Dapp Engineer

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Nov 01, 2022
Full time

About us

Interlay is building the safest and easiest way to use Bitcoin in decentralized finance. 

DeFi for Bitcoin: a one-stop-shop for all things Bitcoin finance, including trading, lending, and staking. And, Bitcoin for DeFi: iBTC, a decentralized 1:1 Bitcoin-backed asset for the multi-chain ecosystem.

Interlay's mission is to accelerate Bitcoin mass adoption by providing the necessary, trust-free (financial) infrastructure and products.al of a community-owned financial system, through hype and FUD.


We are looking for a Dapp Engineer that can help us build the leading Bitcoin DeFi network: Interlay. You will ship new features to our users by leveraging our existing front-end (https://github.com/interlay/interbtc-ui/), SDK (https://github.com/interlay/interbtc-api), and GraphQL layer (https://github.com/interlay/interbtc-squid). 

You are our perfect candidate if you are deep into web3 technologies, enjoy tinkering with DeFi apps, and believe in open-source. You have a strong track record of building Dapps iteratively and shipping features directly to users. You are confident in working across different technologies like React and GraphQL and combine them with your web3 knowledge to build outstanding products. You are both a passionate software engineer that cares deeply about shipping a product as well as a great communicator that values teamwork in an agile and remote environment. You are eager to push the frontiers of web3, DeFi, and cross-chain technologies together with a team that delivers the cutting edge of BTC bridging.

What you will do

  • Implement new features for our Interlay network to increase its DeFi capabilities (includes bridges, lending, and an AMM)

  • Support extending and improving the existing tech stack including front-end (https://github.com/interlay/interbtc-ui/), SDK (https://github.com/interlay/interbtc-api), and GraphQL layer (https://github.com/interlay/interbtc-squid)

  • Prioritize and coordinate new features including integrations with other projects and novel research together with the team

  • Review pull requests of other team members and give constructive feedback to refactor/improve our current implementation

  • Drive our open-source efforts to release useful libraries back to the open-source community

What you bring

  • Proven 2+ years experience in implementing and maintaining DeFi TypeScript projects including React front-end applications and TypeScript libraries

  • Proven 2+ years experience working with web3 technologies (polkadot.js, ethers.js, …)

  • Proven ability to improve the life of users: iterate fast and ship the product to the community as often as possible

  • Thorough application of testing best practices and CI/CD understanding

  • Enjoy working in agile teams by applying outstanding communication and planning skills

“Nice to have”

  • You have experience in testing automation and devops tools such as Vercel, Docker, Datadog, …

  • Prior work with Layer 1 SDKs including polkadot.js and/or ethers.js

Benefits and Perks

  • Research-oriented team

  • Solve novel problems

  • Stock options

  • Remote working

  • 30-day vacation

  • Allowance for a co-working space

  • Yearly retreat

Salary range: $95-120k pa