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Founding Engineer

  • Remote
  • Software Engineering
  • $ mid six figures $ + equity and tokens

Our client is a well backed crypto scale-up based in the US with bases in NYC, SF, and Miami. They are backed by some blue-chip VC’s including: Infinity Ventures, MoonHoldings, Perpetual Venture Partners, as well as Miko Matsamura.

This venture is pioneering the first cross dApp liquid staking through the creation of a new financial vehicle. This new synthetic stakes across an index of token economies according to a fixed and transparent on- chain investment strategy. Market participants can maximize time-locks and reward rates while maintaining the flexibility to exit positions through a dedicated AMM pool.

What You’ll Do

  • Lead architecting and implementation of the synthetic staking product
  • Design and implement periphery contracts
  • Own contract security design and review as well as security guidance documentation
  • Build systems at scale to prevent classes of vulnerabilities
  • Monitor engineers, and collaborate with designers, product managers to turn requirements into products.


  • 4+ years of experience building and releasing production grade Solidity contracts
  • 8+ years of technical experience, degree in math or computer science
  • Strong understanding of the EVM (Ethereum Virtual Machine), L2s, and the DeFi/Web3 ecosystem
  • Prior experience deploying complex smart contract systems to the Ethereum mainnet
  • Experience implementing complex math in Solidity
  • Experience with React, and Node.js and other frontend technologies
  • Desire to keep up with modern best practices in software development/Web3, and shape our tech stack as we build out new systems and services
  • Native to advanced English competency


  • Experiences with financial services or crypto trading systems.
  • Passion for video games, data, and/or economics
  • Backend experience, previous startup experience


  • Industry leading salary plus hefty token and equity allocation
  • Remote, requiring a minimum of 4hr time overlap with EST
  • Full company paid health and dental benefits
  • Offices in SF, NYC and Miami

This venture is poised for success and they’re looking for someone to be a part of this very successful journey. This is a position that rarely comes around with great comp and high equity and token allocation on offer.

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Quantitative Developer

  • New York | Miami | London
  • Software Engineering
  • Negotiable DOE

DeFi Recruitment has partnered with a cutting-edge systematic trading firm with a global presence. Currently, we are assisting with the buildout of their crypto quantitative research and development teams based out of New York. This is a fantastic opportunity to join a firm with a stellar track record at delivering huge profits across a variety of asset classes while also having the opportunity to shape the future of their digital assets team.

You will join a team which builds strategic solutions for research and live trading of quantitative strategies. This is a unique opportunity to grow your career with the team while building the next generation of research and quant trading systems.


  • Building a robust, scalable research infrastructure, including alpha estimation and risk modelling components
  • Developing a seamless platform to handle all aspects of quantitative trading
  • Building high-performance and low-latency modular systems
  • Developing robust data checking, transformation and storage procedures
  • Building visualization tools and monitors for market/trade/position/risk
  • Maintaining and troubleshooting of trading systems


  • Previous experience with Digital Assets and Finance
  • 3+ years of professional software engineering experience in a collaborative environment
  • Understanding of object-oriented programming, design patterns and data structures
  • Experience with the software delivery lifecycle and writing production-quality code
  • Fluency in Python (and its ecosystem) for data analytics and research
  • Familiarity with C++
  • Experience working with SQL and historical time series data

Contact us or apply for more information!

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Senior Full Stack Engineer

  • London
  • Software Engineering
  • £ Six Figures Plus Equity £

DeFi Recruitment is looking for two Senior Full-Stack Developers to join a well backed web3 venture in London! Our client is creating a new web3 experience for collectors and creators. Their aim is to be the one-stop-shop for NFT’s – they have big ambitions, lots of funding, and an entrepreneurial team to make this vision a reality.
This isn’t a typical job – we are seeking driven individuals with a hunger for product ownership and impact. You’ll be working on solving challenging problems revolving around the use of Web3 technology into a code-free platform.

  • Take ownership of engineering solutions from beginning to end, bridging the gap between product and blockchain by directly working alongside our suite of talented engineers – bringing ideas to life
  • Opportunities for rapid growth and progress as an early joiner in the team, being at the forefront of key decision making
  • Build highly scalable and secure infrastructure, leveraging tools like Docker, Kubernetes and AWS to solve the most interesting of technical challenges.
  • Ability to work across a wide range of areas ranging as an opportunity for career development, in anything from smart contract integration on our platform to scaling of our back-end as we continue to grow
  • Helping to nurture engineers through mentoring and education
  • Work using a wide suite of languages across our whole stack, from front-end to back-end: React, Next, Node.js, Nest.js, Typescript, CSS, (+ Solidity if you want to explore Blockchain-specific solutions!)
  • Oversee and lead an extremely talented team of engineers

Required Experience:

  • 6+ years of experience in building front-end solutions in React/Next and CSS, with a firm grasp on deploying a user-driven UI
  • 6+ years of experience in building back-end solutions in Node.js, Nest.js with Typescript, and a good intuition or proven track-record in building scalable solutions
  • 6+ years of managing a team in a similar role
  • Competence in react-native (Preferred)
  • Above all, passion to work as part of a fast-growing team with ambitious goals for constant innovation and development

Perks & Benefits

  • Competitive cash comp + (vested) equity incentives
  • Private medical insurance
  • Company merch
  • Hybrid working arrangement + free lunch in the office
  • Paid parental leave to biological or adoptive parents
  • Competitive annual leave and pension contributions

For more information apply or contact us!

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  • Tom Nicholls

    Tom Nicholls


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    Tom has been involved in the crypto space since 2017 and has worked at notable businesses including; Circle, Elliptic, and Crypto Compare. He truly understands the nuances of the space which gives him a unique insight as to what it takes to be successful in the crypto ecosystem.