DeFi Software Engineer – Decentralized Finance & Algorithmic Trading 488 views1 application

Our client is a crypto asset technology and trading firm. We are looking for a DeFi Software Engineer with advanced analytical skills (typically evidenced by a degree in maths, physics, computer science, engineering, etc.), and a deep understanding of decentralised finance and blockchain. They highly value an entrepreneurial mindset and a determination that any problem can be solved no matter how complex/challenging the issue. There will be plenty of opportunity to proactively shape your role, while driving real change and lasting impact for the company.



● Designing and implementing off-chain applications that integrate with our existing trading infrastructure

● Designing and building new smart contracts

● Integrating with DeFi protocols, blockchains and exchanges

● Analysing on-chain data and generating insights that inform the development of new projects


Technical skills:

● 2-3 years of experience working with Python, Solidity and smart contracts.

● Deep understanding of blockchain fundamentals, protocol design and decentralised finance

● Strong applied programming skills with a demonstrated ability to write secure and high-quality code (a degree in CS or related field is preferred)

● Strong quantitative and analytical skills (if no prior knowledge of algorithmic trading, market making, HFT a keen interest and willingness to learn is crucial)

● Comfortable working with AWS, Git, Docker, Kubernetes

● Ability to work independently with minimal supervision and successfully drive projects to production


This is an outstanding opportunity to play a key role in the expansion of a Decentralized Finance & Trading Technology business.

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