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Protocol Engineer



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Posted on Tuesday, June 18, 2024

Protocol Engineer

What we do

Alkimiya is a decentralized protocol for blockspace financial assets, providing both producers and consumers of blockspace with the marketplace to create and trade financial instruments suited to their needs. Blockspace is the core resource powering the heartbeat of the entire crypto ecosystem. Similar to how robust financial markets developed for all primary energy and commodities in history, as on-chain commercial activities expand, native financial markets dedicated to blockspace becomes a top requirement for the industry’s sustainable growth.

About the team

We are a lean and well-capitalized team of 10, working hybrid with flexible hours all over the world. The team meets frequently in person during offsites where we focus on building connections with teammates and having fun. So far, we’ve had offsites in Barcelona, London, Denver, San Francisco, and Tahoe.


As the Protocol Engineer, you will help our team in building open, transparent, frictionless protocols. You will be given the opportunity to design, build, test, and launch products. You will also help the team in enabling the collection, storage, and analysis of on-chai data.


Contribute to the Alkimiya protocol by designing and implement smart contracts.
Research, apply, and invent new smart contract paradigms.
Design and implement peripheral mechanisms to the Alkimiya protocol.
Designing and developing scalable data pipelines that automate the ingestion, processing, and transformation of data from various sources.
Work across all aspects of data from engineering to building sophisticated visualizations, machine learning models and experiments. Conduct independent data-driven research.

Core Skills

2+ years of experience building and releasing production grade Solidity contracts.
A deep understanding of the Ethereum Virtual Machine.
Prior experience deploying complex smart contract systems to the Ethereum mainnet.
In-depth knowledge of common algorithms, data structures, and their computational & memory complexities.
Basic understanding of common DeFi primitives and their trade-offs.

What we offer

A competitive salary (cash comp + equity).
A flexible, remote-first work environment.
Opportunities for professional growth and advancement within the company.
A supportive and collaborative team culture that values innovation and creativity.
The chance to make a significant impact in a sustainable future of crypto.