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Distributed System Engineer at Paradigm - Oakland, CA, USA / Remote

Salary $120k – $160k

Job Description

COMPANY At Paradigm you’ll have the opportunity to work with a young, passionate and talented team pioneering open-source decentralized exchange infrastructure that will redefine global financial markets. We are looking for engineers with deep interest in distributed systems and exchange technology.

New team members will be involved in making fundamental decisions and encouraged to be creative and independent; owning projects from conception to launch. Engineers will be involved in many layers of the emerging dApp stack, working with emerging web3 technologies to create both developer and consumer facing products.

RESPONSIBILITIES Help develop software for our current Tendermint-based relay network system. Work on production deployment/distributable version of node software. Help architect custom decentralized order-relay implementation (based on existing specification) Develop a custom decentralized order book implementation based on our current system. Adapt existing Node.js Tendermint state machine to Golang (prefered) or C++ Write developer-facing documentation.

REQUIREMENTS 3+ years of software development experience. 1+ years of experience with consensus-based systems (Tendermint prefered). 2+ years of experience with distributed/shared database systems. 2+ years of Asynchronous programming experience (Golang/C++/Rust). Proficiency in Golang, JavaScript/TypeScript. Linux VM experience (potential transition to containerized deployment). Ability to adapt to our rapidly evolving tech stack. Passion for Paradigm’s vision and goal.

PREFERRED BS, MS, or PhD from top university in a related field (CS, Math, Physics, etc.). Knowledge of market structures and exchange related concepts. Knowledge of the emerging decentralized financial primitive space. Knowledge of Ethereum and Solidity. Familiarity/understanding of web3 systems