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Early Software Engineer


πŸš€ Mission & charter of the company/team πŸš€

  • Mission: Empower every developer to build accessible and scalable omnichain applications, and enable every individual to access web3 with no friction.
  • Values: First Principles Thinking: we break down problems into basic, foundational elements/truths and build/reason up from there. We are not bound by conventional thinking.
  • Ownership: we take responsibility for delivering the best work to our customers and colleagues.
  • Customer focus: we think first about our customers and strive to deliver inspiring products and experiences.
  • Urgency: we are obsessed with the future and want to deliver it as fast as possible while being intentional.

πŸ‘¨β€πŸ’» Qualifications πŸ‘©β€πŸ’»

  • Must haves:
  • Experience architecting, developing and/or testing blockchain protocols and smart contracts.
  • Experience building scalable and secure backends in Go, Rust, Python or other modern languages.
  • Passion for building, a bias for action, and being excited by uncertainty.
  • Nice-to-haves
  • Undergrad or postgrad degree in Computer Science
  • Startup experience

🀩 Why join Orb Labs? ✨

  • Join at an early stage; as an early team member, this allows you to not only reap the upside but also shape the future of the crypto industry.
  • Generous equity offer in a company supported by some of the best web3 investors and angels. With multiple years of runway!
  • High-impact roles for career path/growth opportunities
  • You get to build many systems from the ground with great ownership of projects and technical decisions; autonomy to build.
  • Chance to become an expert on the emerging category of chain abstraction and blockchain interoperability by working alongside some of the best engineers and researchers in crypto, starting with the founders and via our customers and investors.
  • Chance to grow/transition to leadership and management positions as the company grows in headcount and/or product offerings.
  • Benefits
  • Comprehensive health, vision, and dental insurance
  • 401k
  • Unlimited PTO + public holidays

🈺 Interview panel + focus areas

  • Meet with one of the co-founders, Felix
  • Meet the other co-founder, Richard
  • Onsite interviews
  • References. We ask for 1-2 references from colleagues they have previously worked with.

πŸ—ΊοΈ Location: Remote in the United States, but ideally around the NYC area