Sr. Golang Engineer (Remote)

Work Type: Full Time

Who are we looking for

We expect all team members to do their life’s best work while they are at Persistence Labs. We’re on the lookout for passionate, hungry, motivated, hardcore crypto-native folks who want to win (at life!).

  • We want people who want to play long-term games with long-term people.

  • We strongly believe in the powers of compounding (money, relationships, expertise).

  • We stay humble when things are going well and persistent when things are not going well.

  • Ultimately, results matter not just efforts or processes.

  • We care for the people we work with. Truly!

  • Good vibes!

About the role

Persistence Labs is currently seeking an experienced Golang engineer to join our team. We're looking for a candidate who has a good grasp of software development fundamentals and is eager to enhance their skills while contributing to our projects. The ideal candidate should have an appreciation for writing clean, efficient, and maintainable code and be open to adopting best practices.

In this role, you will be part of a remote and dynamic startup environment. We value individuals who are not discouraged by unfamiliar concepts and are willing to learn. Effective communication, both in writing and verbally, is important. Additionally, we encourage engineers to take on challenges and may provide opportunities for mentorship to help you grow in your career.

Roles & responsibilities

  1. Designing, developing, ship and maintaining production-grade blockchain software 

  2. Produce and review technical designs and reference documentation

  3. Contribute to team planning, estimation, and roadmapping 

  4. Promote and implement software engineering best practices 

  5. Coach junior developers

  6. Participate in code reviews and demonstrations

Basic qualifications

  1. A Bachelor’s in Computer Science or related technical field 

  2. 4+ years Experience as a full-time software developer,  including extensive knowledge of Go (2+ years for Mid Level role) 

  3. Strong knowledge of modern software development and testing practices 

  4. Strong expertise in Golang with prior experience of building applications in Golang

  5. Necessary experience in Javascript/typescript 

  6. Well versed with Github practices and Github CI 

  7. Strong knowledge about blockchains & proof of stake

  8. Strong technical problem solving, communication, and collaboration skills

  9. Excellent troubleshooting skills 

Preferred qualifications

  1. Experience with cloud native application development (k8s, Docker, GH actions, CI/CD) 

  2. Previous experience of working with either Rust or Python 

  3. Frontend development and integration experience 

  4. Knowledge of RPC/websockets, web3js, cosmjs/cosmos-sdk 

  5. Strong knowledge about blockchains and proof of stake 

  6. Experience in DeFi (decentralized finance) or derivatives trading 

  7. Contributions to open source projects and especially in blockchain 

  8. Moderate experience with any one of these Postgres, Graphql, and leveldb BONUS: Experience with Liquid Staking 

  9. BONUS: Experience with Cosmos-SDK / Cosmos IBC tech-stack 

  10. BONUS: Open Source Contributions, especially within the blockchain space

About The Team

Persistence Labs is a team of 25+ highly motivated and skilled individuals working towards a common goal. The team has a total of 4 functions across each product team - Engineering, Design, Marketing, and Business Development. In addition, Persistence Labs has a corporate team responsible for Legal, Compliance, Operations and Finance.

We are a fully global team with people coming together from all parts of the world - Europe, Asia, and the Middle East. 

Members of the Persistence team have been early Cosmos community members and helped launch the Cosmos Hub in 2019. We have been early adopters of Inter Blockchain Communication (IBC) and have had a stellar record of being at the forefront of innovation in Cosmos and beyond. The Persistence Labs team pioneered liquid staking in Cosmos, with pSTAKE being the first liquid staking solution built for Cosmos.

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