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Solidity Protocol Engineer

Wormhole Labs is a technology company that specializes in multi-blockchain solutions tailored for companies, DAOs, and foundations. Our extensive knowledge spans a broad spectrum of blockchain technologies, allowing us to create advanced, impactful protocols. We are committed to providing developers and clients with the most innovative tools necessary to excel in a distributed economy.

If you're ready to tackle some of the most challenging problems in distributed computation and work with some of the top names in crypto, we'd love to have you apply! 

As a Solidity Protocol Engineer at Wormhole Labs, you will make significant contributions to Wormhole’s ecosystem of open source smart contracts and protocols on EVM chains (e.g. Ethereum, Arbitrum, Optimism, Polygon, etc.). You will either drive or partner with domain experts on the entire lifecycle of smart contract development, including ideation, design, implementation, security review, and deployment.

What you will do

  • Contribute to the design, implementation, testing, and security review of Wormhole’s core Solidity contracts and to protocols expanding to EVM chains.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to gather customer requirements, analyze business needs, and translate them into smart contract code.
  • Follow best practices for secure smart contract development and build future best practices alongside Wormhole security researchers.
  • Stay up to date with the latest in Ethereum/EVM tooling, best practices, and industry trends.

The ideal candidate will

  • Be high agency and effect the outcomes they wish to see.
  • Demonstrate customer obsession and feel pride in building great experiences.
  • Be highly collaborative with the internal team, other Wormhole collaborators, and customers.
  • Care deeply about the business outcomes of your work and challenge priorities when the business impact is unclear.
  • Have experience with writing production Solidity contracts.
  • Have a Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or a related field, although equivalent practical experience will also be taken into consideration.

We provide

  • Competitive salary and restricted token units, dependent on position type and location.
  • Unlimited time off, healthcare premium reimbursement, and 401K.
  • Macbook or Windows laptop and dedicated workstation as needed.
  • Flexibility of working from wherever you have work authorization, as long as you can work ~10-6PM US Eastern Time. We minimize unnecessary meetings, but building decentralized systems requires synchronous communication.

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