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Senior Software Engineer (Backend, Rust)

  • Engineering
  • Full-time
  • New York City, NY

As part of the Blockchain engineering team, you will be responsible for building the core backend components of a production-ready L2 network, including working on networking, reliability, and scalability.

What you'll be doing:

  • Design core, backend software components, and code primarily using Rust

  • Use extensive experience to build, test, debug, and deploy production-grade components

  • ​​Develop and maintain high-quality software engineering practices and principles in a highly visible open-source project

What we're looking for:

  • Experience in systems programming. Strong signals include experience writing compilers, operating systems, kernels, machine simulators.

  • Experience writing correct, reliable software. Must have worked on and deployed software changes to software used by people.

  • Experience with a low level programming language like Rust, C, C++, Zig

The base salary range for this full-time position is $120k - $260k. The range displayed on each job posting reflects the minimum and typical maximum target for new hire salaries for the position of a candidate based in New York at any level. We do hire exceptionally talented professionals with decades of experience in their field. As such, our range may be higher than what is displayed. Our base salary ranges are determined by experience and location, and we hire at all levels for multiple roles. Within the range, individual pay is determined by work location, job-related skills demonstrated during the interviews, working experience, and relevant education or training. Please note that the compensation details listed in role postings reflect the base salary only and do not include equity, tokens, or benefits.