Blockchain Engineer

about 1 year ago
Full time role
Washington, DC, US... more
Washington, DC, US... more

Job Description

At Neuterra Inc., we are reimagining consumerism by providing the most transparent way to shop for a planet with finite resources. We use traceability and supply chain technologies to enable consumers to make the most informed buying decisions available to the public.

Neuterra Inc. is looking to hire a talented blockchain engineer. As one of the first hires, you would be responsible for designing, implementing, and supporting a distributed blockchain-based network. Your primary responsibility is analyzing requirements, designing blockchain technology, and the building and launching of a blockchain network. 

As a small team, we’re looking for someone that can wear multiple hats on the technology and engineering side and cross-collaborate with the business/operations side. Prior startup experience isn’t required, but the passion to help lead the charge on a purpose-driven entrepreneurial endeavor with an early-stage startup is.

Strong candidates will have some or all of the following attributes. Please note, we value people over resumes.

Your Qualifications and Skills 

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science, information systems, or engineering
  • Analytical skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills 
  • Strong software development background
  • Experience working with large codebases
  • Experience working with open-source projects
  • Proficiency in one of the following languages: C++, Java, JavaScript 
  • Strong knowledge of common algorithms and data structures
  • Familiarity with basic cryptography
  • Familiarity with P2P networks
  • Strong knowledge of bitcoin-like blockchains
  • Strong knowledge of concurrency and writing efficient and safe multithreaded code
  • Strong knowledge of STL, C++11 {{ In the case of a blockchain based on C++ }}

What Makes You Stand Out 

  • Master’s in computer science, information systems, or engineering
  • Intersectional environmentalism
  • Strong desire to learn and grow
  • Previous startup experience

Your Responsibilities

  • Advocate for intersectional environmentalism (the protection of both people and the planet)
  • Align with the company’s vision, needs, and expectations
  • Help mold and maintain an egalitarian culture from the top down
  • Work diligently with the founding team and play a critical role in bringing the company to Series A funding
  • Ability to visualize a proposed digital solution using blockchain technology and play a critical role in building it
  • Research, design, develop, and test blockchain technologies
  • Brainstorm and help evaluate applications for new tools and technologies as they continually evolve
  • Be involved in the global blockchain community—work on implementing and integrating the latest improvement proposals
  • Document new solutions as well as maintaining that of existing ones

What You’ll Get

  • Competitive equity incentives
  • A friendly work environment with motivated, talented, and visionary colleagues
  • Work for a purpose-driven company to reshape modern consumerism
  • Work for a Black Indigenous People of Color (BIPOC) and women owned company with an egalitarianism culture
  • Opportunity to take part in building the company you’ve always envisioned

About Us: 

 Egalitarianism is at the core of Neuterra Inc. We recruit, hire, promote, and operate with the innate understanding that all people are equal and are deserving of equal rights and equal opportunities. We stand for intersectional environmentalism (working towards climate justice and social justice) and advocate for the protection of both people and the planet.

At Neuterra Inc. meaningfully addressing the climate crisis motivates us and the atmosphere is our boss.

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