The Crypto Recruiters

Protocol Engineer – Remote

Our client is looking for full time protocol engineers to join our team. 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.


  • JVM microservices
  • Functional scala (cats)
  • AWS / cloud / terraform


  • 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

Nice to have:

  • 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


  • Possible compensation split with equity range of: 0.01% – 0.1%
  • 100% remote team
  • Unlimited PTO
  • Equity and/or token grants

This is a fully remote role with a preference for candidates working in American time zones.