The Crypto Recruiters – Land On Top Talent

Protocol Engineer: $180K – $220K – Remote, USA

As a protocol engineer, you will be a core team member building the future of their open source distributed systems infrastructure.


Protocol team engineers have direct impact on the trajectory of their layer 0 distributed ledger technology. You will contribute to the design of developer APIs, build features that enable cross-application integrations, and contribute solutions to complex systems architecture problems.


  • 5+ years’ experience with Scala and/or Java.
  • Strong background in distributed systems or big data tooling.
  • Solid understanding of core algorithms and data structures.
  • Familiarity with git, test + design practices, and agile software design concepts.
  • Experience with TCP/IP networking, architecture, and distributed systems.
  • BA/BS/PhD in computer science or related field, or equivalent experience.
  • Interest in functional programming concepts.
  • Knowledge of existing blockchain architectures.
  • Knowledge of large-scale data pipelines.
  • Experience with or strong background with math, statistics, or topology.
  • Open-source contributions.

Tech Requirements

  • JVM microservices
  • Functional Scala (cats)
  • AWS / cloud / Terraform