Blockchain Engineer

Australia or Remote


Verida is building a world class team of engineers leveraging decentralized database technologies to reinvent how personal data is stored and used. We are hiring a Blockchain Engineer to lead the design and implementation of multiple smart contracts that will be used by dApp developers across the world. As an early team member on a small team, you’ll have a meaningful stake in what we build and how we operate.

What will you be doing?

Your key responsibilities

  • Support with the research, design, development and testing of blockchain technologies
  • Build high-quality, innovative and fully performing software in compliance with coding standards and technical design
  • Defining development pipelines and setting up a strong foundation for long term code maintainability
  • Manage contributions and discussion with open source community contributors
  • Define the processes of token creation, design, development and operation

Bonus Points

  • Familiarity with decentralized standards (DID, Verifiable credentials, DIDComm)
  • Familiarity with ZKP’s
  • Experience conducting technical due diligence for blockchain projects
  • Experience building for multiple blockchains (not just Ethereum)
  • Experience building smart contracts in Rust
  • Experience working with oracles

What else you’ll need to do

  • An excellent understanding of blockchain technologies and the current tooling available
  • Produce high quality, test driven code
  • Experience developing secure, upgradeable smart contracts
  • Have actively participated in the development of a sophisticated platform as one of the leading developers
  • Produce high quality documentation for other developers
  • Work closely with other open source projects and teams
  • Deep understanding of smart contract security risks and how to mitigate them
  • Rapidly prototype solutions to reduce technical risk

What skills and experience do you need?

You’ll work closely with other team members and technical partners to execute the blockchain requirements of a well defined technical vision. Day-to-day work will involve scoping requirements, technical due diligence, designing system architectures, writing code, developing tests and deploying smart contracts.

Our current pipeline of projects include:

  • Blockchain research and technical due diligence
  • Micropayments smart contracts
  • ERC2 token creation and management
  • Integrating with Ethereum bridges and DEX’s
  • Trust framework smart contracts
  • Oracle integrations

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