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Senior Partner Engineer

Matter Labs

Matter Labs

Berlin, Germany
Posted on Saturday, January 28, 2023
At Matter Labs, we believe freedom drives progress and prosperity. We don’t see ourselves as a company, but as a team aligned around a single mission: to advance personal freedom for all (see ZK Credo).
To achieve this goal, we’re building zkSync — a credibly neutral, fully open source technology stack and network on top of Ethereum, which is owned and governed by its community. We use advanced cryptography called zero-knowledge proofs to scale Ethereum infinitely without compromising on security or decentralization. With a world-class team, a community of over 1M supporters across Twitter + Discord, and hundreds of millions $ in funding, we have abundant resources to accomplish the mission.
The Role
We're looking for a Senior Partner Engineer to be at the forefront of real-world blockchain adoption. This role uniquely combines deep engineering skills with great interpersonal skills and plays a key part in our strategy to onboard the next billion users.
If you are passionate about building innovative and scalable Web3 applications and have experience designing world-class systems, we would love to hear from you!
This position is fully remote.

What You'll Be Doing

  • Be a goal-oriented developer, diving deeply into our codebase to solve problems spanning our smart contracts to our core node
  • Conduct independent research in your area of ownership, design, implement, and document partner-oriented solutions to our core technology
  • Combine great engineering skills with great interpersonal skills to onboard the biggest companies in both Web3 and Web2
  • Collaborate closely and often with core engineers, product, business, and external development entities in order to affect change
  • Develop a strong understanding of the value zkSync brings to the world derived by a true mastery of the technology
  • Help partners dive into the ZK Stack and design their products
  • Work with DeFi Blue Chips to help them deploy on zkSync Era

What We Look For in You

  • 3+ years in backend software development and a deep understanding of software engineering best practices and architectures
  • Experience in Web3 and a track record of success
  • Passion for our mission to advance personal freedom for all
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ownership mindset
  • Excellent understanding of Ethereum
  • Ability to thrive solo thinking through complex problems just as much as collaborating with partners
  • Fluency in written and spoken English
  • Extra points: understanding of the EVM, experience with dev tools, experience building protocols, experience with rust
Working at Matter Labs
At Matter Labs, you have the freedom to work how you want, when you want, and from where you want. All positions are 100% remote (with optional travel to team and/or industry events). We operate in lean and nimble teams, with no time tracking and minimum bureaucracy. We move fast. Only results matter. We will provide you with everything you need to learn, grow, and be productive.
Our results-only environment means anyone who believes in our mission can join us, regardless of background, sexual orientation, race, gender, and age. Both our team and community are made up of people from diverse backgrounds. That's why, out of politeness and respect, we refrain from opinions on politics, religion, or sex at the workplace.
We designed our culture around the tenants of freedom and ownership. This ethos will underpin our positive-sum community as we evolve toward full decentralization.
If this role resonates with you, apply now for prompt feedback.
Read more about working at Matter Labs here.
Important: We are remote-first, operating in the timezones between UTC-5 (Latam and Atlantic Coast) to UTC+7 (South-East Asia).
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