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Senior JavaScript Software Engineer at ConsenSys

Remote(Worldwide)
fulltime
3 weeks ago

Senior JavaScript Software Engineer

at ConsenSys

Remote, US and/or Global, MetaMask, Full Time

At ConsenSys we have a vision of a world where data sovereignty and financial well-being is accessible to every person and organization. We believe Ethereum and decentralized protocol technology is a more trustworthy and equitable foundation for how we create and share value across the web. On this trusted, open source foundation, we can accelerate the world’s transition to a universally accessible network of distributed participants where transparency, security and freedom are fundamental.

Our product suite, composed of Truffle, Infura, Quorum, Codefi, MetaMask, and Diligence, serves millions of users, supports billions of blockchain-based queries for our clients, and has handled billions of dollars in digital assets. As the leading Ethereum software company, ConsenSys enables developers, enterprises, and people worldwide to build next-generation applications, launch modern financial infrastructure, and access the decentralized web.

Why join ConsenSys?

Remote first. You’ll be joining a team based all over the world. Providing the unique opportunity to work with people from many different countries and cultures. Want to work remotely? Go ahead. Or pop into one of our offices? We’ve got you covered in NYC, DC, Dublin, London, Paris, Brisbane and Hong Kong.

Flexible working arrangements. You can create your own journey with flexible schedules and locations. We believe everyone has the right to control their own freedom. Our people can make their own schedule, own their own time, and we encourage you to travel and work from anywhere in the world.

Continuous learning and opportunities. You’ll be constantly exposed to new concepts, ideas and frameworks from your peers and as you work on different projects challenging you to stay at the top of your game. To support your development we pay for you to learn by offering unlimited access to Coursera, a platform with thousands of courses for you to learn whatever you want, and acquire new skills.

Unlimited vacation/holidays. We value downtime to recharge and reset, ensuring everyone at ConsenSys has work/life balance. Company-wide we participate in zero productivity days every quarter to take a break from work, shut down, and sit back and relax.

One of the most recognized tech companies in the blockchain ecosystem globally. Work experience at ConsenSys is a tremendous reference for your future career. You’ll join a network of entrepreneurs and technologists that reaches the edge of our ecosystem.

About MetaMask

We’re building for a future where the internet and world economy empowers people through interactions based on consent, privacy, and free association. Where both communities and individuals flourish. To accomplish that, we’re working hard to make web3 accessible for everyone.

MetaMask is both a crypto wallet and a gateway to the decentralized web. Our tools help people create communities, play video games, access financial services, make payments, invest in assets, protect against economic turmoil, and more. Our browser extension and mobile platforms meet the needs of millions of users and developers across the world.

Originally a humble key manager, today MetaMask serves over 8,000,000 monthly active users as a decentralized application development platform, an aggregator of decentralized cryptocurrency exchanges, and a decentralized identity manager.

What you’ll do

The next phase of the MetaMask browser extension will bring transformative new features to the web3 ecosystem, while strengthening the flagship features that empower our users today. Developing these new features within our secure plugin framework will be a paradigm shift for wallet users and developers alike.

We are looking for collaborative software engineers to drive the development of these plugins. In this role, you will ensure that MetaMask continues to support our mission of democratizing access to the decentralized web. To accomplish this, you should have:

  • Several years of experience shipping JavaScript code to production
  • Demonstrated interest or experience with blockchain related development and Web3 technologies through any of: work experience, hackathons, open source work, personal projects, or similar experiences.
  • Experience with security and cryptography.
  • Several years of experience in roles requiring collaboration with design, QA and product
  • A passion for our mission and values
  • Proactive and self-driven to be successful working in a remote environment
  • Brings enthusiasm and the hustle to shipping high-quality code
  • Are kind, empathetic, and supportive towards the team
  • Timezone: Ideally between PT and ET, if in EU/UK you are able to have ~4 hours overlap with continental US time zones.

We are forming a Snaps Studio development team, and hiring Senior Software Engineers.

Would be great if you brought this to the role

As a Senior Software Engineer on this team, you would contribute in the following areas:

  • Help implement new user-facing functionality, including adding new protocols, networks, account types, and more, all via the Snaps plugin system.
  • Work with our design, QA, and product teams to build the best possible plugin products with compelling user experiences, while working within a secure execution environment and templated design system.
  • Advise from a developer perspective on the Snaps API and contribute to the planning and growth of the API to support ecosystem plugin developers.

Bonus Points

  • You’re a MetaMask user!
  • Great understanding of the Ethereum blockchain and ecosystem.
  • Prior experience developing plugins of any sort.

Feel free to add any bonus points here, however, we do advise to try and only list “must-haves” and limit the amount of “nice-to-haves” as studies indicate women feel they have to meet 100% of the requirements to apply.

Don’t meet all the requirements? Don’t sweat it. We’re passionate about building a diverse team of humans and as such, if you think you’ve got what it takes for our chaotic-but-fun, remote-friendly, start-up environment apply anyway. While we have a pretty good idea of what we need, we’re ready for you to challenge our thinking on who needs to be in this role.

ConsenSys is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage people from all backgrounds to apply. We are committed to ensuring that our technology is made available and accessible to everyone. All employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, genetic information, religion, disability, medical condition, pregnancy, marital status, family status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

ConsenSys is aware of fraudulent recruitment practices and we encourage all applicants to review our best practices to protect yourself which can be found here.

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