Sr. Software Engineer at Opyn

Sr. Software Engineer

Remote San Francisco
Posted 148 days ago

# DeFi options protocol

Opyn is a product and open protocol on Ethereum that allows users to buy, sell, and create options on any ERC20. DeFi enthusiasts and projects alike rely on Opyn’s smart contracts and interface to hedge themselves against DeFi risks and take positions on different cryptocurrencies.

Opyn is pioneering on-chain hedging and derivatives markets, protecting collateralized assets in smart contracts, and securing DeFi platforms like money markets to neo-banks. We believe that building an inclusive, fair, and open financial system is a problem that will be solved with a deep understanding of cryptocurrency, finance, security-focused engineering, and a deep empathy for users.

From designing and shipping novel financial primitives to bootstrapping flourishing two-sided derivative marketplaces, we dive headfirst into the challenges necessary to build an open financial system.

## Sr. Software Engineer
We are looking for someone who loves DeFi/crypto, engineering, security, and challenges and is interested in being a foundational member of our team at the very early stage. You’ll be focused on building and iterating, architecting secure financial systems, and engaging with developers building on the platform and end users. As an early team member, you’ll have a large stake in shaping the company, helping direct strategy and product execution, in hiring and scaling the team, and in shaping the greater DeFi ecosystem.

### What you’ll be focusing on
* Help set good security and engineering processes
* Teach and mentor others on the team
* Architect and build complex and secure financial systems.
* Ship product features to users.
* Ensure the safety of users through rigorous security throughout the development stack
* User testing
* Engage with users on Discord etc. and help them troubleshoot
* Quick iteration and shipping
* Debugging
* Backend and frontend testing
* Contribute to the DeFi community
* Participate in DeFi events and help developers at hackathons and meetups
* Understand and look into lots of new DeFi products
* Help us hire further people
* Brainstorm new features and designs
* Write clear documentation

### Our Ideal Candidate
* Has 4+ years of software engineering experience
* Preferably experience with Solidity
* Has deep knowledge and passion about crypto applications / Ethereum
* Preferably DeFi
* Has a growth mindset
* Is willing to do anything it takes to solve problems and delight users
* Is a self-starter who works well in a fast-paced, rapidly changing environment driving tangible results
* Keeps up with latest technical advancements in Ethereum development and can quickly learn how to work with services and tools even without previous experience
* Upholds best practices in engineering, security, and design
* Contributes a unique set of experiences and perspectives to solving problems
* Bonus
* Is a DeFi user
* Experience with security (smart contract security, frontend security etc.)
* Finance knowledge

Email [email protected] to apply.

*Even if your experience doesn’t match the job description above, we encourage you to apply. At Opyn we are looking for people with growth-mindset, grit, passion, and a desire to solve challenging problems in DeFi. We seek out diverse opinions and experiences, and are excited to hear about your passion and unique journey.*


Javascript, Solidity, React.js, Software Architecture, Security



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