Protocol Blockchain Engineer

at Immutable

Sydney, Australia
221 d. ago
About the Job

Protocol Blockchain Engineer

Sydney /
Immutable X Platform – Product /
Full Time Permanent
/ Remote

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A bit about us:

Immutable is a global technology company, powering the world of NFTs on Ethereum. We are on a mission to be the number one ecosystem for NFTs which empowers and rewards users.  Founded in 2018, Immutable is one of Australia's fastest-growing startups to hit unicorn status, having raised more than AUD $300M+ and valued at AUD $3.5 billion.

Currently, the Immutable Group consists of Immutable X and the Game Studio. Immutable X is the first and leading Layer 2 scaling solution for NFTs on Ethereum, with zero gas fees & is 100% carbon neutral. The Immutable Studio creates games on blockchain technologies to allow for true, digital ownership; including the world's first NFT trading-card game, Gods Unchained, and Guild of Guardians.

It is our ambition to make digital worlds real; we have incredible global growth plans as we strive to become the number one ecosystem for NFTs. 

Come and join us as we pioneer in this space!

A bit about the role:

Here at Immutable, we are hiring engineers to help us build and maintain our zk-rollup infrastructure!

As a result, we are now looking for a Protocol Blockchain Engineer who will be responsible for helping us here at Immutable implement, research and design node infrastructure, performant provers and rollups optimised to the needs of games and NFT projects.

You will have the opportunity to:

    • Work with one of the best scaling teams in this space
    • Deploy and extend our products, design and implement cross-rollup asset bridges
    • Produce novel innovations in the zk-rollup space
    • Drive the creation, definition and alignment of technical design decisions & architectural evolution
    • Help shape and execute a plan to evolve our zk-rollup infrastructure
    • Propose new initiatives and technologies to improve the scalability, maintainability, and reliability of Immutable X systems
    • Be a multiplier of engineering capability

We would love you to have:

    • Prior experience in one smart contract language, e.g. Solidity
    • Extensive experience across the Ethereum ecosystem (e.g. JSON RPC, wallet interfaces) and understanding how blockchains like Ethereum work at a protocol level (e.g. virtual machines, consensus)
    • Experience working with distributed/replicated systems or large microservice architectures
    • Expertise in multiple strongly typed, highly performant, concurrency/parallelism-supported programming languages like Go and/or Rust
    • Opcode-level EVM experience and exposure to ZKPs either directly or indirectly
    • A strong understanding or hands-on experience of basic cryptography (e.g. digital signature schemes, encryption based on symmetric and asymmetric keys, key distribution, etc.)
    • The passion within this space to be aware of the latest innovations in the blockchain protocol space including new consensus mechanisms and chain ecosystems
    • Blockchain development knowledge - understanding other components of the blockchain ecosystem (e.g. testing frameworks, ethers.js/frontend integration points)
    • A passion for upskilling and driving engineering capabilities
    • The ability to work comfortably across a range of technologies and are flexible to adapt to the shifting demands of the role
    • The motivation to deliver a fantastic product to our users
    • Effective communication skills to enable you to work closely with your team and a high degree of synchronisation about goals and strategy

A bit about the team:

This role will be part of the Immutable X platform team. At Immutable, you'll be able to build next-generation infrastructure for NFTs on Ethereum and get deep access to the most exciting projects, technology and opportunities in the space. If you want to make it easier to build high-quality, scalable Ethereum NFT projects, working in the product team at Immutable is the best way to have a huge impact!

We are proud of the benefits that we offer for all of our employees globally.  Here is a snapshot: 

Attracting the best global talent
💸We commit to paying globally competitive salaries and contributions & we share our products' success through Employee Stock Options. We also support our US Employees with Medical and 401K Insurance
💻 While we offer flexible working arrangements, we have an epic head office in the heart of Sydney and offer remote office hubs around the globe via a WeWork all-access pass
📲We offer AUD $750 WFH allowance to set up your home office and AUD $900 per annum to put toward your internet and phone usage.

Levelling up your growth
🌱 We offer up to AUD $2,000 per annum for any classes, courses or events to support your growth and development
📚 Enjoy access to free online courses via Udemy

Helping you thrive
💆🏽‍♀️ Enjoy $1200 per year to put toward your health and wellbeing
🤗 Get 24/7 access to unlimited counselling for you and your family when you need it through our EAP Service
🎁 Get premium access to mindfulness resources, online fitness classes and discounts at major retailers through Perkbox

Leave when you need it the most
👨‍👧‍👦New parents receive 12 weeks of paid leave in our gender-neutral offer. The birthing parent also gets an additional six weeks of leave for rest and recovery leading up to and after birth. We also offer Miscarriage Leave and extra leave for IVF treatments
🎂 Enjoy 2 additional paid annual leave days at the end of the year and a paid day off for your birthday

Additional Information: 

Immutable is committed to building and fostering an inclusive, diverse workplace. We believe in incorporating everyone's perspectives and experiences as this has been a significant driver of our success so far. For this reason, we strongly encourage candidates of all backgrounds to get in touch. Even if you don't meet all the job listing requirements, do yourself (and us) a favour by still applying! You'll likely bring something to the workplace that we haven't thought of yet, and we would love to hear from you. We are a 2022 Circle Back Initiative Employer – we commit to responding to every applicant.

*A note to recruitment agencies: Our internal team has this role covered so no need to reach out - We don't accept unsolicited agency resumes and are not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes. Thank you!


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