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Senior Software Engineer, Protocol - Monad

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Job Title
Senior Software Engineer, Protocol
Job Location
Remote
Job Description

Monad Labs is a venture-backed startup building the Monad blockchain, a high-performance smart contract platform built to bring world adoption to decentralized apps. Monad delivers 1000x the throughput of Ethereum—10,000 transactions per second—while maintaining backward-compatibility for Ethereum smart contracts, offering users and developers the best of both worlds.

Founded by Jump Trading alums, our team solves challenging problems in distributed systems engineering and low-latency optimization, authoring novel open source code to implement a new, high-performance, high-reliability, high-value system.

After raising a $19 million seed round backed by Dragonfly Capital, Placeholder Capital, Naval Ravikant, and other leaders in the crypto space, we are hiring a few more exceptional engineers who want to work on challenging and impactful problems in a fast-paced environment.

The Role

Monad Labs is looking for a Senior Software Engineer to join the core engineering team in researching, designing and developing the Monad client and protocol. Your work will integrate the Monad blockchain with the outside world such as JSON-RPC, indexers, wallets, bridges, storage, analytics platforms, and applications.

Who You Are

  • You have at least 4 years of software engineering experience
  • You have prior experience in blockchain engineering at a Layer-1, Layer-2, or Infrastructure (Oracle, Bridge, Indexer, RPC Provider, Wallet, or other high-performance app) project
  • You have backend engineering experience in low-level languages such as C, C++, or Rust
  • You have built something significant from scratch
  • You are a great communicator who is willing to participate in technical discussions, reviews, and documentation
  • You value the following qualities that define Monad’s Engineering team
    • Ability to DO things. When it comes to problem-solving, we value practicality and common sense.
    • Strong design skills (e.g. higher-level thinking about how system design, appropriate abstractions, maintainability, to name a few, work)
    • Excellence in whatever you have worked on before
    • Rigorous development mindset


Why work with us

  • You’ll work on extremely challenging problems with massive impact
  • You’ll work with and learn from a small, exceptional team (bios here: https://monad.xyz/team)
  • You’ll receive a competitive salary and competitive total compensation package.
  • You’ll shape the culture as an early employee and make impactful contributions from day one
  • You’ll be part of a flat, results-driven organization
  • Your work will be deeply impactful

Salary and benefits

Minimum full-time salary of $200,000.  (**This is not a guarantee of compensation or salary; a final offer amount may vary based on factors including but not limited to experience and geographic location.)

Monad Labs’ benefits include unlimited and encouraged paid time off; insurance coverage; home office equipment stipend; monthly wellness/fitness stipend; and 10 company-observed holidays.

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Monad Headquarters Location

New York, NY

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Monad Company Size

Between 5 - 20 employees

Monad Founded Year

2022

Monad Total Amount Raised

$19,000,000

Monad Funding Rounds

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  • Seed

    $19,000,000 USD

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