Sr. Protocol Engineer

Kaizen Talent

About the job

What we're looking for

Our client is creating fully customizable, modular infrastructure for cross-chain scalability on the blockchain. The team is seeking an exceptional Protocol engineer with strong low-level programming & compliers, LLVM, and expertise around Blockchain infrastructure. This is a truly 0-1 role to lead a small team of smart engineers building modular infra on Solanaโ€™s chain.

Fully Remote opportunity



  • This project is a mix of sophisticated systems design in addition to applying cutting-edge zero-knowledge research.
  • This role will require managing the engineering team to build out the system architecture while coordinating with our team of researchers.
  • Responsible for clean code (in Rust) to break up Solana Monolithic blockchain into modular rollups to enable users to deploy VM โ€œapp rollupsโ€ on Solana.


  • At least 5+ years of software engineering experience at companies with high reputation engineering teams
  • Willingness to learn about cryptocurrency infrastructure - we will provide materials
  • Experience with Rust
  • Bachelorโ€™s in EECS, Computer Science, Mathematics, or equivalent experience
  • Working experience in cryptocurrency/blockchain projects- ideally infrastructure related
  • Strong expertise in low-level computer language, compliers, LLVM, and zero-knowledge technology


  • Engineer will play a key part in a well funded web 3 startup that is building customizable, modular infrastructure to scale blockchains; a truly 0-1 opportunity
  • Joining an innovative and energetic team that designs and implements cryptocurrency technologies that influence both our companyโ€™s products and the industry at large
  • Top-tier compensation
  • Remote Globally

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