Principal Software Engineer - Blockchain 9/1/2016

Confidential Company Boston, MA

Company
Confidential Company
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
29476502
AJE Ref #
576061306
Location
Boston, MA
Job Type
Regular

JOB DESCRIPTION

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We are looking for a Principal Software Developer/Engineer to develop new prototypes, pilots, and production applications using the latest Blockchain technologies.

This is a full time permanent position located in Boston, MA

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

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Design and implement distributed software systems and decentralized identity protocols
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Rapidly develop enterprise software applications and platforms using Blockchain technologies
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Provide technical leadership on Blockchain technologies
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Work across peer groups to develop Blockchain solutions for the business

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

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A degree in Computer Science / Mathematics or equivalent work experience in a field utilizing the same subject matter
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Experience developing traditional distributed systems
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Have practical experience developing on Blockchain platforms such as Bitcoin, Ethereum, etc.
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Extensive experience working with cryptographic protocols
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Prior peer technology work for the Bitcoin network (not required, but a plus)

SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE

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Experience with C++, Java or Go
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Experience with RDBMS or NoSQL databases.
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Understanding of the cryptographic principles underpinning of Bitcoin 2.0 and Blockchain technologies
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Have a collaborative mind set and enjoy sharing Blockchain knowledge with other developers
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Have exceptional communication skills and a passion for Blockchain development
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Ideally some self-taught experience of using Hyperledger or Ethereum.
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Experience of working with design thinking techniques in iterative sprints is an advantage to this role