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Stellar Development Foundation
Senior C++ Engineer
7 months ago | 457 views | 5 applications

Senior C++ Engineer

Per year
$200,000 To $240,000

About the company

Interested in working on cutting-edge blockchain technology and creating equitable access to the global financial system? Since 2014, the mission-driven team at the Stellar Development Foundation (SDF) has helped fuel the tremendous growth of the Stellar blockchain network, an open-source platform that operates at high-scale today. Developers and companies around the world build on it, and the SDF team is expanding to support the rapidly growing and changing Stellar ecosystem. The launch of Soroban, the new smart contracts platform designed to work well with Stellar, brings a wealth of opportunity for innovation. When you join SDF as a Community Manager, you will be a part of a team that’s leveraging that opportunity to increase developer participation in order to bootstrap the ecosystem of tools, protocols, dapps, and educational resources necessary for Soroban to succeed.

Job Summary

In this role, you will:

📍Design and build key components of Stellar Core - the backbone software behind the Stellar Network. 📍Design and develop robust, scalable, and extensible technologies that empower our developers and network participants. 📍Collaborate on new architectures and subsystems, working alongside our CTO, our team of engineers, and our community of open source developers. 📍Write clean, maintainable code with an emphasis on edge case analysis and future-proofing our work. 📍Own core subsystems of Stellar Core, and help the team hit critical product milestones. 📍Collaborate with the team on code review and design, and contribute to best practices for all of engineering at SDF. 📍Investigate and refactor performance bottlenecks in order to continue scaling the system. 📍Author detailed technical feature and protocol (RFC) specifications - we take design seriously, and we encourage everyone to be a part of our RFC processes.


📍You have 5+ years of experience developing software on a team. 📍You have a BS or MS in Computer Science or equivalent field. 📍You excel in writing code in C++ 11, especially in a production environment. 📍You're a great communicator that can advocate and lead technical discussions, especially during the design and code review process. 📍You have a solid understanding of software design patterns, and how to build components that are reusable, extensible, and modular. 📍You are knowledgeable of best practices and development tools and are passionate about technological innovation. 📍You have a passion for performance debugging and benchmarking. 📍You love a good challenge in an ever-evolving space - many of the challenges we face are being faced for the first time! 📍You're enthusiastic about working on a small, growing team where you'll be given a lot of autonomy. 📍You're open, empathetic, and care about putting the best ideas forward in a collaborative and helpful manner.

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