Blockchain Engineer

Lisbon, Portugal

blockbird.ventures is an innovative collective of like minded folks, on a mission to democratize and spread blockchain and distributed ledger technologies. Together we hope to pioneer and pave the way for widespread adoption of blockchain and decentralized solutions.

Why join us

  • Help us build the digital solutions of the future
  • Know that your work will play an important role in tomorrow’s new decentralized paradigm
  • Create novel blockchain solutions in a forward thinking and open team environment
  • Learn to mash together different technologies in innovative ways (big data, analytics, blockchain, data visualization)

What you’ll be doing

  • Working with a team of passionate developers to develop blockchain-based decentralized applications
  • Develop smart contracts and test the performance of blockchain integration with existing applications
  • You will be required from time to time to work in other areas (front-end development, back-end development, etc)
  • Research and be able to think deeply and creatively about protocol-level blockchain challenges and translate that work into practical outputs

About you

  • You have a background in computer science
  • Experience in distributed systems and computer security is a plus
  • You have a above-level understanding and hands-on experience of Blockchain technology, especially Ethereum and Solidity
  • Hands-on experience with other protocols (Hyperledger, Tendermint and others) is a plus
  • You are familiar with web3.js and Metamask
  • You have demonstrated skills in building ‘stuff’ that works
  • You quickly understand new projects and tooling systems
  • You enjoy learning/playing with different blockchain protocols and presenting insights in novel and engaging ways
  • You have a startup mentality, being ready and able to pivot or adjust plans quickly
  • Your role as a Blockchain Engineer won’t be set in stone, so it’s vital that you enjoy change and you’re willing to experience new ways of thinking and working in team. Sense of humour is a plus!

What you should expect

Building the future. At blockbird.ventures we fundamentally believe that a next generation of technologies presents the opportunity to create the World of tomorrow.

A dynamic startup environment. blockbird.ventures is one of the first Portuguese startups truly working in the blockchain space with a unique focus on the technology and we are absorbing a significant portion of the mindshare.

Continuous learning. You’ll be constantly exposed to new languages, frameworks and ideas as you work on different projects - challenging you to stay at the top of your game.

Deep technical and business challenges. There is much work to be done before blockchain platforms and applications can scale to the order of millions of users. At blockbird.ventures we are constantly thinking about how can we rapidly take our products and solutions to market.

Perks

We value people’s work so we offer them competitive salaries.

We believe a rested mind is a productive mind so we give you 25 days of paid vacations (instead of 22)

We have an always-learning mentality so we offer you the latest blockchain training courses for free.

We stand for work-life balance. Our working schedules are flexible and you definitely shouldn’t be in the office after 6pm.

We don’t care where you work from. If you like to sometimes work from home or a cafe, remote work is fine.