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Swish is a world-class development studio whose teams have delivered products for Google, Microsoft, Kik, Nasdaq, Factset, and other major enterprises. The blockchain engineering team at Swish is looking for talented distributed systems engineers to optimize protocol transaction throughput and network reliability for blockchains in development.
Our mission is to bring the promise of a decentralized blockchain-based future to reality for clients.
As a systems engineer, you will work with our blockchain developers, protocol researchers and clients to implement and improve on a byzantine fault tolerant blockchain architecture based on the Tendermint consensus layer, by increasing the throughput, reliability and stability of the network. This role is ideal for engineers who have experience optimizing performance and robustness of distributed systems, and are excited to be working on the cutting edge of high-performance blockchain protocol development.
You might have experience as an Unix/Linux distributed systems engineer optimizing performance and reliability for large-scale cloud servers, and be relatively new to blockchain and distributed consensus protocols. Or you might be a blockchain engineer who is very familiar with distributed consensus protocols like delegated proof-of-stake, and newer to working on low-level performance optimizations. Experience with Tendermint is a huge plus. Either way, you are a great detective and passionate about pushing the performance of your infrastructure to its limits, without compromising on safety or stability.
We are also looking for: Strong communication skills. Experience with performance and load testing.
You should be motivated by a desire to solve the most important problems, obtain unprecedented results, and push your methods to their maximal performance.
Responsibilities * Optimize Tendermint consensus protocol codebase for speed, reliability and performance, including making PRs as needed to the OSS Tendermint project * Troubleshoot reliability issues of distributed systems, e. g. connection losses between Tendermint nodes under heavy load * Monitor the infrastructure and blockchain performance to identify issues * Measure and improve server response times in different conditions and environments * Guide protocol design decisions
Requirements * 1+ years experience with Golang, C or C++ * 4+ years of experience in a systems engineering role * Deep experience with networking and concurrent computing * Deep experience with Unix/Linux systems * Experience with AWS/GCP * Comfortable operating in dynamic environments
Bonus Points * Background in networking or distributed systems * Familiarity with Cosmos / Tendermint * Proficiency in protocol-level blockchain development * Contribution to open source software * Degree in STEM field, especially software engineering or computer science related. * Experience in small startup environments helping large enterprises. * Experience with a distributed team
Launched in February 2013, Swish is a fast-growing business with an innovative working culture and teams spanned across the world with teams in Toronto, San Francisco, Berlin, Auckland, Bruxelles, Medellin, and more.
We create products for successful business using cutting-edge technologies: Blockchain, Machine Learning, and Apps Dev. Working with Swish puts you in contact with prestigious brands, wherever your base is. We are a 100% remote-work company because we believe it is everyone’s choice to live and work the way they prefer.
Work is organized in sprints - 2 weeks periods to which, as a member of our talent community, you choose to commit. You always have the choice to accept or decline a sprint, or take-on multiple sprints simultaneously.
We let members choose what suits them best depending on their current situation: family, travel, studies, finance. We know life is not linear and we respect the humans behind the screens.
Our work ethic relies on six core values: Transparency, Directness, Meritocracy, Autonomy, Responsibility, Continuous Learning.
Ensuring a diverse and inclusive workplace where we learn from each other is core to our values. We welcome people of different backgrounds, experiences, abilities, and perspectives. We are an equal opportunity employer and a fun place to work.
Join the future of work today.
Here at BitMED we appreciate transparency and creativity. So, let’s try something new. We would like to give you the opportunity to learn more about this role the same way we would get to know you. An application!
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Why is this position crucial to BitMED?
Our lean team is ready to grow! We are rapidly onboarding 22M members to our platform and that number is growing every day. Our Systems Software Engineer will be responsible for defining and implementing our software standards as they integrate between frontend, backend, data storage, infrastructure and other core system components. By joining our small team, they will be an integral contributor in developing our engineering culture. This person will be a key enabler for lean integration, faster innovation, rapid development, streamlined communication and improved collaboration.
Why does this person want to work at BitMED?
They are excited about bringing blockchain technology to the healthcare community at scale. Joining BitMED is a strategic and advantageous career move for them as they will play a crucial role as a contributor to bringing a global, no-cost healthcare solution to market. They visualize the impact they’ll have in this role and are prepared to offer their expertise towards building a successful new platform that will change the way the world views healthcare.
What will this person do on a day-to-day basis?
The Systems Software Engineer will be responsible for designing and implementing software for a variety of scalable, reliable, and secure distributed computing systems (e.g. blockchain). They will design, implement, and debug core components of internal distributed computing services. They will research and implement key technologies (e.g. blockchain), architectures, and standards. They will work with other engineering teams to ensure that services meet scalability, availability, security, and performance goals.
What is this person expected to accomplish within their first 90 days?
This person will assess the status of our current system software and build upon them. They will work with various members of the engineering team to define and implement API standards. During their first 90 days, our Systems Software Engineer will design and implement Protocol APIs for BitMED’s core services and work with various internal and external technical teams on the adoption. By the end of their first 90 days, we expect this person to draft the Protocol API documentation geared towards open-sourcing the API.
What qualities should this person have?
BitMED is looking for a person with the willingness to learn and the ability to contribute right off the bat. They can balance timeliness and business priorities with technical feasibility. They are adamant about solving problems and are a reliable resource for insight and assessment of technical issues. They are able to speak openly and humbly about their failures and mistakes, clearly articulating what happened and how it was addressed. They are passionate about learning, executing and leading by example. They are an open source enthusiast and a best in class developer with a desire to gain knowledge in an emerging market. They are able to think through and anticipate how hackers and others may attempt to subvert or misuse applications.
What experience should this person have?
What technical skills MUST this person have?
What skills would we like this person to have?
We are Healum - a well funded digital health company on a mission to improve and save 100 million lives across the globe. We believe that everyone should have access to better personalised preventative healthcare and healthcare professionals should be empowered to deliver this experience to their patients. Digital solutions can make this a reality. We build digital products to enable patients to monitor and understand their health, and software that empowers health professionals to achieve better outcomes with their patients. Our single aim is to maximise people’s engagement with their health by delighting them with products that make them feel confident, supported and motivated.
We are looking for a Golang Software Engineer based for a full-time position, to help further build Healum’s distributed services platform to enhance our value proposition to our users. Are you excited about building petabyte-scale, business-critical, distributed software that helps people to transform their health outcomes? Do you find a peculiar satisfaction in bringing efficiency through intelligent algorithms? Do you enjoy looking at real-time data and incorporating that in to how you build software? The most important characteristic is that you can wear many hats and you’ll love getting your hands dirty with planning, scaling, security and testing. You’ll have a passion for playing a lead role in envisioning our platform services and preparing Healum for scale and high availability. You will work closely with the founders to build high quality and scalable systems that are integrated with our products that establish Healum as a leader in providing useful and intelligent solutions for clinicians and their patients.
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As one of our first team members, a typical day might include some of the following
To land this gig, you need…
Quality experience in building large scale distributed systems, a formal degree in computer science, physics or mathematics. Background and expertise in software development, micro services, API integrations, data analytics, security and huge scale thinking!
Would you like to make a lasting impact in people’s lives and change them for better? Then get in touch. Absolutely NO recruitment agencies or outsourcing companies as we work with our PSL only.
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Fastly helps the world’s most popular digital businesses keep pace with their customer expectations by delivering fast, secure, and scalable online experiences. Businesses trust Fastly to accelerate the pace of technical innovation, mitigate evolving threats, and scale on demand. Founded in 2011, Fastly powers online destinations including Airbnb, GitHub, Alaska Airlines, Pinterest, Vimeo, The Guardian, The New York Times and Ticketmaster.
The worldwide cloud services market is projected to grow rapidly to $236 billion in 2020, according to Forrester, Inc. As more and more businesses move operations to the cloud, Fastly is well positioned to continue increasing CDN, cloud networking and cloud security market share with edge cloud services that reach beyond content delivery.
We’re building a better Internet. Come join us.
Distributed Systems - TLS / API Engineer
We’re looking for talented software engineers with experience in building resilient and distributed systems to join our team. This role is responsible for building, enhancing and maintaining the platform to deliver our core CDN configurations as well as our future Edge Cloud products. We have local offices in San Francisco, Portland and other locations. Remote workers are also encouraged to apply. Time zones with some overlap to North American time zones are preferred.
What You’ll Do
What We’re Looking For
We value a variety of voices, so this is not a laundry list. You’ll be a good candidate if you have experience and/or interest in SOME of these:
We’re always looking for humble, sharp, and creative folks to join the Fastly team. If you think you might be a fit please apply!
Our mission is to give every person on the planet fast and affordable internet. We remove traditional internet infrastructure costs by developing technology which allows any device to be used as a cloud server. Using this tech, we will build a global distributed cloud platform. We are working at the forefront of distributed systems, peer-to-peer networking, and cloud systems.
Flare’s first product is a peer-to-peer CDN, designed to be faster and cheaper than incumbents. We are looking for someone to help us tackle the scalability challenges around our product. You will help us design and build out our caching, messaging, and routing systems to work across millions of nodes. You will have significant input and control over the architecture of these systems, to help us ensure that they are scalable, reliable, and fast.
We raised a £1.1m seed round earlier this year, and are backed by some of the original investors of Protocol Labs, Transferwise, and Zoopla. We have already partnered with industry heavyweights like the Guardian Media Group (one of the largest media platforms in the world), and our advisory board includes the ex-CEO of BitTorrent, ex-CTO of Shazam, and one of Akamai’s founding architects.
You will be a core team member in a fast-moving startup, working alongside talented engineers to build and ship a product that will be used by millions. You will be one of the first employees at Flare, and you will have direct input over the architecture and design of Flare’s systems. It is an unparalleled opportunity to grow and learn in a startup environment, and have direct impact on Flare’s direction.
We are looking for someone who has built and deployed performant and distributed systems at scale (preferably in Golang). We expect that you have experience working with the major cloud providers (AWS/GCP), ideally in high-load systems. You should be familiar with CDN architectures (caches, origin servers, proxies, etc), the networking stack, and the infrastructure of the internet.
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Distributed Systems Engineer - to help us build a public, decentralised, blockchain-backed legal agreements network
£40,000 - £80,000 plus options (ESOP).
Relocation package available for the right candidate. This role could also be based in our Edinburgh office.
Candidates currently based outside of London or Edinburgh must indicate their preferred location and willingness to relocate in their cover letter.
We are looking for kind, talented software engineers to help us make smart iterations on our legal agreements network as we deploy successive test networks.
Monax were pioneers of permissioned blockchains and smart contracts and we are building our Agreements Network to allow new and more efficient forms of legal transacting.
Exploiting the benefits of various decentralised, distributed, and masterless technologies - chiefly Hyperledger Burrow, which Monax built from scratch and still maintains based on the Tendermint consensus engine.
You will have the chance to work on a system that has distributed consensus and validation in a low trust environment at its heart and offers very interesting challenges, these could be:
Working with our CTO on our Node Distribution Team you can expect to quickly own significant parts of our stack, and make decisions that will affect the company’s future viability in a fast-moving space (public permissioned consensus networks). You would also work closely with our Product Team who are responsible for building the foundational smart contracts, the business process modelling engine that drives the Agreements Network and also our particular front end (the network is open to extension by any of our co-founders however).
Your role will give you the chance to work across all teams in the business and it will also give you the opportunity to leave your mark in a growing industry, where you need to evaluate existing best practices and apply them to new technological paradigms and new programming languages. Navigating between the hype, the detractors and the zealots we believe there is real value in our approach and we intend to prove it.
You will join a business building a genuinely novel system, that in part intends to create an entirely new market by enabling legal products that challenge existing legal services.
This role would suit a talented software engineer, with solid technical skills in and a minimum of 3-4 years of software development experience. We are also open to engineers who can bring significantly more experience to the role. If you are a good match for Monax, we are willing to create a role that suits you.
Who do we need? Someone who has:
It is crucial that you are able to take part in forceful yet respectful technical discussions with colleagues and that you are able to change your mind about something if required, and also are able to change other’s minds.
Real things you might work on:
What can Monax offer you?
Extremely marketable blockchain and cryptocurrency skills.
The chance to make blockchain systems live up to their hype by making them highly operable, our network will be operated peer-to-peer by many parties and this needs to be as painless as possible.
Experience in blending distributed, decentralised, and centralised systems. To spend time working on something foundational at the level of a network architecture.
The chance to spend time thinking ‘around the software’; about law, economics, and game theory.
You will have a high level of autonomy. The business has just enough hierarchy, consensus and individual project responsibility (c.f. design-by-committee) favoured over diktats.
Flexible working - the successful candidate will be based in our London or Edinburgh work space primarily, but there is scope for flexible working and choosing your own hours and place of work when established.
Relocation assistance is available for the right candidate.
Who will you be working with?
Around fifteen people in our passionate cross functional team, including time with:
Monax would like to build a better system for contracting for the good of humanity and other forms of life. To learn more please visit:
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On the Nomad team, we develop tools for service deployment and batch job scheduling. Our customers place a high level of trust in us, relying on our tools to operate their own infrastructure and software effectively, and so we care deeply about reliability and performance.
This particular position is unique in that in addition to general Nomad backend engineering duties, this person will be the sole internal owner of the Nomad integration for Spark. We anticipate that work taking approximately 15-20% of this person’s time, and the rest of the time will be spent working on the overall Nomad roadmap along with the rest of the Nomad team. While we strive to hire at a variety of experience levels, this particular opening is not well-suited for recent graduates due to the level of independent ownership we expect for the integration for Spark. You will have the support of a Product and Engineering Manager in prioritizing and delivering work for the integration, but minimal fine-grained oversight from other Nomad Engineers. You will, however, benefit from direct interactions with users of the tool! This is an excellent technical leadership opportunity for someone with the capacity to operate well at this level of independence.
At HashiCorp, we value top-notch collaboration and communication skills, both among internal teams and in how we interact with our users. We take care to balance and be responsive to the needs of our open source community as well as our enterprise level customers.
Engineering at HashiCorp is largely a remote team. While prior experience working remotely isn’t required, we are looking for team members who perform well given a high level of independence and autonomy.
In your cover letter, please describe why you’re interested in working at HashiCorp, and what draws you to this role in particular! Since this is a unique role on the team, we require a cover letter for your application to be considered complete.
At HashiCorp, we are committed to hiring and cultivating a diverse team. If you are on the fence about whether you meet our requirements, please apply anyway!
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We are looking for a Software Development Engineer to join our cross-functional team responsible for TUNE’s core Performance Partnership Marketing Platform.
As a well-established engineering group at TUNE, the Management and Measurement team builds and maintains the mission critical systems which handle all global, real-time event measurement and business rules enforcement for our customers.
Our enterprise handles tens of billions of events per month. The high-volume, high-velocity, high-throughput systems we build and manage provide interesting challenges for motivated engineers, and we’re looking for the right person to help us continue evolving and improving our systems for higher scale.
You will work remotely, collaborating with product managers and fellow engineers to design and deliver solutions from start to finish, in an Agile environment. In addition to new feature development, the team is also responsible for operations, performance, security, and scalability.
Our engineers have the opportunity to deliver features that delight our customers as well as define standards and best practices for how we build software at TUNE. The ideal candidate has a history of working on large, distributed systems that deliver predictable performance worldwide, scaling to meet dynamic load demands.
Have an interesting project on Github? We’d love to see it.
TUNE makes technology that powers successful performance-based marketing partnerships across mobile and web. Headquartered in Seattle with hundreds of employees worldwide, TUNE is trusted by innovative affiliate marketers, the largest mobile advertising platforms, and iconic brands across the globe. For more information visit: www.tune.com.
Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on basis of disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or other legally protected status.
Are you passionate about building high performant products or using cutting edge technologies? Are you interested in defining our products, working closely with Product Management, in a fast-paced Agile environment? Are you looking to be impactful and contribute to engineering initiatives to achieve product goals with excellence? StackRox has an opportunity for you where you can contribute your skills, expertise, ingenuity and passion to help us succeed in our mission!
WHO WE ARE LOOKING FOR
We are looking for a software engineer who is skilled in building large scale distributed software systems that are highly performant while reducing the cost of deployment in cloud infrastructures. The ideal candidate cares deeply about performance, resource footprint, elegant coding with a great understanding of data structures and algorithms for enterprise-grade products, and is a fearless experimenter with a willingness to try new things. You’ll fit right in if you like solving challenging problems by architecting elegant solutions, designing algorithms and writing code.
StackRox helps enterprises secure their cloud-native applications at scale from container build and deployment through runtime. Founded in 2014 by Sameer Bhalotra (former White House senior director for cybersecurity) and Ali Golshan (former co-founder and CTO of Cyphort), StackRox has assembled a team of experts in security, infrastructure, and machine learning. StackRox enables security teams to centralize container deployment governance, visualize the container attack surface, expose malicious activity, and stop attacker activity. It combines a new security architecture, machine learning, and protective actions to disrupt attacks in real time and limit their impact. Partnered with Docker, Amazon, Google, IBM and Red Hat, StackRox is the choice of both Global 2000 and emerging cloud-native enterprise companies.
**Distributed systems engineer Node.js
What makes Ably special?**
Ably helps power next generation digital experiences. Ones which are live rather than static, where data is in motion rather than at rest. Things like live chat, realtime location tracking, live document collaboration, gaming and eLearning. We’ve gained the trust of some the largest businesses in the world to integrate us into their stacks, businesses such as HubSpot, OfferUp, Tennis Australia and CA Technologies. We also work with a diverse range of tech startups globally powering features such as an air traffic control system for drones. Working at Ably means you are working on a cutting-edge product that is helping global brands shape the future.
What we can offer you – in brief
You will learn with the best. You will have autonomy and freedom to experiment and improve. You will be part of a dynamic team and a business that is taking off. We recently completed a $1m financing round to fuel our growth. We have the best technology, and the best people in the industry.
Join us now and you’ll be early in at a business going places, you’ll learn a lot, you’ll work with the founding team, and you’ll have fun.
What we want in return – in brief We want someone smart, ambitious, curious and motivated. Someone is prepared to do their best and work their arse off to do great work and become outstanding at what they do.
You’ll be working with a deeply technical engineering team who collectively bring a wealth of experience and broad technology skills. The calibre of the code we produce is what excites us each day and motivates us each. If you enjoy solving hard distributed system problems that are mostly platform agnostic and theoretical in nature, then you’ll love working at Ably. Our team is made up of a strong remote contingent, however our base is in London and growing. We are strong believers in face-to-face communication where possible. Whilst this is a remote working role, being able to practically travel to London occasionally is highly preferable and working on a similar time zone is a must.
Day to day you can expect to be working on: