Senior Blockchain Engineer (5+ years exp.)
Location: Hong Kong
Gatecoin is a fast-growing fintech startup focused on the rapidly evolving blockchain ecosystem in the heart of the dynamic Asia Pacific region. We are looking for an experienced blockchain engineer to lead our smart contracts and blockchain applications development and consulting team.
We are eager to hire a talented individual with a track record working on open-source blockchain platforms, such as bitcoin or ethereum, contributing to decentralized applications’ smart contracts code and enthusiastic about cryptography and tokenized ecosystems.
You will be expected to be on top of the latest developments in the blockchain space and able to provide internal training sessions on the technology behind these trends to our team. We also strongly encourage you to spend up to 10% of your time at work continuing to contribute to open source blockchain projects.
Manage a team of blockchain engineers to design, build and implement customized smart contracts and other blockchain applications for corporates and financial institutions in Asia
Consult senior technology leaders at financial institutions in Asia on the use cases and limitations of blockchain applications based on specific requests
Oversee collaboration efforts with blockchain startups and major tech firms in Asia Pacific
Validate research and proposals for new token listings and ICOs for Gatecoin’s blockchain assets exchange.
Provide internal training sessions to gatecoin engineering team on latest developments in open-source blockchain technology
Participate in local blockchain development focussed meetups and events as a speaker/presenter
A degree in computer science, engineering or a related field, or extensive (5 years+) equivalent experience and a proven track record demonstrating:
5+ years development experience with .NET (C#)
3 years worth of contributions to open-source blockchain platform such as bitcoin (C++, Java) or Ethereum (C++, Go, Python, Java, Haskell)
Experience with smart contracts development using Solidity
2-3 years of team leadership experience
Experience with SQL databases and familiarity working object-relational mapping tools
Excellent command in written and spoken English
Client facing and presentation (public speaking) experience
Confident working in an international team
Passion for bitcoin, ethereum, smart contracts, dapps and eager to learn about the latest blockchain technology trends
High level interest or knowledge of cryptography and encryption
Great if you have:
Experience with MySQL and EntityFramework
**Annual salary range is quoted in USD**