🧑🏻‍🔬Senior Engineer - Special Projects

Cega

Cega

Singapore
Posted on Thursday, May 2, 2024

Senior Engineer - Special Projects

Who We Are

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At Cega, we are building innovative financial options/derivatives products in Web3 that have a $16 trillion dollar market size in traditional finance. Our mission is to create superior, flexible, and diversified investment opportunities for every Web3 investor. We are the first decentralized derivatives protocol focused on exotic derivatives. We are building a special projects team to test out some 0 to 1 ideas to expand our business pipeline, and are looking for a strong engineer to join.
The Cega team is an extremely talented group of people with strong finance expertise and tech/startup engineering experience. We are fully remote but work closely together to achieve our mission with a focus on our core values.

The Role

We are looking for a Founding Engineer to join our newly formed Special Projects team and help accelerate the incredible products we ship. You will essentially be the chief technologist to bring various cutting edge experimental ideas to life from 0 to 1.

Responsibilities

MVP development
You will design, develop, and ship rough ideas to test hypotheses in the market. You will work directly with the CEO to build and test the products.

Required Qualifications

You are resourceful and have experience building out ideas scrappily, 0 to 1, in a very fast-paced environment.
We don’t look for an exact minimum number of years of experience. As an approximation, we’d expect that someone with 3-5+ years o full-stack engineering experience or someone who has worked as a technical founder in a seed-stage start-up
You have a strong grasp of financial markets and quantitative strategies
You understand how the financial markets work, you have played around with ccxt library before, you are interested in finding an edge in the financial markets
You have experience building smart contracts
You have built nascent systems that interact with blockchain RPC nodes and index on-chain transaction data

Important Traits

Crypto interest - you are excited about the crypto markets and have been avidly trading
Strong ownership - you take pride in what you ship, take responsibility for goals and timelines, and communicate issues/blockers clearly
Curiosity - when you encounter a problem, you want to dig deeper and learn more

Perks and Benefits

We’re a globally distributed team that is remote-friendly. We have team members that work from New York, Hong Kong, and Singapore, so you are also welcome to be in our co-working office whenever you want! We provide:
Competitive salary and equity
Healthcare benefits — medical/dental/vision for U.S. based employees, stipends for non-U.S. based employees
Two offsites a year at great places around the world (previously we were in Tokyo, Bali, Denver)