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Sr. Software Engineer - Indexing

Space and Time

Space and Time

Software Engineering
United States · Remote
Posted on Wednesday, April 3, 2024
Senior Software Engineer - Indexing

At Space and Time, we are addressing Web3's most complex data analytics challenges at a planetary scale using decentralized, peer-to-peer technology. We are building the data foundation of Web3—a fully decentralized and community-operated data warehouse, leveraging innovative cryptography to connect tamperproof query results directly to smart contracts. This enables the seamless integration of trustless on-chain and off-chain data within a unified platform, empowering Web3 developers to rapidly create new use cases. Our team is rapidly expanding, backed by top L1 blockchains and VCs, and we have prominent enterprise partners such as Microsoft and Samsung NEXT.

A career at Space and Time is dynamic, creative, and rewarding. We value you and your ideas, offering an array of perks, including flexible workweeks, flexible vacation, attendance at exciting events, and the option to work remotely. We're headquartered in San Clemente, but we embrace remote work. Most importantly, we provide cutting-edge analytics technology to the largest dApps, DAOs, DeFi/DEXs, GameFi, NFT platforms, and enterprises. We are committed to growing a diverse and welcoming team in a safe space to be yourself and learn from the most innovative minds in blockchain and data warehousing. Help us invent the first truly decentralized data platform!

The US salary range for this full-time position is $145,000 - $190,000. In addition to your base salary, your total compensation package includes RSU's, bonuses and benefits.

Individual base pay depends on various factors, such as the complexity and responsibility of the role, job duties/requirements, and relevant experience and skills. Base pay ranges are reviewed and typically updated each year. Offers are made within the base pay range applicable at the time.

As a Sr. Software Engineer, you will be primarily focused on the design and development of our blockchain indexing platform within the Space and Time Ecosystem. This is a critical component, although separate from our core platform, plays a vital role in our overall system. You will be joining highly skilled engineers, cryptographers, and researchers responsible for developing our blockchain indexing platform and will play a critical role as part of our core team and will have significant impact and influence over the direction of our technology.

Responsibilities:

  • Develop and enhance the blockchain-indexing platform, focusing on the Rust programming language.

  • Collaborate with the partner team to contribute to the development of components such as Redis, Container Manager, Data Provider, Block Poller, and ETL Services.

  • Integrate the platform with the SxT ecosystem, ensuring seamless communication with the SxT Consensus protocol and the Streaming component (e.g., Kafka).

  • Participate in backend development activities, propose architectural decisions, and contribute to design and code reviews.

  • Create prototypes for new ideas and technologies, exploring innovative solutions.

  • Identify and resolve complex issues in large-scale backend infrastructure and mobile platforms.

  • Document all code and functionalities implemented.

  • Work closely with the DevOps team to improve the reliability and operational stability.

  • Show a keen interest in building high-quality products to solve real-world problems.

  • Stay up-to-date with relevant technologies, be self-motivated, and maintain a "get things done" mentality.

  • Collaborate with stakeholders, including team members and external partners, to manage conflicting requirements.

Skills & Qualifications

  • 1-2+ years of indexing experience
    2-4 year of RUST experience

  • 2-4 years of blockchain work experience

  • 3+ years software engineering experience, preferably in areas like distributed systems, consensus, p2p/libp2p, core networking.

  • 2+ years of experience asynchronous programming in Rust

  • Proficiency in at least one server-side programming language (e.g., Golang, Node.js, Python, Ruby, Java). Proficiency in Golang is an advantage.

  • Experience in backend development, proposing architectural decisions, and participating in design and code reviews.

  • Knowledge of scalability, security, and performance considerations.

  • Hands-on experience with database development, including SQL databases (e.g., PostgreSQL, MySQL) and NoSQL databases (e.g., MongoDB), is an advantage.

  • Familiarity with AWS, Azure and CGP cloud services is useful

  • Understanding of front-end frameworks and technologies is an advantage.

  • Excellent organizational and interpersonal skills, with the ability to manage conflicting requirements.

  • Self-motivated, fast learner, and capable of taking ownership of projects.

  • Open-mindedness, eagerness to embrace new ideas and technologies, and willingness to explore different approaches.

  • Strong documentation skills.

  • Proven experience as a Senior Software Engineer or similar role, with a focus on backend development.

  • Familiarity with Agile development methodologies.

  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills.

  • Passion for technology and staying updated with the latest trends and advancements.

Nice to Haves:

  • Passion for Web3 technology.

  • Bachelor’s degree in math, computer science, computer engineering, or related technical field. Masters or PhD is a plus.

If you are passionate about the possibilities of Web3, have experience with cutting-edge technologies, and are eager to shape the future of decentralized data platforms, we encourage you to apply and join our innovative team at Space and Time. Help us pioneer the first truly decentralized data platform!

Additional Employee Benefits:

  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance

  • Short-term and long-term disability, accidental death & dismemberment, basic life, and supplemental voluntary insurance

  • 401(k) with employer match

  • Employee Assistance Program

  • Flexible personal paid time off

  • 17 company-paid holidays in 2024 (including a winter holiday shutdown)

Our Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion:

At Space and Time, we are committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive culture where everyone can excel. We take great care to ensure that our hiring practices are inclusive and meet equal employment opportunity standards. Individuals looking for employment at Space and Time are considered without regard to various factors, including age, color, disability, ethnicity, family or marital status, gender identity or expression, language, national origin, physical and mental ability, political affiliation, race, religion, sexual orientation, socio-economic status, veteran status, and other protected characteristics.

Notice to Third-Party Recruitment/Staffing Agencies:

Space and Time Labs, Inc. does not accept unsolicited resumes or CVs from recruiters or employment agencies without a binding, fully executed, written agreement. Any written or verbal communication with any person within Space and Time Labs, Inc. does not create a binding agreement. Space and Time Labs, Inc. will not pay a fee to any parties that do not have a valid, fully executed Agreement in place. Any unsolicited resumes or CVs, including those submitted to hiring managers or employees are deemed to be the property of Space and Time Labs, Inc. Space and Time Labs, Inc. explicitly reserves the right to hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency.

Parties without a fully executed and valid agreement are requested not to contact any hiring managers of the Company with recruiting inquiries or resumes. All candidate resumes must be presented to the hiring managers directly by the Company’s internal Talent Acquisition team. Agencies interested in partnering with Space and Time Labs, Inc. may contact our Talent Acquisition team ([email protected]). Email: [email protected].