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ConsenSys is a venture production studio and the leading technology firm in blockchain globally . We deliver products, solutions and platforms built using blockchain technology to transform how business is done in complex network of buyers, suppliers and consumers.

Our teams are busy at work building the future of identity, financial markets, commerce, the music industry, security, and infrastructure, and more. To accomplish this we've built out a flat organizational structure which we call the ConsenSys Mesh: a network of individuals & teams working autonomously and towards the same goal. Our mission is to use these decentralized solutions to fundamentally reshape the economic, social, and political operating systems of the planet. If you are someone that thrives in a fast-paced environment where being self-directed, determined, and resilient are a requirement, we would love for you to join us.

About OpenLaw at ConsenSys:

OpenLaw is a ConsenSys spoke that has built the first “smart” legal agreements. We’re using blockchain technology to reimagine the future of commerce and the $160 billion transactional legal market.

At its core, OpenLaw is a multi-module blockchain-based protocol and markup language to prepare, manage, and execute smart legal agreements. Using the OpenLaw protocol you can seamlessly execute a range of commercial transactions, store digital signatures on a blockchain, and execute smart contracts.

At OpenLaw you must balance passion for the technology while knowing when and how to focus the conversation on our users. At OpenLaw we enjoy an open and inclusive culture, competitive benefits, and the freedom to explore and experiment. We are always iterating and improving our work, the culture, and ourselves.

If you are someone that thrives in a fast-paced environment where being self-directed, determined, and resilient are a requirement, we would love for you to join us. Please feel free to join our Slack or check out our Medium page before applying.

About the role:

We use Scala as our main programming language with JavaScript / React for our frontend. Our backend uses LevelDB, and Ethereum to store, search, and verify data. We are product driven and committed to open source. That means our end goal is to the deliver the best and fastest product possible for our users and to do so in a community driven manner.

OpenLaw is looking for experienced full-stack engineers to help build our application. This is a role for engineers who can collaborate with a team to architect and deliver feature upgrades and improvements. Engineering partners in this role have built features such as custom integrations and have implemented significant changes to the application architecture. This person must be comfortable working in diverse development ecosystems and have worked independently in a rapidly scaling start up.

Responsibilities:
  • Implement OpenLaw feature upgrades, improvements, and architectural builds
  • Collaborate with a team to ship major product builds
  • Deliver on rapid implementation schedules to build web functionality that is fast, scalable, and upholds smart development goals and principles
  • Keep our users happy by maintaining the software, troubleshooting and fixing bugs.

Requirements:
  • 5+ years professional development experience
  • Familiar with languages and storage solutions like CQRS and Domain Driven Design.
  • Experience in API Design (REST or other) and Akka.
  • Familiar with front-end languages like JavaScript with toolkits like React
  • Comfortable working on multiple codebases, with the ability to quickly understand new projects and tooling systems
  • High-level understanding of public-private key encryption protocols
  • Experience with cloud infrastructure (e.g. AWS, Azure)
  • Experience working for a rapidly scaling start-up
  • Detail-orientation throughout the web engineering lifecycle
  • Passion for delivering high-quality web functionality with quick turnaround times
  • An open source project on GitHub with 25+ stars
  • Commitment to end users and to making their experience as seamless as possible
  • Detail-oriented with a commitment to stylish, elegant design


Here are some of the perks of being part of a unique organization like ConsenSys:
  • The forefront of a revolution. At ConsenSys we fundamentally believe that a next generation of technologies presents the opportunity to create a more just and equitable society.
  • A dynamic startup environment. ConsenSys is a thought leader in the blockchain space and we are absorbing a significant portion of the mindshare. This is both exciting and challenging, as we learn to scale our organization while adhering to the principles of decentralization.
  • Continuous learning. You’ll be constantly exposed to new languages, frameworks and ideas from your peers and as you work on different projects -- challenging you to stay at the top of your game.
  • Deep technical challenges. This entire ecosystem is about 10 years old. Ethereum itself is still a toddler. There is much work to be done before these platforms can scale to the order of millions or billions of users. ConsenSys is building the technology platforms that can get us to those next thresholds of scale.

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