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Tech Lead Web3 Engineering



Hamburg, Germany
Posted on Wednesday, January 25, 2023
Impossible Cloud represents the spirit of innovation and determination. Our cutting-edge cloud solutions help bridge the gap between web3 technology and mainstream B2B cloud use cases. We are eliminating frictions currently slowing web3 mass adoption and deliver key benefits like increased speed and security while optimizing costs.
Impossible Cloud was founded by serial entrepreneurs who formerly built multiple unicorns. Our passionate team continuously researches and pushes the boundaries of distributed technologies. Impossible Cloud is backed by an all-star team of internationally renowned venture capital companies, and we are part of the Protocol Labs Network.
Become part of something bigger: We’re committed to reinventing the internet, to push technological innovation and business determination to the next level. Join us on our journey to make the impossible possible.
Your impact
As Web3 Lead m/w/d for Impossible Cloud, you will lead the research, design, and implementation of our web3 infrastructure: a decentralized network of nodes for cloud storage and computing. And develop scalable, performant, and resilient software. You will lead the technical development of our web3 layer 1 and layer 2 protocols.

What you will do

  • Actively contribute to researching and defining our decentralized cloud solutions and web3 infrastructure, and validate them across all stakeholders
  • Design and Implement performant and resilient distributed systems
  • Lead, with a hands-on approach, the running, scaling, and maintaining of production software
  • Build powerful teams across all areas of web3 development and decentralized storage technology by driving hiring, cross-functional education & mentoring
  • Oversee the deliverables under your remit and ensure execution according to the vision defined with the leadership
  • Work closely with the leadership team to align vision, design, and implementation
  • Partner with our Product Leadership to define the technical roadmap of our cloud product infrastructure
  • Actively engage and educate the community, including presenting our technology to external events

You could be a great fit for this role if you have

  • Outstanding academic achievements in Computer Science, Computer engineering, or related fields
  • A solid understanding of distributed systems principles and applications
  • Deep conceptual understanding of blockchain technologies & their related ecosystems
  • Significant experience in technical design and implementation of web3 & peer-to-peer decentralized technology, including building protocol layer 1
  • Excellent ability building applications in Go and/or Rust
  • Consolidated experience in designing, building, and maintaining production software at scale
  • Strong experience leading projects independently in a fast-paced environment
  • Experience in hiring, developing, and leading a winning team, enabling a collaborative environment and continuous learning
  • Ability to interact with both technical and non-technical stakeholders, contributors, and users
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English

Bonus points

  • Ph.D. in a related field
  • Experience in cryptography / tokenomics / smart contracts / consensus protocols
  • Previous experience writing advanced code in one of the following: node.js, typescript, Javascript
  • Previous experience in decentralized storage or cloud domain
  • Experience leading, contributing to, reviewing, and moderating open-source projects
  • Wide professional network in the web3 spaces
What we offer
- Work with experienced, passionate, and supportive colleagues and cutting-edge technology
- Great office in a trendy location, free healthy brain food, and subsidized premium gym membership
- Monthly recurring, collaborative meetup weeks with cool team events
- A flat hierarchy and a high level of trust and responsibility: everyone has at least one significant topic they own fully
Our culture
We are determined to win. We welcome people from all backgrounds who seek the opportunity to help build a future where everyone can contribute equally. In-person collaboration and communication are part of Impossible Cloud’s cultural identity, and we value working together regularly in our Hamburg Headquarters.
The recruiting process
1. Please submit your LinkedIn Profile or CV together with the application form
2. Successful candidates are invited to a Kickoff call.
3. We will then initiate a fast, lean remote and on-site interview process designed for the specific role and seniority.
4. Within days, you could be part of the Impossible Cloud team!