Distributed Systems Engineer (web3)

at Polymer Labs

Los Angeles, United States
247 d. ago
About the Job

About the role

You will be a part of the infrastructure team. You will apply your experience in web2 on both OSS work around IBC (https://ibcprotocol.org/) and the core Polymer protocol. *Web3 and blockchain experience is explicitly not required. *

You will

  • You will work on solving complex distributed systems and consensus problems at scale
  • Work on the core blockchain messaging layer, distributed key management and multi-chain observer infrastructure
  • Make OSS contributions to the IBC protocol (https://ibcprotocol.org/)
  • You will work on large scale simulation testing

What you will achieve

In the first month, you will build a deep understanding of the IBC protocol and making contributions to the IBC roadmap.
Within 3 months, you will be fully integrated into the team and become a core contributor to both the core protocol (Polymer) and IBC as well.

You have

  • The ability to independently execute on a project given a loosely defined scope and roadmap
  • Pre-existing experience on how to build high scale systems and experience with building sophisticated application services
  • Ability to manage time and focus on the critical path of a project
  • Experience with Go or C++, Java, C#, Rust
  • Experience developing and or operating distributed systems at scale
  • Experience with Linux and open source communities

About the team

The engineering team is a diverse group of people with backgrounds working at a variety of both web2 and web3 organizations like Google, Uber, Chronosphere, Arista Networks, Arbitrum and Bancor etc. Polymer Labs is a software development shop supporting the Polymer protocol and IBC (https://ibcprotocol.org/).

Our Benefits

Health insurance coverage
Free lunches
Competitive salary
Equity/Token grants
Incentive compensation

Polymer Labs is an equal opportunity employer. You're encouraged to apply even if your experience doesn't line up exactly with the job description.

Polymer Labs focuses on Internet Infrastructure, Software, Blockchain / Cryptocurrency, and Web3. Their company has offices in United States. They have a small team that's between 11-50 employees. To date, Polymer Labs has raised $3.6M of funding; their latest round was closed on March 2022.

You can view their website at https://www.polymerlabs.org or find them on Twitter and LinkedIn.