SENIOR BLOCKCHAIN ARCHITECT

 

The ideal candidate is a strong all-rounded technologist with a personal passion for blockchains and related disciplines, with proven experience as a software architect and/or technical lead.

 

Role / Responsibilities

  • Get involved across the board for all technical and functional aspects of blockchain on several games projects

  • Conduct continuous research on blockchain technologies and keep an eye on any tech stack or standards which can apply to the gaming sector

  • Participate in the design, architecture and implementation of the different software components, including smart contracts, frontends and backends

  • Play a central role in the blockchain game's design, be innovative, assess the feasibility and give insight on cost/benefit for different concepts

  • Enforce the adequate level of security for managing crypto-assets

 

Minimal Skill Set

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in Computer Science, Engineering or related disciplines

  • Understanding of computer science fundamentals

  • Programming proficiency with at least one language

  • Unit-Testing and Continuous Integration processes experience

  • Experience using Git and collaborative tools

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills in English

 

Qualifications

  • In-depth understanding of all the technical and functional aspects of blockchains (consensus, security models, tokenomics, ...) and crypto-wallets (keys management, UX, ...), robust knowledge of Ethereum

  • Proficiency with one of the following languages: Go/C++/Rust (code-literacy with one of the Ethereum node implementations) and with Javascript (Web3)

  • Experience designing and implementing systems based on blockchain (separation of duties between chain, frontends and backends)

  • Experience with Smart-Contracts full development cycle (Solidity) and knowledge of the standards for token contracts (ERC-20, ERC-721, ERC-1155, ...)

  • Strong experience with UNIX systems (Linux) and Cloud Infrastructures (AWS, GCP, ...)

 

Nice to have

  • PhD (or strong programming experience) in Blockchains, Decentralised Systems, Cryptography, Virtual Machines or related discipline

  • Experience in blockchain gaming

  • Deep understanding of major public blockchains and scalability solutions

  • Team-leadership

  • Experience as a core blockchain developer

  • Experience implementing Crypto-Wallets

  • Experience with GPGPU and/or Crypto Mining

  • Experience in the Financial / Fintech industry

 

Perks

  • Excellent company culture: give your best while having fun and grow as a person

  • Exciting startup-like environment with a lot of ideas and projects: you never get bored

  • A flat structure: your ideas get heard by the right people very quickly

  • Diverse range of games and app genres: learn and try on different projects

  • Multicultural work environment: 15 nationalities and counting

  • Casual dress code. Free coffee, tea and fruit daily

  • Medical, Life & Personal Accident insurance

  • Free company shuttle bus to and from selected MTR stations daily

  • Regular and fun company activities (we have a Switch, an XBox and a VR set)

  • 5-days work week, 15 annual leave days

  • Other leaves (Marriage Leave, Compassionate Leave, Exam Leave)

  • Opportunity to attend international conferences to stay up to date with the rapidly evolving Blockchains industry

 

Working visa sponsorship and relocation allowance will be provided for non-Hong Kong candidates.

To apply for this position please send your resume with position applied, academic transcript (for recent graduates), current and expected salary to careers@animocabrands.com. Please attach any portfolio or showcase of your work such as Games, Websites or GitHub repositories. Short-listed candidates will be contacted.

 

Information provided will be treated in strict confidence and will only be used for recruitment-related purposes. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted. Information of unsuccessful applicants will be destroyed after six months.

Address: Unit 417-421, Cyberport 1, 100 Cyberport Road, Hong Kong

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