ConsenSys Inc - Senior Software Engineer - Direct Hire [Remote]


About the job


Braintrust is the only network that gives in-demand talent all the freedom of freelance with all the benefits, community and stability of a full-time role. As the first decentralized talent network, our revolutionary Web3 model ensures the community that relies on Braintrust to find work are the same people who own and build it through the blockchain token, BTRST. So unlike other marketplaces that take 20% to 50% of talent earnings, Braintrust allows talent to keep 100% of earnings and to vote on key changes to improve the network. Braintrust is working to change the way freelance works โ€“ for good.
  • JOB TYPE: Direct Hire Position (no agencies/C2C - see notes below)
  • LOCATION: Remote - Europe, North or South America
  • SALARY: $150,000 โ€“ $180,000/yr
  • ESTIMATED DURATION: 40hr/week - Long term


  • Must be located in European, or North and South America time zones ***

What Youโ€™ll Do
  • Design and implement prototypes, tools, and simulations
  • Contribute to the teamโ€™s open source codebases
  • Engage in teamโ€™s design and code reviews
  • Propose, write, explain technical designs, approaches, solutions
  • Participate in the teamโ€™s standup and agile development processes
  • Communication and collaboration with a fully distributed team

About You
  • Experience implementing complex concurrent systems and novel algorithms
  • Ability to quickly learn new systems, technologies, and languages
  • Highly pragmatic engineer balancing research and prototyping
  • Excellent coding skills
  • Good communication skills

Nice to have
  • Rust, C, C++
  • Understanding of Ethereum and blockchain tech
  • Familiarity with the internals of other blockchains
  • Technical knowledge of peer-to-peer networks
  • Knowledge and understanding of cryptography

About Quilt

Quilt, a part of ConsenSys Mesh, is an Applied R&D team focused solely on pushing the Ethereum ecosystem forward - no strings attached to business functions.

The objective of the Quilt team is to improve the usability, capacity, and performance of Ethereum. Quilt has or will be working on areas related to EIP-1559, the merge of eth1 and eth2 Proof of Stake, EIP-3074, account abstraction, and execution environments (eth2 phase 2)

About Mesh

ConsenSys Mesh (a.k.a. Mesh) is an accelerator, incubator, investor, and enabler of blockchain technology solutions. Our mission is to champion global adoption and awareness of groundbreaking technologies in Web3 and DeFi.

Founded in 2015 by Ethereum co-founder Joseph Lubin, we are a network of loosely coupled, tightly aligned teams, products, and investments that include:
  • A portfolio of 190+ equity and token positions
  • Tachyon, our accelerator program for early stage Web3 startups
  • Research & Development team making meaningful contributions to the Ethereum ecosystem
  • A suite of incubated companies such as Gitcoin, Decrypt, Sobol, and more

We are a remote-friendly team with diverse backgrounds and a shared passion for advancing the arrival of Web3. Given our rich history and founder focus we have built an unparalleled network and a rapidly growing organization. To learn more visit

Why join ConsenSys Mesh?

Here are some of the perks of being part of our unique organization
  • One of the most recognized brands in the blockchain ecosystem globally. Work experience at ConsenSys Mesh is a tremendous asset for your career. Mesh alumni have moved on to become tech entrepreneurs, CEOs, and team leads at tech companies.
  • The forefront of a revolution. We believe blockchain is a next generation of technology that can lay the foundation for a more just and equitable society. You can be a part of building the digital economy of tomorrow and radically transforming our society for the better.
  • A dynamic startup environment with deep roots. We are one of the earliest blockchain companies and a leader in the space. Youโ€™ll be joining a network of entrepreneurs and technologists that reaches the edge of our ecosystem.
  • Deep technical challenges. Blockchain technology is just over 10 years old. Ethereum itself is still a toddler. There is much to be done before these platforms can scale to the order of millions or billions of users. We are building the tools, infrastructure and applications l that are pushing the technology forward.
  • Continuous learning and improvements. Youโ€™ll be constantly exposed to new concepts, ideas and frameworks from your peers and as you work on different projects โ€” challenging you to stay at the top of your game.

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Qualified candidates will be invited to do a screening interview with the Braintrust staff. We will answer your questions about the project, and our platform. If we determine it is the right fit for both parties, we'll invite you to join the platform and create a profile to apply directly for this project.

C2C Candidates: This role is not available to C2C candidates working with an agency. If you are a professional contractor who has created an LLC/corp around their consulting practice, this is well aligned with Braintrust and weโ€™d welcome your application.

Braintrust values the multitude of talents and perspectives that a diverse workforce brings. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, national origin, religion, age, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, or protected veteran status.

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