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Golang Blockchain Engineer at Herdius - Berlin, Germany

Salary $50k – $80k

Job Description

Job Description

We are looking for awesome backend developers to join our Berlin team at Herdius. We are a blockchain startup working on a decentralized financial platform tailored specifically for cryptocurrencies. Our goal is to create a new, highly scalable blockchain that can act as a transaction and identity layer on top of all blockchains. The vision for Herdius is to create the central cryptocurrency financial hub of the space. Since we are developing our own chain as well as are working on brand new technology there will be a lot of room for you to play around with new consensus mechanisms, blockchains, distributed systems design, governance mechanism design, order routing, etc.


Implementation and design of Herdius’ consensus algorithm and p2p routing protocol Writing reusable, testable, and efficient code Design and implementation of low-latency, high-availability, and performant applications Integration of data storage solutions as well as distributed data storage solutions Creation of an efficient crypto exchange orderbook capable of handling thousands of transactions per second Creation of Governance / voting systems Working on our distributed virtual wallet network that implements distributed key generation with homomorphic encryption


4+ years of experience as a backend developer, preferably in C/C+, Golang or Scala Strong proficiency with Golang, preferably including p2p libraries and leveldb (or similar) Understanding the nature of asynchronous programming and its quirks and workarounds Understanding accessibility and security compliance User authentication and authorization between multiple systems, servers, and environments Efficient integration of cryptographically encryption schemes Understanding fundamental design principles behind various consensus algorithms Understanding differences between dPOS, DAGs, Plasma, BFT, aBFT, etc. Past experience with ANY blockchain / crypto related projects is a huge plus Implementing automated testing platforms and unit tests Proficient understanding of code versioning tools, such as Git Experience with other languages such as Javascript or Python Strong passion for Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies

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