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Research Engineer

Chainlink

San Francisco, CA, USA Remote

Full time

Nov 15

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All roles with Chainlink Labs are globally remote based. We encourage you to apply regardless of your location.


Chainlink Labs is seeking Research Engineers to support its mission of building the world’s most secure and flexible decentralized oracle technologies. Research Engineers will work directly with top domain experts in applied cryptography, mechanism design (cryptoeconomics), distributed systems, and other disciplines to identify and solve key research challenges and build production solutions that keep Chainlink at the forefront of oracle system deployment and fuel the success of the smart contract ecosystem. 

Your Impact

  • Working with Chainlink core engineering to identify short- and long-term research challenges critical to the company’s success and to transition innovations from Chainlink Labs into production.
  • Working with research scientists and technical advisors to study, invent, and build cutting-edge oracle technologies for the benefit of the company and community.
  • Staying abreast of the evolution of relevant technology ecosystems and participating in relevant technical communities for more effective application development and to guide research toward practical and impactful work.

Required Qualifications:

  • B.S. in computer science or equivalent professional experience along with coursework in algorithms and data structures and discrete math.
  • Familiarity with academic process and ability to engage with existing literature on relevant research topics, e.g. by performing literature searches and comprehending papers in a wider context.
  • Professional software development experience is required.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Advanced computer science or related degree, coursework in applied and theoretical cryptography, mechanism design, distributed systems, or related fields.
  • Familiarity with Go or Rust.
  • Broad knowledge of blockchain technologies and familiarity specifically with smart contracts.

Our Stack

  • We use Go, Typescript, Solidity, Python, LATEX, git, and Linux/Unix.

Smart contracts are on track to revolutionize how all agreements work, through an entirely new system of technologically enforced contract guarantees. Chainlink enables next-generation smart contracts that can be written about any/all events in the real world, the details of our approach can be found in our whitepaper. We are well recognized for providing highly secure and reliable blockchain connectivity to the world's largest enterprises such as GoogleOracle, SWIFT, and many more.


*Chainlink Labs is an equal opportunity employer*


Smart contracts are on track to revolutionize how all agreements work, through an entirely new system of technologically enforced contract guarantees. Chainlink enables next-generation smart contracts that can be written about any/all events in the real world, the details of our approach can be found in our whitepaper. We are well recognized for providing highly secure and reliable blockchain connectivity to the world's largest enterprises such as GoogleOracle, SWIFT, and many more.


We are a fully distributed team and have the tools and benefits to support you in your remote work environment.


Chainlink Labs is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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