Senior Software Engineer
Posted on 9/7/2023
Houston, TX, USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
Software Engineering
  • 3+ years of related professional experience using C, C++, or Rust (or Zig project experience)
  • Demonstrated experience learning new technologies and shifting direction with changing trends
  • Experience with alerting and monitoring tools is plus
  • Align a portion of your day with the business hours of Central Time Zone - UTC -6
  • Systematic problem-solving approach, combined with a strong sense of ownership and drive
  • Some working knowledge of web and network protocols and standards (HTTP, TLS, DNS, etc)
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related field or relevant experience
  • Drive features from inception to completion: architecture, implementation, instrumentation, testing, and monitoring
  • Identify and troubleshoot any availability and performance issues at multiple layers of deployment, from hardware to operating environment, network, and application
  • Explore opportunities to improve the efficiency, reliability, and security of the Solana validator client
  • Participate in technical discussions, sharing insights, and contributing to open-source projects related to Solana
  • Troubleshoot and solve platform issues, ensuring that SLAs are met
  • Collaborate with other engineers to implement solutions while defining and adhering to industry best practices
  • Stay up-to-date with the latest developments in Solana's ecosystem and incorporate new features and enhancements into the validator client
  • Write beautiful maintainable code
  • In three months, you have become one of our core Zig developers. You'll have taken on independent code review responsibilities and are collaborating on the design of new features
  • In six months, you have earned the trust of the team and are delivering tasks through the entire SDLC, from design through development with minimal guidance, and are helping to effectively mentor new engineers joining the team
  • In twelve months, you have established a cadence of predictable, on-time delivery without cutting corners
Desired Qualifications
  • Experience working in a highly distributed company is a plus