Careers

Working at Horizen Labs

Sr. Software Engineer (Raleigh-Durham) Durham, Raleigh

Engineering

We’re looking for a creative software engineer that is eager to design and take to market next-generation blockchain technologies that are accessible to users and businesses around the world.

The Opportunity

  • Build technology for a highly competitive market
  • Design, develop, test, deploy, maintain, and improve software
  • Manage individual project priorities, deadlines, and deliverables

About You

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, related technical discipline or equivalent practical experience
  • 5 years of software development experience in one or more general purpose programming languages
  • Experience working with two or more from the following: Unix/Linux environments, distributed and parallel systems, machine learning, information retrieval, natural language processing, networking, developing large software systems, and/or security software development
  • Excellent C++, Java Golang, or similar general-purpose programming language. Some experience in functional programming languages like Scala
  • Working proficiency and communication skills in verbal and written English
  • You are passionate about the promise of blockchain technology
  • You aren’t afraid of working in a fast paced environment, understanding when to ask for help or when to pull up your sleeves to get stuff done

Our Ideal Candidate

  • Master’s, PhD degree or experience in engineering, computer science or other technical related fields
  • 8 years of experience in developing and architecting highly-complex, technically challenging, cross-functional software oriented projects from inception to delivery
  • Track record of individual technical achievement
  • Experience with two or more general purpose programming languages including, but not limited to: Java, C++, Python, JavaScript
  • Experience developing accessible technologies
  • Interest and ability to learn other coding languages as needed

If you join us you’ll get

  • Opportunity to build your dream team and participate in building cutting edge technology that will disrupt many other industries
  • Competitive compensation
  • Flexible Paid Time Off -- we care most about results
  • Performance-based bonus pool
  • Participate in employee stock option plan

Who we are

Horizen Labs is a blockchain technology startup that enables businesses to build distributed ledger solutions that are fast, secure, private and scalable. We recently raised $4 million from some of the industry’s top thought leaders, including Digital Currency Group and Liberty City Ventures. We provide a seamless way for businesses to incorporate customized digital ledger technology into their operations, removing a significant barrier to blockchain adoption and advancing the industry as a whole.

Our proprietary sidechain deployment tool utilizes Horizen’s highly secure, privacy-focused, public infrastructure.

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