Connext is building the future of value transfer on the internet. We believe in the power of decentralized networks to transform finance and put value back into the hands of individuals. We think this becomes possible when everyday users can exchange value effortlessly between disparate cryptosystems. We're a small, technical team working at the confluence of distributed systems, game theory, and cryptography. We're funded by grants from the Ethereum Foundation and backed by some of the top investors in the space, including Polychain Capital, Consensys Ventures, 1kx, and others.
We're looking for a talented, self-driven Senior Protocol Engineer who can help build the interoperability layer of Ethereum. This is a full time, 100% remote opportunity to work with talented crypto team members located all over the world!
Develop, maintain, and deploy smart contracts with an emphasis on security.
Contribute to our security posture by leading security assessments, threat modeling, internal audits, bug bounty programs, etc.
Involvement with a roadmap, technical architecture, and prioritization.
Involvement in design documentation, specifications, and code reviews.
Participate in reviewing and accepting code contributions from open-source developers and community members.
Keep up to date with open source products to see what infrastructure can be leveraged
Collaborate with the engineering team to educate them on optimal design patterns for scaling our technology to millions of users with security in mind.
Extensive experience with Solidity and Typescript.
Experience with writing and deploying smart contracts in highly adversarial environments.
Experience building and maintaining highly secure software and shipping new products with strong reliability guarantees.
Hands on experience in security and auditing in a production environment with one or more of: public blockchains; consensus protocols; large-scale distributed systems; high availability, and real-time systems; applied cryptography; compilers; any other equivalent / adjacent technology
Past experience with web3 security preferred.
A drive to be constantly learning - much of what we're working on is groundbreaking technology and requires having an investigative, growth mindset to succeed in.
Interest in interoperability and understanding of Connext value proposition
What We Offer:
- The opportunity to make your mark on a quickly growing and impactful startup!
- Passionate colleagues and a very diverse, dynamic team
- Ability to work anywhere you want
- Competitive salary & ownership
- Off-sites that bring the whole team together several times a year
Connext is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. This means we continually celebrate the diverse community different individuals cultivate. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, pregnancy, disability, age, veteran status, or other characteristics.
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