Software Engineer

at Hedera Hashgraph (View all jobs)
Dallas, TX

About Hedera Hashgraph:

We are a fast-growing company built around a revolutionary technology — the hashgraph consensus algorithm. Hedera Hashgraph is well-suited to become the world’s first mass-adopted distributed public ledger because it is blazing fast, highly secure and ensures fairness.  We are on a mission to create a trusted and empowered digital future for everyone; a cyberspace where you work, play, buy, sell, create, and engage socially; where you have safety and privacy in your digital communities; where you feel confident when interacting with others; where you own and control your information.

Hedera is ambitious and fast-paced.  We balance our enthusiasm with a measured approach to risk, and are well capitalized having raised over $100-million. Today, our team consists of more than 60 talented individuals, including many of the best minds in the industry. We are proud of our high-quality culture, dedicated to our values of integrity, ethics, service, excellence and teamwork.

We are looking to hire effective, collegial and hard-working people to help achieve our vision. Join us and say, “Hello future.”

About The Role:

  • Develop various aspects of the Hedera Hashgraph Platform.
  • Develop sample applications to demonstrate value and strength of the platform. Sample applications will include web, mobile and embedded development.
  • Assist 3rd party developers in the development of a wide range of applications based on the Hedera platform, including financial transactions, gaming and database applications.
  • Be a strong and proficient hands-on programmer, spending 80% of your time coding.


Skills Needed:

  • Strong grasp of Computer Science fundamentals including concurrency, performance optimization and reusability
  • Familiarity with and interest in mathematical concepts, principles and techniques
  • Systems programming experience including providing services to other software (e.g.operating systems, computational science applications, game engines and AAA video games, industrial automation and software as a service applications)
  • Proficiency in Java with knowledge of ecosystem of libraries and tools
  • Deep knowledge of and experience with the Java VM, covering its strengths and weaknesses
  • Geo-distributed database architecture with SQL experience
  • Familiarity with high-performance architectural systems and design patterns
  • Experience in developing libraries and platforms for use and deployment by application developers
  • Strong engineering principles and processes aimed at developing simple, modular and high-quality code
  • Familiarity with test-driven software development processes and continuous integration tools and systems
  • Experience with blockchain (e.g., Bitcoin or Ethereum) and distributed applications is a big plus

Education:

  • Bachelor of Science or Master of Science degree in Computer Science or similar discipline.
  • The preferred experience with architectural design, but would consider someone with less experience with the right combination of skills.