Sr. Solidity Engineer

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Job Description

Here at Volume, we work with the best partners to make decentralized finance protocols valuable. We solve problems of protocol utility, governance and growth for the leading DeFi protocols. From our team effort, we are able to drive massive growth of user transactions and the launch of the protocol economy. If a protocol fails to attract user activity, token value falters and innovation will flow away from the network.

Volume delivers software tools and user experiences that increase protocol token utility and community engagement, measured by protocol transaction volume growth. The Volume team’s interests are the protocol interests: Growth of user transactions.

Volume successfully launched Sommelier’s first iteration as PeggyJV, bringing the Cosmos Ethereum bridge to market and resulted in Sommelier raising a total $25MM in funding to launch the first automated DeFi blockchain to manage Liquidity Provider capital on Ethereum via the Cosmos. Sommelier consists of the Cosmos Stargate SDK, its Tendermint-based consensus layer and a decentralized, bi-directional Ethereum bridge, managed by a global network of validators. Liquidity Providers (LPs) will be able to use Sommelier to author and execute complex, automated financial transactions, such as portfolio rebalancing, limit orders, as well as a host of other features that token holders have come to expect from centralized finance (CeFi), but that are not currently available in DeFi.

Our investors include Polychain Capital, Alameda Ventures, Standard Crypto and Multicoin.

We are always looking for individuals who desire a high-impact, high-visibility role within a company that is making crypto and decentralized protocols valuable.

As a Sr. Solidity Engineer on our Engineering team, you will have a chance to work across the full spectrum of our protocol architecture that is built around the Cosmos-SDK, built in Golang. Our software empowers Sommelier validators to secure the Sommelier network which offers financial automation globally. As an early employee you will be a critical part of our core team and have a significant influence over the direction of the company.

In this role, you will build the ethereum contracts of one of the first flagship hybrid Ethereum/Cosmos DeFi protocols designed to leverage the strengths of the combined platforms. You will use Solidity and Vyper software languages that run on the Ethereum Virtual Machine. You will work to secure and test smart contact code that will control and route billions of dollars of value, daily.

Volume is a dynamic start-up company, and our successful candidate must have the ability and desire to work in a fast-paced environment. As a distributed team, we hire anywhere in the world, and at various levels of experience (entry, senior, staff). We look for people with unique perspectives and diverse backgrounds.

Volume is an equal opportunity employer and committed to a diverse workplace. All applicants will be considered equally without regard to race, color, ethnicity, veteran status, religion, national origin, marital status, political affiliation, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status, membership in an organization or any other non-merit factors.

We have a great benefits package, including parental leave, contributions to your retirement, competitive pay, and unlimited time off. For U.S-based employees, we also provide platinum-level health, dental, and vision coverage for you and your family.

Skills:

Job Requirements

  • 3+ years of professional software engineering application development.
  • Experience with testing strategies and testing frameworks.
  • Exceptional judgment, strategic thinking and creative problem-solving skills with a strong analytical mindset.
  • BA or BS degree in Computer Science or a related technical field, or equivalent practical experience.
  • Truffle, OpenZeppelin, or equivalent Ethereum security testing platforms experience preferred.
  • Solidity contract auditing processes experience preferred.

Job Responsibilities

  • Build and test Solidity and Vyper smart contract code for the Ethereum blockchain.
  • Understand, ensure and be passionate for the correctness of financial algorithms.
  • Build back-end web services that interact with the Ethereum blockchain.
  • Enthusiastically collaborate with a small team, owning and planning projects for long-term impact.
  • Build a platform of open-source tools (on and off-chain) for the developer community.

Job Summary

Remote Location
Full Time Job Type

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