Senior Rust Blockchain Engineer

Rome Protocol

Rome Protocol

Software Engineering · Full-time
westlake village, ca, usa · Remote
120,000 – 250,000 USD per year
Posted on Tuesday, June 4, 2024

About Rome Protocol

Rome Protocol is building a shared sequencer network leveraging Solana. Shared sequencers solve the biggest problems for Ethereum’s rollup-centric future. Using Solana as a shared sequencer leverages a well-tested, secure, and high throughput network to solve these problems.

We are building a shared sequencer that can be integrated with any Ethereum based rollups. It is intended to be used for thousands of rollups.

We work in person from our Westlake Village office and are remote friendly.


  • Code Development: Design and write high-quality Rust code for Rome. Develop Rust programs emphasizing simple, efficient design and low-level optimizations.
  • Rome SDK: Develop Rome’s SDK that enables developers to construct atomic Rome transactions that execute on Solana and Rome EVM.
  • Quality Assurance: Guarantee the design quality, reliability, and performance of developed solutions through comprehensive testing strategies.
  • Continuous Improvement: Continuously refine and upgrade implemented modules based on business demands, user feedback, and evolving design trends.

Skills and Experience

  • Software Engineering Expertise: 5+ years of software engineering experience.
  • Rust Proficiency: Proficient in Rust with 2+ years of experience.
  • Programming Acumen: Deep understanding of multiple programming languages with an emphasis on design patterns and architectural principles.
  • Advanced Debugging Skills: Advanced skills in debugging, profiling, performance optimization, and design troubleshooting.
  • Communication and Documentation: Excellent communication and design documentation skills, and a strong grasp of software lifecycle and teamwork.
  • Educational Background: Academic degree in Computer Science or a related field, with a strong focus on software design, or equivalent professional experience.

Nice to have

  • Solana Ecosystem Experience: Experience with the Solana ecosystem.
  • Ethereum Ecosystem Experience: Experience with the Ethereum ecosystem.
  • Blockchain Development Experience: Design and development experience with blockchain nodes and protocols.
  • Systems Design Track Record: Proven track record in designing and building distributed and scalable systems.
  • Software Architect Experience: Previous experience in a software architect role.
  • Open-Source Contributions: Involvement in open-source projects.


  • Top-tier salary and equity package
  • In-person office in Westlake Village (near Los Angeles)
  • Health, dental, and vision coverage
  • Team on-site events
  • Travel to crypto conferences
  • Unlimited vacation policy
Rome Protocol is an equal opportunity employer.

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