Protocol Engineer

Lightning Labs

Remote Remote

Full Time

Engineering

Nov 8

We're looking for an experienced systems software engineer versed in applied cryptography, peer-to-peer networks, distributed systems, open source software, and cryptocurrency protocols. This includes working on lnd[1] and neutrino[2], conducting novel cryptocurrency research, contributing to the design of BOLT[3] specifications, and helping create the next generation of smart contract applications on Bitcoin.

An ideal candidate would have a strong passion for Bitcoin and a desire to make using Bitcoin cheap, fast, and simple for everyone.

Roles: 

- Design and implement core Lightning Network (LN) protocols and algorithms 

- Contribute to mission critical peer-to-peer cryptocurrency daemons written in Go

- Collaborate with the greater team on the research and design of future iterations of LN 

- Participate in issue triage and code review of open source contributions to our various repos

- Communicate with the wider community and industry about our software and technology


Skills: 

- Strong engineering background with solid programming skills

- Experience in Go desired, C or C++ relevant as well

- Thorough understanding of the principles of distributed systems and peer-to-peer networking

- Solid engineering practices and processes, such as testing methodology and documentation

- Experience with Bitcoin, cryptography, and/or financial software

- Prior contributions to crypto protocols and open source software collaboration preferred

- Quick learner, geared towards implementation

- Eager to develop new skills and willing to take ownership of projects


Check out our github repo at https://github.com/lightningnetwork/lnd


[1] https://github.com/lightningnetwork/lnd

[2] https://github.com/lightninglabs/neutrino

[3] https://github.com/lightningnetwork/lightning-rfc

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