Solana Protocol Engineer

Wormhole Foundation

Wormhole Foundation

Posted on Friday, April 26, 2024

The Wormhole Foundation
Our mission is to empower passionate people in the research and development of blockchain interoperability technologies. We support teams building secure, open-source, and decentralized products within the Wormhole ecosystem.

The Role: Solana Protocol Engineer
As a Solana Protocol Engineer at the Wormhole Foundation, you will make significant contributions to Wormhole’s ecosystem of programs and protocols on Solana. You will either drive or partner with domain experts through the entire life-cycle of protocol development, including ideation, design, implementation, security review, and deployment.

  • ontribute to the design, implementation, testing, and security review of Wormhole’s core Solana programs and to protocols expanding to Solana.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to gather customer requirements, analyze business needs, and translate them into smart contract code.
  • Follow best practices for secure smart contract development and build future best practices alongside Wormhole security researchers.
  • Stay up to date with the latest in Solana tooling, best practices, and industry trends.

Who you are:

  • Relevant tertiary qualifications in computer science or a closely related field (bachelors/masters) and/or relevant work experience
  • Be high agency and effect the outcomes they wish to see.
  • Demonstrate customer obsession and feel pride in delivering user satisfaction.
  • Be highly collaborative with the team, other Wormhole collaborators, and customers.
  • Care deeply about the business outcomes of your work and challenge priorities when the business impact is unclear.
  • Have at least one year of experience writing production Solana programs. Alternatively, you’ve written production Rust for applications with millions of users.
  • Enjoy working remotely with a talented global team and ideally based in the Americas time zones.

If you don’t meet all of these criteria, we’d still love to hear from you anyway if you think you’d be a great fit for this role!