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Senior Protocol Software Engineer - Linea



Software Engineering
Posted on Thursday, April 25, 2024

Our mission is to unlock the collaborative power of communities by making Web3 universally easy to use, access, and build on.

Working with Consensys puts you at the forefront of an evolving paradigm, transforming our society for the better. We fundamentally believe blockchain is the next generation of technology that can lay the foundation for a more just and equitable society.

Blockchain tech is just over 10 years old. Ethereum itself is still a toddler and we’re far from reaching our full potential. You’ll get to work on the tools, infrastructure, and apps that scale these platforms to billions of users.

You’ll be constantly exposed to new concepts, ideas, and frameworks from your peers, and as you work on different projects — challenging you to stay at the top of your game. You’ll join a network of entrepreneurs and technologists that reaches the edge of our ecosystem. Consensys alumni have moved on to become tech entrepreneurs, CEOs, and team leads at tech companies.

About Linea

Linea stands at the forefront of the zkEVM space, skillfully integrating Ethereum's trusted security with advanced scalability through its type 2 zkEVM validity rollup technology. It offers developers a streamlined, secure platform for dApp development, emphasizing decentralization and open-source collaboration. Linea's approach has attracted a community dedicated to innovation and progress. Here, complex applications find a supportive environment for growth, pushing the boundaries of what's possible in blockchain technology. Linea represents a significant step forward in blockchain development, where the future is being actively shaped.

What you’ll do

We are seeking an experienced Senior Java/Kotlin Backend Engineer to join our team. The ideal candidate will have expertise in building and maintaining server-side systems using Java/Kotlin and other related technologies, as well as experience with blockchain and zk-rollups.

Would be great if you brought this to the role

  • Design, develop, and maintain the server-side of web-based applications using Kotlin, Java, and related technologies
  • Experience building or working with blockchain, and Ethereum execution clients
  • Experience in consensus algorithms
  • Experience working in an Open Source environment while fostering collaboration
  • Participate in all aspects of the software development process, including requirements gathering, analysis, design, implementation, and testing
  • Stay current with new technologies and industry trends related to blockchain and zk-rollups

Don't meet all the requirements? Don't sweat it. We’re passionate about building a diverse team of humans and as such, if you think you've got what it takes for our chaotic-but-fun, remote-friendly, start-up environment—apply anyway, detailing your relevant transferable skills in your cover letter. While we have a pretty good idea of what we need, we're ready for you to challenge our thinking on who needs to be in this role.

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