interoperability. These will be open source tools, guides, and templates that will enables games and game service providers to interface with Solana 

  • Interact effectively with other team members and game studios building on the Solana network.

You ideally have: 

  • 3+ years of experience in game development in Unity and/or Unreal

  • Experience managing gaming database connections, game tools, building APIs / SDKs

  • The ability to write scripts to improve monitoring and automation

  • A special interest in making fun games that happen to use blockchain technologies (a ton of them!) 

  • C# or C++ expertise (pref both)

Bonus points:

  • Familiarity with Rust / JavaScript / TypeScript (especially in the context of the Solana core protocol and RPC)

  • Experience with smart contract-enabled blockchains like Solana, Ethereum, or Cosmos

  • Experience as an open source contributor

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Compensation: $200k - $225k *

Location: Japan

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