Polygon Labs
Senior Protocol Engineer
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Senior Protocol Engineer


About the company

Polygon Labs develops Ethereum scaling solutions for Polygon protocols. Polygon Labs engages with other ecosystem developers to help make available scalable, affordable, secure and sustainable blockchain infrastructure for Web3. Polygon Labs has initially developed a growing suite of protocols for developers to gain easy access to major scaling solutions, including layer 2s (zero-knowledge rollups and optimistic rollups), sidechains, hybrid chains, app-specific chains, enterprise chains, and data availability protocols. Scaling solutions that Polygon Labs initially developed have seen widespread adoption with tens of thousands of decentralized apps, unique addresses exceeding 225 million, over 1.2 million smart contracts created and 2.56 billion total transactions processed since inception. The existing Polygon network is home for some of the biggest Web3 projects, such as Aave, Uniswap, and OpenSea, and well-known enterprises, including Robinhood, Stripe and Adobe. Polygon Labs is carbon neutral with the goal of leading Web3 in becoming carbon negative.

Job Summary

Key Duties

📍Design and implement the Miden rollup, operator, and client. 📍Maintain and improve the core components of the Miden VM. 📍Provide technical guidance and mentorship to the team members.

What You Need To Succeed

📍Deep familiarity and a proven track record with Ethereum, rollup protocols, their trade-offs, and potential attack vectors. 📍Expertise in Rust (~3 years), including a high comfort level with advanced concepts such as generics, lifetimes, memory management, concurrency, etc. 📍Familiarity with advanced benchmarking and testing frameworks (e.g., prop-testing, fuzzing). 📍Experience in working independently on open-ended problems. 📍A strong sense of responsibility and comfort with autonomous work.

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