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Senior Onchain Engineer - Incubation

  • Full Time
  • United States
  • Posted 1 month ago

Job description


  • Company Overview: Kraken is a global leader in cryptocurrency services, driven by a mission to accelerate the adoption of cryptocurrencies to empower financial freedom and inclusion. Known for its robust security measures and educational resources, Kraken offers a range of products including Kraken Pro, Kraken NFT, and Kraken Futures.
  • Company Culture: Kraken promotes a diverse and inclusive work environment, emphasizing the importance of team collaboration and innovation. As a remote-first company with employees in over 60 countries, Kraken supports a variety of cultures and perspectives, enhancing its mission and values rooted in the crypto ethos.
  • Work Opportunities: Kraken is looking for talented individuals to join its Incubation team, which focuses on innovative blockchain technologies and on-chain solutions. This fully remote team is responsible for exploring and integrating new protocols and decentralized applications to enhance Kraken’s offerings.
  • Role Overview: Team members on the Incubation team work with Rust Engineers, cryptographers, and on-chain experts to develop and implement on-chain strategies, including smart contracts and Layer 2 solutions. This role involves independent research, open-source contributions, and active participation in the crypto community through conferences and networking.
  • Responsibilities:
    • Develop and manage on-chain smart contracts and protocols.
    • Implement EVM layer 2 solutions.
    • Conduct independent research and publish under open-source licenses.
    • Engage with the on-chain ecosystem through conference attendance and networking.
  • Desired Experience:
    • Extensive experience as an on-chain developer with a proven track record in secure smart contracts and protocol engineering.
    • Deep knowledge of EVM and non-EVM blockchain ecosystems.
    • Proficiency in Solidity, with Rust and Go being advantageous.
  • Additional Skills: Experience in technical leadership and mentoring. Familiarity with modern cryptographic techniques and on-chain security practices. Passion for developing privacy-focused and high-performance software.
  • Application Note: Kraken encourages all interested candidates to apply, especially those who are passionate about blockchain technology and cryptocurrency, even if they do not meet every single requirement listed. We value diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. As an equal opportunity employer, Kraken seeks individuals who are innovative, team-oriented, and eager to be part of a transformative industry.
  • Compensation: The target annual salary range for this role is $155,000 to $234,000, exclusive of bonuses, equity, and other benefits such as a wellness allowance and comprehensive health coverage.



Job overview​

Data posted

1 month ago


United States



Employment Type

Full Time

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