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Software Engineer/Analyst - Blockchain Integrations (EMEA based)

Chainlink

Chainlink

Software Engineering, IT
London, UK · Remote
Posted on Tuesday, April 9, 2024
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.
Chainlink Labs seeks to power smart contracts on all blockchain ecosystems. We believe in a multi-blockchain universe, where users are able to leverage the strengths of different blockchains for their particular needs.
As a software engineer on the Blockchain Integrations team, you will own the integrations of upcoming blockchains into the Chainlink platform, working directly and building relations with the founding engineers while gaining expertise in each new innovative ecosystem. You will be the driving force behind building this critical infrastructure for cross-chain connectivity while working with a globally distributed team. You will report to the engineering lead on the team.

Your Impact:

  • Own the end to end integration of Chainlink products including CCIP and Data Streams to new cutting edge blockchains to enable exponential growth of the network
  • Lead viability research to assess compatibility and coordinate integration through chain-specific node development, token bridging, deployments, monitoring, tooling, and testing
  • Work collaboratively with industry leaders, developers, users, and the web 3 community
  • Work closely with node operators to connect their Chainlink nodes to new blockchains
  • Support components and service layers to sustainability scale and support integrated blockchains
  • Collaborate cross functionally to improve the efficiency and efficacy of the integration process

Requirements:

  • 3-8+ years of experience working in software development
  • Excitement for blockchain, web3, and similar decentralized technologies
  • Professional engineering experience working in a collaborative, product-driven environment
  • Experience owning the communication of project progress, dependencies, and risk mitigation directly with stakeholders and partners
  • Proficiency in Computer Science fundamentals
  • Proactive, creative, and resourceful when tackling ambiguous technical challenges
  • Comfort in a remote role as a part of a distributed team located across multiple time zones

Desired Qualifications:

  • Experience with Golang
  • Familiarity with: Rust, TypeScript, Solidity, Postgres, Terraform, AWS
  • Experience in blockchain and other Web 3.0 technologies, as a web3 developer and/or as a backend service developer
  • Experience in designing and building distributed systems
  • Experience contributing to the open source community
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
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