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Senior Software Engineer, Databases at Tendermint - San Francisco, Berlin, Toronto, Remote

Salary $100k – $150k

Job Description

We’re looking for someone who has: - At least 5 years of software engineering experience with open source contributions. - Experience developing, releasing, and maintaining production software. - Significant experience writing Golang or the ability and desire to become proficient in new languages. - A strong grasp of computer science fundamentals. - Deep understanding of the theory and implementation of database trees on real file systems. - Experience working in an agile development environment. - The ability to take ownership and see initiatives through. - Worked with and mentored junior engineers. - Exceptional communication skills. - Experience working with distributed teams.

What your primary responsibilities will be: - Improve the IAVL codebase by committing DRY, well tested code. - Work with the Cosmos-SDK team to keep the IAVL tree and its proofs well integrated. - Optimize our implementation of the IAVL tree and its proofs. - Research, design, and implement improvements to the IAVL tree, the proofs, and related protocols. - Help formalize the specification of the IAVL tree and proofs and ensure the implementation adheres to the spec. - Develop simulations for testing the behaviour of the IAVL tree under various loads and read/write strategies. - Develop alternatives to the IAVL tree like the Ethereum Patricia Trie that adhere to the same interfaces. - Mentor junior engineers and support the growth and health of the team. - Review pull requests and provide valuable feedback to members of the team and open source contributors.

What we offer: - The opportunity to build the future of the internet. - An exciting role building open source software. - Flexible work schedule. - At least 4 weeks of paid vacation. - Very competitive salary, including equity.

About our application process: Qualified candidates can expect to go through a 4 step interview process. The first interview will be a call to assess cultural fit and to make sure our goals are aligned.

If we think there is a good fit, you’ll have a call with one of our project managers to learn more about your skills and attitudes toward teamwork. If it’s clear that you’d be a good addition to the team, we’ll ask you to complete a technical task for which you will be compensated.

If your technical task displays a high level of quality and care we will set up a final interview with our CEO or CTO.

The process can take up to 3 weeks.

How to apply: https://goo.gl/forms/jpdRI1wD8pdfoqKl2