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Senior Blockchain Engineer



Software Engineering
United States · Remote
Posted on Saturday, October 14, 2023

Base is planning to bring a million developers and a billion users onchain. We need your help to make that happen.

We are looking for a Senior Blockchain Engineer to join the Base team, to enable and accelerate the success of Base. You’ll be working with us as a Core Dev on the open-source OP Stack, which will power the next generation of onchain activity through the SuperChain. In addition to direct protocol work, you’ll be part of the team building and running the infrastructure, ensuring the systems that sustain the Base chain are best-in-industry.

What you’ll be doing:

  • Architect and develop distributed systems with high-availability and redundancy
  • Manage individual projects priorities, deadlines and deliverables with your technical expertise
  • Building key components of the OP Stack to further the decentralization of Base and other L2s
  • Mentor and train other team members on design techniques and coding standards
  • Design and implement foundational infrastructure components used by every L2 team using the OP Stack
  • Assisting with Base oncall, debugging the issues that can arise with our L2 blockchain in production and testnet
  • Write high quality, well tested code that can sustain billions of dollars of TVL

What we look for in you:

  • 5+ years of experience in software engineering
  • You’ve experienced architecting and developing solutions to ambiguous problems with significant impact
  • You’re passionate about bringing the next billion users onchain

Nice to haves:

  • You have experience with Blockchains (such as Bitcoin, Ethereum etc.)
  • You have experience building and monitoring highly-available infrastructure
  • You’ve worked with Golang, Geth, Hardhat, Solidity
  • You have contributed to the SuperChain via either OP Stack contributions or Base contributions
  • You’ve built financial, high reliability or security systems
Pay Transparency Notice: Depending on your work location, the target annual salary for this position can range as detailed below. Full time offers from Coinbase also include target bonus + target equity + benefits (including medical, dental, vision and 401(k)).
Pay Range:
$175,100$206,000 USD

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