London Product Full-time

Senior Blockchain Engineer

*Experience with Ethereum required*
At R3 we’re planning to change the world. Joining us means working at the cutting edge of permissioned blockchain and distributed ledger technology (DLT) whilst it transforms the future of business.
Corda is a DLT platform conceived at the outset for running complex workflows between businesses absent centralized points of control. Designed for the needs of financial markets infrastructures, it is trusted by banks, stock exchanges, insurance companies, payments companies, and others to deliver reliable, scalable, and performant decentralized systems.
Role Summary
You will be joining the Corda Platform’s Interoperability engineering team, currently tasked with building the bridging technology between public blockchains, such as Ethereum, and Corda. This is a greenfield project area; you will contribute design work to deliver architectural components, peer review code, contribute to planning, manage your own time, and are able to deliver on those commitments you undertake to your team as part of their ongoing task of building and shipping great software.

Key Responsibilities (what will I do most often?)

  • Contribute towards your team’s technical delivery by developing software, writing & reviewing designs, code reviewing, and ensuring our software is acceptable for hands-on use.
  • Fix issues as are raised through QA or Support tickets.
  • Embody the culture of your team both internally and externally. Value your peer’s contributions, strive to hit commitments, and champion true craftsmanship.
  • Collaborate with your teammates to ensure the team is delivering a cohesive product.
  • Embrace a culture of ownership in which you feel empowered to make design choices, learn from successes and failures, and always seek to build better and more capable new versions of software.

Other Responsibilities (what will I do sometimes?)

  • Represent your team during cross-team alignments, retrospectives, and technical discussion forums.
  • Present and discuss the work of your team with R3 stakeholders.
  • Write blogs and internal tech-talks.

Essential Skills (what do I need to do the job?)

  • You have a strong technical programming background.
  • You appreciate that Software Engineering is a discipline and Programming a craft, embracing both and seeking to better each.
  • You have experience working with some flavor of Ethereum or Enterprise Ethereum
  • You have developed and deployed software that runs on the EVM
  • You have worked with and developed enterprise-level software. We develop in Java and Kotlin, plus utilize cloud technologies, such as AWS, to deliver Corda – although these are not mandatory to have, you may be interested in working with these technologies.
  • You are familiar with standard building and delivery automation tools – previous experience with Gradle is desired
  • You have worked in domains where high availability and performance matter.
  • You care about quality, and engineering agility, and have the desire to provide the best possible products and capabilities for our customers.

R3 is leading the future of digital finance by powering multi-party solutions that deliver digital trust and unlocking greater potential for regulated businesses everywhere. R3ers center around our core values – Collaborative, Ownership, Bold and Customer First – as a result our flagship DLT platform, Corda, is trusted by the world’s leading financial market infrastructures (FMIs), exchanges, central banks and commercial banks.
Corda is an open and permissioned distributed application platform that empowers regulated institutions to realize the full potential of direct digital collaboration to solve complex multi-party workflows.

R3 is is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. We are a diverse and inclusive workplace that supports all ethnicities, races, genders, sexual orientations, origins, disability and veteran status and cultures. At R3, we’re committed to fostering an environment where individuality–not conformity–is embraced and valued because we believe our collective differences are what make us better together. If you don’t meet all of the above criteria, but you think you’d be a great addition to R3, send us your CV/resume. We’re always interested in meeting bold, collaborative people who are excited to work with us.

About us

R3 is a leading provider of enterprise technology and services for the development of multi-party solutions that enable direct, digital collaboration in regulated industries where trust is critical.

Our values

Customers first

Customer success is paramount. We build strong relationships and strive to create the best possible experience. Learn why so many of our customers view R3 as a trusted, long-term partner.

Collaborative

We bring together all parts of our ecosystem and give our customers the tools and environment to work together to change their industries.

Bold

We have the agility of a small company but the confidence and ambition of the industry-defining trailblazer we aspire to become. As a thought leader, R3 subject matter experts produce compelling analysis and insight into emerging technology.

Ownership

We demand excellence and take pride in our products and services. We believe the our platform, Corda, will transform the way the world does business.

Our benefits

We offer comprehensive and competitive benefits packages to ensure the wellbeing of all our employees and their loved ones. For a regional breakdown of our company benefits and perks, click here.

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