Blockchain Engineer - Remote

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Laure Sassus-Bourda
Customer

Budget

$10,000

Description

At Request, our mission is to interconnect isolated financial systems to create more efficient and inclusive economies. We are accomplishing this by building a completely decentralized and open network for transaction requests.

WE BUILD THE FUTURE OF INVOICING AND BUSINESS

Our core technology is an open-source protocol. It allows records of transactions to be easily stored and accessed. This shared network gives financial systems a shared language to communicate.

On top of this, we are building Request Invoicing, the biggest crypto-friendly invoicing application. Request users benefit from our unique payment detection solution: the reconciliation of invoices payments is 100% automated. CFOs, accountants, and auditors have the clearest financial view they could imagine.

Our upcoming priorities may include:

- Integration of more blockchains and currencies

- Improvement of the payers’ UX with different kinds of wallets (for example multisig wallets)

- Decentralized escrow system embedded within the smart invoice, fiat on-ramps & off-ramps, mobile app etc.

 

YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES

 

  • Contribute to a decentralized protocol built on the blockchain
  • Maintain and improve the Request Network javascript libraries
  • Develop Request core infrastructure and front-end applications
  • Participate in the choices of engineering methodologies, tools, and organization
  • Keep yourself up-to-date with the rapidly evolving blockchain ecosystem and drive changes in the protocol and the team
  • Work autonomously inside a high performing team
  • Support the developer community to build on top of Request

 

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Solid knowledge of computer science fundamentals: algorithms, data structures, databases, distributed systems, operating systems, networking
  • Strong knowledge of Typescript and Node.js
  • Understanding of API design (REST, RPC)
  • Good understanding of git and continuous integration tools
  • Self-motivated, innovative, and proactive
  • Ability to take responsibility for projects and the willingness to learn and grow professionally in a team environment

 

Bonus - this makes you stand out

  • Experience developing on top of Ethereum: development and deployment of smart contracts, understanding of blockchain tools such as ethers and truffle
  • Experience with several blockchain platforms and able to demonstrate a deep understanding of the blockchain architecture
  • Experience with decentralized file systems like IPFS, swarm, dat, hyperdrive.
  • Experience with modern web development, especially React
  • Familiarity with Kubernetes, Amazon Web Services, or Google Cloud Platform
  • Knowledge of Infura

Required Skills

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