Software Engineer (Dev) Scala - Sidechains

IO Global, developer of the Cardano blockchain platform, is looking for a Scala developer to join its Sidechains team. You will be working with highly skilled people and be responsible for a recently started Cardano sidechain product. Our team is developing a Scala-based blockchain client for a Cardano sidechain that will enable Ethereum Virtual Machine execution in the Cardano ecosystem.We are also digging deep into proof of stake (PoS) concepts by building a client inspired by OBFT, the Byzantine fault-tolerant version of the Ouroboros consensus protocol developed for Cardano.Our code base is open source, because IOG believes in transparency, security, and peer review. Some of our implementations are based on academic research, so if you are keen on implementing formal requirements, you will be able to participate in those.We are looking for the best people to join us, work with us, and help us to change the world. If you are a problem-solver who is self-driven with a black belt in getting stuff done, we want to talk to you.***Your mission:*As a Software Engineer you are responsible for writing high-quality code for our products. You have the exciting challenge of working with cutting-edge research and technology with a focus on market needs. To support you in this challenge, our products have software architects, product managers, project managers, formal methods specialists, and QA test engineers, with whom you must communicate professionally, effectively, and efficiently.*Duties will include:** Following agile software development practices* Working with teams across time zones* Working independently on software development tasks* Being proactive and requiring minimal supervision or mentoring to complete tasks* Reviewing specifications produced by architects and formal methods specialists* Contributing to the design of algorithms* Writing clean, straightforward, efficient code that satisfies acceptance criteria and specifications* Commiting often and submitting small pull requests frequently* Covering your code with unit, property and integration tests when applicable* Reviewing the pull requests of your team mates* Fixing bugs in your own code and in legacy code from others* Being available for emergency fixing of severe issues on deployed products* Integrating software components and third-party libraries* Verifying and deploying programs and systems* Troubleshooting, debugging and upgrading software* Writing documentation for code* Writing technical user manuals* Developing your knowledge of distributed and concurrent computation* Developing your knowledge of the basics of cryptography***Your expertise:** Scala experience (3+ years)* Software development experience (6+ years)* Blockchain experience is a plus but not critical* Domain knowledge of low-level network communications protocol* Distributed systems* Degree in computer science is desirable but not essential* Experience working with Git and Git workflow* Practical experience with agile software development methods* Knowledge of functional and object-oriented programming paradigms* Advanced knowledge of the Scala type system* Familiarity with frameworks such as Akka, Monix, Shapeless, Scalacheck, Scalatest* Practical experience in the use of profilers, VM and GC tuning-*All Colleagues:** Flexible schedule* Remote work - ability to work anywhere* Laptop reimbursement* New starter package to buy hardware essentials (headphones, monitor, etc.)* Learning & Development opportunities* Competitive PTO and Sick Leave plan*US Employees:** Medical, Dental, and Vision benefits coverage through Anthem with 100% premium cost covered by IO Global for the employee and dependents* Health Savings Account* Life Insurance*UK Employees:** Monthly Health Stipend to use towards any wellness or medical coverage/service* Pension* 1st stage - Scala Challenge* 2nd stage - Technical interview* 3rd stage - Technical interview* 4th stage - HR InterviewScala, Git, AkkaScala

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606107

Date Posted:

Posted 1 week ago

Expiration Date:

09/06/2022

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