Smart Contract Engineer - Contractor

Vancouver, BC
We're looking for an exceptional Solidity-fluent Smart Contract Engineer with an obsession for all things blockchain. This is a contract based position. If you frequently debate with friends over PoW vs PoS, scalability, mass adoption, and next-gen solutions regularly, you'll find a home here with us as we shape the way a revolutionary new product will be introduced to new audiences.

At Axiom Zen, every one of us shares a common vision: to create the future we want to live in. We need the right people to help us realize that vision.
About you:
  • Consistently stays on top of new blockchain trends, methodologies and best practices.
  • Contributes and enforces standards throughout our development process.
  • Identifies sub-optimal processes and communicates alternatives to the team.
  • Understands products enough to be able to effectively prioritize engineering tasks when necessary.
  • Is a strong communicator that can work together with design, product, and marketing teams.
  • Is comfortable with trying out new tools, failing fast, and unknowns.
  • Is comfortable with database design and familiarity with database optimizations.
  • Understands and applies best practices of API development.
  • Is adamant about test coverage for all backend services.
  • Has proficiency in Solidity, Javascript, and Node.js.
  • Has familiarity with PostgreSQL and React.
Bonus points if you have the following:
  • Understands the deployment process, and is comfortable with docker, containers, and kubernetes.
  • Has a strong understanding of applications and API security.
  • Has familiarity with Python.
  • Is familiar with at least one of the functional programming languages: Haskell, Clojure, Lisp, etc.
About Us:

Axiom Zen is an award-winning venture studio that combines the best parts of a startup, venture capital firm, and incubator to create a flexible platform to serve as the long-term home for brilliant people.

Our portfolio companies, including Dapper Labs and ZenHub, combine creativity and experience to deliver leading solutions in emerging technology. Our mission is to inspire delight through thoughtful user experiences.

In order to support our evolving product suite, first-of-a-kind new projects, and partners including the NBA, Warner Music Group and Ubisoft to name a few, we are on the hunt for talented individuals to join our team.

More about Axiom Zen:

At Axiom Zen we recruit the best and foster an environment that empowers our team. That means a workplace that is diverse, inclusive, and open-minded. We welcome applicants of all backgrounds, regardless of race, colour, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or disability.   

Because we care about our team, we work hard to provide perks that make their lives better by offering:
- Flexible vacation & remote work policy - most team members take between 15-20 days off per year, but we have no hard limit
- Diverse opportunities for learning and development
- On-site gym and fitness reimbursements
- Dog friendly office!

Check out our careers page to learn more about what other benefits we offer!