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Distributed Systems Engineer

Syndicate

Syndicate

Software Engineering
Remote
Posted on Wednesday, May 22, 2024

About Us

Syndicate is building the infrastructure to take web3 mainstream. Developers leverage Syndicate’s products to abstract web3’s complexity, allowing teams to spend less time managing complex web3 infrastructure and more time building an exceptional end-to-end experience for their customers.

Founded in January 2021, we've raised over $28M from top leaders who represent a diverse array of industries and communities, including firms like Andreessen Horowitz, IDEO CoLab Ventures, Variant, Electric Capital, Coinbase, and over 200 other strategic and community investors.

We’re proud to be a distributed company that's remote-first. We’ve built a top-notch remote culture that includes perks such as an employee perks stipend, coworking space stipend, unlimited time off, regular in-person meetups around the world (including twice a year where we fly the whole company out to a shared summit), and many more benefits to help you do your best work wherever you are.

At Syndicate, we're building a fundamentally revolutionary product—one that promises to bring crypto to the mainstream in a way never before attempted. That starts with a diverse, inclusive, and welcoming team. We are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace.

The Role

We’re looking for a Distributed Systems Engineer to design and build resilient, high-performance decentralized infrastructure supporting Ethereum rollups. This role requires deep technical expertise in distributed systems and the EVM. You will work closely with our engineering team to develop scalable solutions that power our products.

You Will:

  • Architect, maintain, and build the infrastructure and services that power Syndicate’s EVM rollup solutions.

  • Ensure the reliability, scalability, and performance of distributed systems.

  • Collaborate with the entire engineering team to ensure a seamless developer experience across all protocol components.

  • Contribute to the development and maintenance of foundational open-source tools for rollup users.

  • Troubleshoot and resolve complex system issues, ensuring system efficiency and reliability.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or a related field.

  • Proven experience in designing and building distributed systems, including peer-to-peer software and applications.

  • Strong programming skills in languages such as Rust or Go.

  • Experience with Reth or Geth (or willingness to quickly learn), rollups, nodes, or oracles.

  • Deep understanding of security best practices.

  • Knowledge of cloud computing platforms like Google Cloud.

  • Excellent problem-solving skills and the ability to work effectively in a team.

  • Superb communication, collaboration, and organizational skills.

Nice to Haves:

  • Master’s Degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or a related field.

  • Experience with real-time data processing and indexing.

  • Background in low latency systems and performance sensitive environments.

  • Experience in developing or maintaining trading bots or algorithmic trading systems, which require high performance and low latency.

Benefits:

  • Competitive Salary.

  • Equity Package.

  • Medical, vision, and dental insurance.

  • 401(k) - not matched.

  • $3,000 annual Employee Perks stipend (home office setup, health & wellness, learning & development, and software & subscriptions).

  • Co-working space reimbursement.

  • Unlimited Vacation.

  • 2x annual full-team onsites (previously in Lisbon, Alta, Denver).