Senior Rust Engineer

Neon Labs
Neon Labs
Job Functions:
Software Engineering, IT
Employment Types:
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  • Write quality code that can be used in the development and published;
  • Propose solutions to fix code/architecture bottlenecks;
  • Advise Neon EVM customers on technical implementation;
  • Participate in the development and specification of the next versions of Neon Labs products.
  • Implement proposed solutions using Rust programming language and low-level optimization techniques.
  • Ensure quality, reliability, and performance of developed solutions using automated (unit, integration, performance) and manual and automation testing in collaboration with the QA team.
  • Maintain and improve implemented modules according to business needs and feedback.

Skills and Experience:

  • 7+ years of commercial experience in software development.
  • 4+ years of experience in development of high-performance/high-concurrency/low-latency systems.
  • Deep knowledge of two or more programming languages. Extensive experience with Rust (2+ years), and experience with C++ or another low-level/system programming language (3+ years).
  • Good understanding of fundamental, creational, structural, behavioral, and concurrency design patterns and principles of work with them.
  • Strong adherence to principles of effective software engineering and corresponding practices.
  • Excellent understanding of computer systems and software architecture - x86 architecture, multithreading, NUMA memory allocation, Linux OS, data structures and algorithms.
  • Debugging, profiling, and performance optimization skills.
  • Understanding the principles of work with NoSQL, newSQL, key-value, and Graph storages.
  • Strong communication skills in English (upper-intermediate English or higher).
  • Understanding Software Lifecycle, Teamwork, and the principles of Agile and Scrum, and the practical use of best practices from there.
  • Degree in Computer Science, a related field, or equivalent professional experience.

Nice to have:

  • Good understanding of CI/CD.
  • Experience with Docker/Kubernetes.
  • Multi-platform development experience.
  • Experience working with open-source projects.
  • Experience with Python and JavaScript.
  • Experience with Web3.js and the Ethereum ecosystem.
  • Good understanding and experience with contracts development (Solidity).

Strong plus:

  • Experience in developing basic blockchain protocols.
  • Participation in the design and development of blockchain nodes.
  • Experience in building distributed and scalable systems.
  • Prior experience working as a software architect.
  • Experience in Solana (Rust) contract development. Understanding of Solana architecture.

How to Apply: Send an email to [email protected] with your:

  • a link to your Github/LinkedIn account
  • let us know what is your favorite project among those that you’ve accomplished
  • and please, mention your time zone
  • enclose a resume if it’s important to you or if you think it might help us learn more about you
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