Building the best DeFi experience

Blockchain Architect

$150k - $200k / 0.50% - 2.00%
New York, NY / Remote
Job Type
3+ years
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John Clarke
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About the role

About the job

The Vision  

We are building the first blockchain SDK for web scale decentralized applications -- Axion

Big Problems in Web3 we are solving:

1.) TPS limitations that inhibit the progress of innovative new applications.

2.) Bridge insecurity which restricts cross-chain interoperability.

3.) Building the first high throughput on-chain order book

Axion leverages recent advances in consensus technology to facilitate the production of application specific blockchains capable of exceeding 100,000 transactions per second. This throughput is more than 10x existing solutions and is made possible by recent advances in consensus technology. Moreover, Axion acts as a connectivity hub that enables cross-chain communication through aggregate state proof production.

Lastly, we are building a flagship application specific chain which operates the first order book based decentralized exchange that is capable of high throughput. This will be the first orderbook capable of servicing a decentralized exchange that functions at the scale of leading decentralized competitors.

As a Blockchain Architect, you will work directly with the founding team to architect and grow the development efforts for the Axion hub. In this role, you will be tasked leading technical designs, implementing, and will bear significant ownership in getting the Axion to mainnet.

What you'll do:

  • Design and implement core blockchain component, primarily using Rust
  • Build, test, debug, and deploy a large-scale decentralized systems across hundreds of nodes
  • Work with file systems, execution engines, programming language design, and consensus protocols to complete complex engineering challenges like building DeFi related blockchain modules, such as integrated oracles
  • Develop and maintain high-quality software engineering practices and principles in a highly visible open-source project

What we're looking for:

  • 3+ years (ideally 5+ years) of experience as a hands-on software engineer
  • Expertise in networking, consensus protocols, parallel execution, storage, or smart contract development
  • Experience with Rust, Go, Swift, or C/C++

Our Benefits

Our HQ is currently in New York, NY where our tight-knit team works in person 4 days out of the week.

Benefits include:

  • Health insurance coverage
  • Equipment of your choice
  • Unlimited Vacation time
  • Competitive Salary
  • Stock & token options

Why you should join Algofi

About Us

At Algofi, we're building the new financial system. Our work will reduce barriers to entry and promote democracy in the financial system.

Our team started by building the Algofi protocol on the Algorand blockchain. Algofi is a stableswap (e.g. Curve), constant product decentralized exchange (e.g. Uniswap), stablecoin (e.g. MakerDAO's DAI), and a cross collateral lending market (e.g. Aave). The Algofi protocol launched a little over six months ago and now secures over hundred million dollars.

At Algofi we think the future is am multi-chain world. We are now looking to grow the team aggressively in order to scale our efforts across the global blockchain ecosystem. Though we are early, we have secured our support from strong backers like Union Square Ventures, Arrington Capital, Jump Crypto, Coinbase Ventures, and more.

Team Size:7
Location:New York
John Clarke
John Clarke
Owen Colegrove
Owen Colegrove