Senior Software Engineer (Smart Contracts)


Boston, MA, USA

Full time


Apr 16

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Senior Software Engineer (Smart Contracts)

We are looking for Software Engineers to play an important role in the development and implementation of Algorand’s blockchain and cryptocurrency products. Your ideas and your innovation will help shape the new blockchain and cryptocurrency ecosystem of tomorrow. The current suite of projects are implemented in Go and are open-sourced. (

This is an opportunity for someone who is genuinely excited by new technologies and has a passion for building products that will serve millions of users. You will be working on a fast-paced, rapidly growing, high-profile project with a significant opportunity for industry-level impact on emerging blockchain and cryptocurrency technologies.

Core Responsibilities

  • Devise innovative ideas for solving hard technical problems involving distributed systems, scale, and security and translate these ideas into technical designs and implementation
  • Be a hands-on coder applying the best industry standards for code health, security, scalability, and robustness
  • Be a key part of an inclusive environment that fosters collaboration and creativity both internally and externally

Requirements & Qualifications

  • Bachelors in Computer Science or a related technical field.
  • Five-plus years of experience working on and shipping complex applications as part of a team; Master’s/PhD work can be considered in lieu of commensurate industry experience.
  • Experience in some of the following: distributed systems, database implementation, programming language design and implementation.
  • Experience with systems-oriented languages such as: Go, Java/Kotlin, C/C++, C#, and Rust
  • Experience contributing to open-source software projects will be considered favorably
  • Ability to work on an approximate Boston Time Zone schedule
  • Enjoyment for working in a highly collaborative, fast-paced, and dynamic environment
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