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Senior Software Engineer, Economics & Ecosystem

Chainlink

Chainlink

Software Engineering
Remote · London, UK
Posted on Friday, September 22, 2023
About Us
Chainlink Labs is the primary contributing developer of Chainlink, the decentralized computing platform powering the verifiable web. Chainlink is the industry-standard platform for providing access to real-world data, offchain computation, and secure cross-chain interoperability across any blockchain. Chainlink Labs helps power verifiable applications for banking, DeFi, global trade, and gaming by collaborating with some of the world’s largest financial institutions, notably Swift, DTCC, and ANZ. Chainlink Labs also works with top Web3 teams, including Aave, Compound, GMX, Maker, and Synthetix. Chainlink Labs was ranked in Newsweek’s 100 Most Loved Workplaces 2023 in both the United States and United Kingdom.
The Engineering Team
At Chainlink Labs, our engineering team pushes the scale and capabilities of decentralized applications across the industry. The Chainlink Network holds >70% market share in the oracle space, solving real-world problems by enabling smart contracts to securely interact with off-chain data/computation.
We value talented and driven craftsmen who work collaboratively to tackle complex challenges, deliver product impact, and grow as builders. Join us and shape the future of blockchain technology and decentralized finance.
About the Role
Chainlink decentralized oracle networks provide tamper-proof inputs, outputs, and computations to support advanced smart contracts on any blockchain. As the ecosystem continues to grow at an explosive pace we are building the infrastructure to further secure the reliability of our networks and incentivize good behavior
As an engineer on the Economics Team, you will develop highly impactful products that further secure Chainlink oracle networks to provide best in class off-chain data to the blockchain ecosystem. You will work closely with all functions at Chainlink, from engineering, operations, finance, and marketing to build smart contract driven products end to end.

Your Impact

  • Design and own the end to end delivery of large components of the economic protocols powering the Chainlink ecosystem
  • Work closely with fellow engineers to build the end to end experience for your products, including but not limited to dApps, data services, smart contracts, monitoring, and tooling
  • Partner with product, researchers, and economists to plan ahead and ensure continuity of work over several quarters
  • Collaborate with non-technical stakeholders to ensure you build products that delivery positive user experience and meets business constraints

Requirements

  • Successful experience designing, building and scaling a production service
  • Experience owning multi quarter projects, including planning, work breakdown, communication of progress, dependencies and risk mitigation
  • Experience working directly with product, stakeholders, and non-technical partners
  • Focused on building great products and willing to learn a range of technologies to do so
  • Computer science fundamentals and systems design

Desired

  • At least 5+ years of professional engineering experience working in a collaborative product-driven environment
  • Experience partnering with product to plan and successfully deliver against a multi quarter roadmap
  • Experience in Solidity, TypeScript, React, SQL, Golang
  • Experience developing smart contracts that secured meaningful value on-chain
  • Experience working with a team located across multiple time zones
  • Active participant in the blockchain ecosystem as a use
Our Principles
At Chainlink Labs, we’re committed to the key operating principles of ownership, focus, and open dialogue. We practice complete ownership, where everyone goes the extra mile to own outcomes into success. We understand that unflinching focus is a superpower and is how we channel our activity into technological achievements for the benefit of our entire ecosystem. We embrace open dialogue and critical feedback to arrive at an accurate and truthful picture of reality that promotes both personal and organizational growth.
About Chainlink Labs
Chainlink is the industry standard oracle network for connecting smart contracts to the real world. With Chainlink, developers can build hybrid smart contracts that combine on-chain code with an extensive collection of secure off-chain services powered by Decentralized Oracle Networks. Managed by a global, decentralized community of hundreds of thousands of people, Chainlink is introducing a fairer model for contracts. Its network currently secures billions of dollars in value for smart contracts across the decentralized finance (DeFi), insurance, and gaming ecosystems, among others. The full vision of the Chainlink Network can be found in the Chainlink 2.0 whitepaper. Chainlink is trusted by hundreds of organizations—from global enterprises to projects at the forefront of the blockchain economy—to deliver definitive truth via secure, reliable data.
This role is location agnostic anywhere in the world, but we ask that you overlap some working hours with Eastern Standard Time (EST).
We are a fully distributed team and have the tools and benefits to support you in your remote work environment.
All roles with Chainlink Labs are global and remote-based. Unless otherwise stated, we ask that you try to overlap some working hours with Eastern Standard Time (EST).
Commitment to Equal Opportunity
Chainlink Labs is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment in compliance with applicable laws, regulations, or ordinances. If you need assistance or accommodation due to a disability or special need when applying for a role or in our recruitment process, please contact us via this form.
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