Software Engineer - Software Services / Backend Developer

at Hedera Hashgraph (View all jobs)
Dallas

 

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 
  • Implement and enhance the crypto, smart contract and file services 
  • Develop sample applications to demonstrate value and strength of the platform. Sample applications will include web, mobile and embedded development 
  • Be a strong and proficient hands-on programmer 
  • Spend 80% of your time designing, coding and testing 

Skills Needed: 

  • 3 Plus years of software development experience  
  • 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, industrial automation and SaaS applications) 
  • Proficiency in Java programming language and its ecosystem of libraries and tools 
  • Deep knowledge of and experience with the Java VM, covering its strengths and weaknesses 
  • Comfortable with databases and SQL, experience with geo-distributed database architecture a plus. 
  • Familiarity with security principles, cryptographic tools and libraries  
  • 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 
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or similar field, or equivalent work experience