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Protocol Research Engineer
Protocol Incentivization
Confirmed live in the last 24 hours
Experience Level
Desired Skills
Computer Networking
  • A passion for blockchain technology, privacy-preserving technology and decentralization
  • A strong academic background
  • Experience with token economics
  • Experience with protocol incentivization
  • Experience designing incentive systems and writing/deploying smart contracts in Ethereum
  • Experience with game theory
  • Experience with low level/strongly typed languages (C/C++/Go/Rust)
  • Experience building networking-heavy applications and p2p networking specifically
  • Familiarity with message propagation in loosely connected networks
  • Familiar with p2p building blocks such as gossiping, routing and discovery (DHTs), and Nat traversal
  • A Master's degree in Computer Science with a focus on computer networks
  • A strong alignment to our principles: https://status.im/about/#our-principles
  • Research and develop open P2P protocols for secure messaging
  • Build incentivized, distributed systems
  • Research incentives for nodes to provide resources and/or offer services in P2P protocols
  • Use a layered protocol approach that is mindful and explicit about what it requires, what it provides, under what threat models, and with what trade-offs
  • Combine cryptoeconomics and traditional technologies to create a sustainable, scalable, distributed, and fault-tolerant system
  • Use libp2p to build application-level protocols
  • Interpret and implement solutions based on academic research
  • Provide feedback on overall design decisions, and participate in code reviews
  • Write Nim code
  • Interview with Angel from our Talent team
  • Interview with team member from the Vac team
  • Pair programming task with the Vac team
  • Interview with Oskar, the Program lead
Desired Qualifications
  • A PhD degree in an area related to computer networks
  • Contributed to a blockchain-related, open source project
  • In in the Ethereum community
  • Experience with cryptography such as OTR, X3DH, Noise protocol
  • Experience with Nim
  • Experience with off-the-shelf networking stacks such as libp2p / devp2p

51-200 employees

Mobile Ethereum OS
Company Overview
Status is on a mission to build the tools and infrastructure for the advancement of a secure, private, and open web3. As a product, Status is an open source, Ethereum-based app that gives users the power to chat, transact, and access a revolutionary world of DApps on the decentralized web.
  • Sick leave
  • New equipment
  • Parental leave
  • Coworking allowance
  • TravelPerk account
  • Headspace subscription
  • Learning allowance
Company Core Values
  • Liberty
  • Censorship resistance
  • Security
  • Privacy
  • Transparency
  • Openness
  • Decentralization
  • Inclusivity
  • Continuance
  • Resourcefulness