Senior Research Engineer
About the Job
Neon Labs is looking for a full-time Senior Research Engineer to join our team. Neon Labs has ported the Ethereum Virtual Machine to the Solana blockchain. Neon EVM enables dApps to harness advantages from both blockchains: Ethereum in terms of tools used, and Solana in terms of low gas fees, high throughput and liquidity.
About Neon Labs
We come from diverse professional backgrounds and welcome individuals who are passionate about blockchains and DeFi protocols and eager to tackle challenging tasks on a daily basis. Fostering a diverse and inclusive environment is top of mind. Our international team is 100% remote. We are working closely with the Solana core team.
Your Skills and Qualifications
Extensive experience with a compiled language (Rust, C/C++, Golang). We use Rust to develop our products, but previous experience with this language is optional. Ability to work with different programming languages and tools Interest in learning the latest technology Solid experience in core blockchain protocols design Deep knowledge of scaling solutions like optimistic and zero-knowledge-based rollups, sidechains, and state channels Scientific mindset: constantly on the lookout for new and innovative ways to solve complex problems through rigorous experimentation Ability to read and understand research papers, analyze the tradeoffs, and offer new and improved solutions Passionate about solving real-world problems that impact the present blockchain space
Research the existing Layer 2 solutions Design reliable and maintainable Layer 2 solutions Provide Proof of Concept implementation Write high-quality research papers that can be used for the development process and can be published Contribute to the design and specifications of future versions of Neon Labs products
Competitive salary 💰 Holidays: 24 working days during a year, with compensation if not taken 🏝 Working in a fast-paced and disruptive industry where the possibilities are endless 🚀 Fully remote: your life, your way of working 🌎 Freedom, autonomy, and responsibility 💪 Learning opportunities 📚 Token options TBD 💎
How to Apply
Does this role sound like a good fit? Email us at [email protected] Include the role's title in your subject line. Include links that best showcase your relevant experience. Include a cover letter telling us why you’re the best fit.