Title: Senior Backend Developer -Powpeg
Location: Global – Remote
Type: Full-time contract – remote
About IOV Labs
IOV Labs is on a mission to provide the next generation of fintech innovators with the decentralised tools and technology to build a new global economy.
IOV Labs develops, promotes, and supports Rootstock, a Bitcoin merge-mined smart contract platform – the most secure smart contract platform in the world. IOV Labs also develops RIF Apps & Services to provide our partners with everything they need to build decentralized apps and new Open Finance services on Rootstock.
Everyday our teams come to work to build a more decentralised world, for a freer and fairer future.
About the Role
We are looking for a Senior Backend Developer to join a team of high qualification and technical excellence for one of the most challenging projects in the Bitcoin and FinTech industry worldwide.
Rootstock is an open-source, decentralized and peer-to-peer network that brings smart contracts to the Bitcoin ecosystem. It is the first one to provide the possibility of running Ethereum smart contracts in Bitcoin, using bitcoin as its native cryptocurrency, and leveraging Bitcoin’s hashing power. Rootstock is one of the most exciting projects in the crypto and blockchain space!
The Rootstock Powpeg team is responsible for evolving and maintaining the Bridge contract and the Powpeg client. It reviews and promotes community contributions, being an active and key member of the Rootstock platform evolution. People in this team have a great understanding of how the Rootstock, Bitcoin and Ethereum protocols work, improve network’s security, scalability and performance through the implementation of new consensus rules, work side by side with industry referents in Blockchain security to protect the network, also understand how developers interact with the Rootstock technology to deploy and run smart contracts, among other things.
IOV Labs embraces diversity and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer open to all qualified applicants regardless of race, colour, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or expression, Veteran status, or any other legally protected status.