Software Engineer (Blockchain – Rust/C++/JS)

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About Birthday Research- Blockchain R&D wing of Cake DeFi

Birthday Research (BDR) is the Blockchain Research and Development wing of Cake DeFi, a Singapore-based blockchain, and fintech company
Fuelled by the best minds in the industry, BDR seeks to develop best-in-class blockchain innovations with the mission of enabling the next bound of Web3

As a pioneering force, our work spans cryptographic research, deep blockchain consensus development, and smart contracts development — with a laser-sharp focus on driving the industry frontier while tackling the most demanding DeFi challenges of today
To date, one of our core contributions, DeFiChain, has garnered over 1 billion USD in total value locked on the layer-1 protocol

We are a fast-growing, globally distributed, close-knit team of multi-disciplinary doers and getters
Join Birthday Research today to be a part of the driving force shaping the future of decentralization

What you’ll do:

  • Collaborate with cross-functional engineering and product teams to design and develop blockchain modules
  • Take an active responsibility in designing and developing highly scalable blockchain modules for our scaling needs
  • Write highly performant clean, simple, maintainable codes and battle-tested with test-driven development (TDD) for maximum test coverage automated from pull request all the way to release
  • Taking on the polyglot hat and deep-diving into multiple codebases (Rust/C++/JS) to contribute and understand how things work under the hood
  • Engineering low-level performant blockchain modules such as peer networking, ledger indexes, consensus protocol, and wallet systems

What you’ll need:

  • Experience working in a fast pace tech-driven startup as a Software Engineer with at least 2 years of experience or in a similar capacity
  • Strong proficiency in TypeScript or JavaScript with experience working in Web, Node, or Mobile technologies
  • Ability to take full ownership and work independently while collaborating with others in a fast-paced agile and async team
  • A collaborative and resourceful individual with excellent communication skills able to make radical decisions while being empathetic and respectful
  • Willingness to pick up new and emerging bleeding edge blockchain technologies
  • A deep technical understanding of blockchain technologies, cryptography, BIPs, DeFi, UTXO, EVM, or Nakamoto Consensus is highly preferred

Why work with Cake:

  • Do something with purpose; Be a part of the future that will shape on how people are dealing with their finances in Crypto and Blockchain
  • Fast moving, challenging and unique business problems
  • International, diverse work environment and flat hierarchy
  • Great career development opportunities in a growing company
  • Competitive salary
  • Flexible working hours, unlimited discretionary leave, casual work attire

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