Sep 13, 2022

Software Engineer (Frontend + Backend)

  • Iron Fish
Full time Back-end development Front-end design

Job Description

Iron Fish is a new cryptocurrency that takes no shortcuts on privacy and usability. Privacy isn’t just important, it’s essential to crypto’s success. Our vision is for Iron Fish to become a shielded layer for many more assets, even ones on different chains, and provide a platform for true digital cash.
A core belief at Iron Fish is that privacy and ease-of-use are not in opposition. Users and developers deserve both. Our codebase is TypeScript + Rust, so the world's 1M+ JavaScript developers can contribute. The current implementation is even compatible to run a full Iron Fish node directly in the browser in future iterations.
We are looking for a Software Engineer to work on the core Iron Fish protocol and supporting tools. You will work collaboratively with our team members on developing new protocol features and focus on optimization, scale, and performance of a purely decentralized peer to peer (p2p) system.
The Iron Fish team is made up of curious, passionate, kind individuals who deeply care about making a product that's a pleasure to use. If that sounds like you, we'd love to hear from you :)
You will work collaboratively with other engineers, our designer and the greater Iron Fish community to make Iron Fish a pleasure to use. The types of projects you might work on are:
Frontend Engineer:
- Node dashboard
- Mining software front end
- .. and many other projects
What we're looking for
Below are just some examples of what your background may look like—
- Written production-level code in React and TypeScript
- Web and/or Electron application development
- 3+ years of experience
Backend Engineer:
- Build, document and maintain tests, features, and infrastructure
- Communicate and document architectural designs and requirements
- Write high quality, well-tested code
What we are looking for
Below are just some examples of what your background may look like—
- Written production-level code in Node, React, JavaScript, TypeScript, or Rust
- Worked in at least one of our focus areas:
- Cryptocurrency architecture development
- Web and/or Electron application development
- P2P application development
- Security
Nice to haves
- You have experience with blockchains (e.g. Bitcoin, Ethereum and other implementations)
- Interested in cryptography (e.g. zero-knowledge proofs)

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