Senior Protocol Engineer – GoLang

Obol Labs


Protocol Engineers focus on developing Obol’s Distributed Validator client and Distributed Validator Protocol specification

The focus of this position would be on  and its iterations

 is a GoLang-based middleware that sits within a  and enables active/active fault tolerance for Ethereum staking

The goal of this role is to improve the performance and reliability of the Charon client, while adding new features such as mutable clusters, asynchronous consensus protocols, and faster networking


  • Implement a PVSS distributed validator key generation scheme into Charon
  • Develop asynchronous consensus protocols for use within 
  • Develop byzantine fault tolerant protocol upgrade mechanisms for DV 
  • Develop and compare different networking protocols and their impact on DV performance (from TCP to UDP to QUIC)
  • Integrate directly with MEV relays to reduce latency in block production
  • Improve charon’s reliability through systematic testing including unit, disturbance, chaos, fuzz, integration and other methodologies
  • Improve the software engineering culture at Obol by being a leader in GoLang development best practices


  • +3 years of experience working in GoLang
  • Experience developing distributed systems
  • Strong understanding of Internet networking
  • Experience working in a distributed remote team
  • Prefer timezone between UTC-2 to UTC+3

Nice to have

  • Professional experience working with Ethereum
  • Knowledge of cryptography and digital signature schemes


  • Working with us means collaborating with the top minds of the ETH ecosystem!
  • We are a fully remote working company with flexible hours (Work from any place in the world)
  • Meet the team in our Annual offsite
  • Attend Crypto and staking conferences
  • Life balance: We have unlimited paid time off
  • Budget for equipment
  • Training budget 

Join us to rock the staking space!

Thank you for your interest
Looking forward to building amazing stuff together!

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