About the role:
Seeking a highly hands-on full-stack developer with blockchain experience to architect and build the next generation of blockchain-based and digital assets applications for the fintech industry. The role requires a team-oriented self-starter, who recognizes inefficiencies and unmet needs in the asset management industry and has ideas on how to solve these challenges. The individual for this role can explain concepts to senior managers, company leadership, and investors while exhibiting a deep technical knowledge base. The role requires considerable collaboration among industry experts, asset management executives, and technologists.
Contribute to the development of blockchain-based technologies - smart contracts & dApps on EVM Blockchain networks by designing, implementing, and refining smart contracts and integrating smart contracts with frontend.
Deep knowledge and understanding of Ethereum internals including “Yellow paper” / EVM / EIPs and DeFi internals - how different protocols work (smart contract codebase) etc.
Good understanding of cross-chain interoperability, L2 technologies.
Research, apply, and invent new smart contract paradigms.
Create a unified component library for use across frontend applications.
Rapidly implement functional UI elements from design mocks, with an eye toward performance and accessibility.
Know when to create abstractions vs. one-off features.
Ensure that components are functional, elegant, performant, and mobile-friendly.
Ensure product stability through testing and development of best practices.
Work cross-functionally with designers, PMs, and other engineers to design & create high-quality mobile and web-based products.
Build high-performance REST & WebSocket APIs to power our frontend apps.
4-5+ years of experience in Software Engineering, and strong command of computer science fundamentals and software development.
Prior experience working in DeFi projects or protocols/ trading technologies/ exchanges is a plus.
2+ years of experience building and releasing production-grade Solidity contracts.
At least 3 years of React experience; A deep understanding of the architecture of modern client-side React applications.
At least 3 years of Python / Java / C++ / Rust experience.
A deep understanding of the Ethereum Virtual Machine and gas optimization; prior experience deploying complex smart contract systems to the Ethereum mainnet.
Prior experience working with component libraries or design teams in user-facing applications
You are a fast learner who can quickly master new technologies.
xalts is a global financial infrastructure platform for institutions. We enable Banks, Asset Managers & Fintechs to build & ship products that modernize investing, managing & raising capital in a secure and compliant manner by simplifying the use of blockchain-based infrastructure.
We are building Stripe for global capital. With tech rails for institutions for global capital optimization, we envision opening the global capital pool and making that ecosystem competitive.
We are backed by Citigroup global and Accel. We are Citi's first investment globally at the seed stage. For that matter, we are the only company in this space globally backed by a large global bank. Our angel investors are founders & leaders with experience in building and leading global organizations themselves.
Our leadership team comes with decades of leadership experience in key global financial & technology companies such as HSBC, Meta, Nomura etc. Along with our HQ in Hong Kong, we have offices in Singapore, UAE, India & Switzerland.
Ashutosh Goel, Cofounder & CEO: 14+ yrs experience & track record of managing US$ 75bil+ in global macro investments & HQLA portfolio.
Supreet Kaur, Cofounder & COO: 14+ yrs experience as a business operator in emerging markets including Meta Platforms; expertise in M&A integration and blockchain solutions.