Platform Engineer- Identity Hubs at TBDex


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About the Job

Job Description
You will work with all major components and standards specifications - Decentralized Identifiers, Verifiable Credentials, and personal datastores - TBD will be leveraging in development of its open source tbDEX project. You will play a key role in shaping standards and developing open source implementations based on them. You are comfortable with both independent and small group collaborative development, and able to lead an engineering team if/when called upon.

This position will report to the Head of Decentralized Identity in TBD

Role Location:

We want employees to reside where they feel most creative and productive. You will be part of a team that works across all US time zones. Travel is infrequent, and likely only necessary for specific gatherings of the whole team (e.g. a quarterly week of in-person collaboration)

The majority of the team is based in the Pacific Standard time zone. This role is open to all people who can be effective partners with this team, including sharing typical working hours.

You Will:

Spend roughly 75% of your time actively developing implementations of standard components that make up the backbone of TBD's efforts.

Spend the balance of your time doing architecture and guiding other engineers in a senior capacity.

Development and maintenance of verifiable credential packages, services, libraries and dependencies

Quickly scale the learning curve on new subject areas across domains and technologies

Manage ambiguity with comfort in a shifting and evolving environment

Qualifications
You Have:

BS in CS, CE, EE, or equivalent practical experience.

2+ years experience across the major components and standards specifications (Decentralized Identifiers, Verifiable Credentials, and personal datastores).

5+ years as an engineer working on projects related to decentralized identity.

Some management experience leading a team of engineers.

Fluent in TypeScript, JavaScript, and Go

Previous open source experience

Experience with applied cryptography

You May Also Have (but not required):

Experience with DIDComms and DID Authentication.

Experience with Capability-based authorization.

Basic ability to code in RUST and work with WASM

Experience with ION and DID-based personal datastores (e.g. Identity Hubs)

Additional Information
We’re working to build a more inclusive economy where our customers have equal access to opportunity, and we strive to live by these same values in building our workplace. Block is a proud equal opportunity employer. We work hard to evaluate all employees and job applicants consistently, without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, pregnancy, gender expression or identity, sexual orientation, citizenship, or any other legally protected class.

We believe in being fair, and are committed to an inclusive interview experience, including providing reasonable accommodations to disabled applicants throughout the recruitment process. We encourage applicants to share any needed accommodations with their recruiter, who will treat these requests as confidentially as possible. Want to learn more about what we’re doing to build a workplace that is fair and square? Check out our I+D page.

Additionally, we consider qualified applicants with criminal histories for employment on our team, assessing candidates in a manner consistent with the requirements of the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.

Perks

We want you to be well and thrive. Our global benefits package includes:

Healthcare coverage
Retirement Plans
Employee Stock Purchase Program
Wellness perks
Paid parental leave
Paid time off
Learning and Development resources
Block, Inc. (NYSE: SQ) is a global technology company with a focus on financial services. Made up of Square, Cash App, Spiral, TIDAL, and TBD54566975, we build tools to help more people access the economy. Square helps sellers run and grow their businesses with its integrated ecosystem of commerce solutions, business software, and banking services. With Cash App, anyone can easily send, spend, or invest their money in stocks or Bitcoin. Spiral (formerly Square Crypto) builds and funds free, open-source Bitcoin projects. Artists use TIDAL to help them succeed as entrepreneurs and connect more deeply with fans. TBD54566975 is building an open developer platform to make it easier to access Bitcoin and other blockchain technologies without having to go through an institution.


Skills

Typescript, JavaScript, Go, decentralized identifiers, personal datastores

Compensation

DOE + Equity


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