Protocol Engineer in Kirkland, WA at Volt

Date Posted: 5/20/2021

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Job Description

VOLT is seeking candidates for Protocol Engineer role for one of our clients in Blockchain Industry. This is 100% Remote Full time role.

As a Protocol Engineer, you will be responsible for the core engineering of our client's open-source blockchain protocols. You will help research and develop new technologies that extend and enhance our blockchain protocols, as well as interpret and implement solutions based on cutting edge academic research.


  • Fluent in English.

  • Excellent communication skills - both written, and oral.

  • A strong academic or engineering background.

  • A deep understanding of OOD/OOP distributed systems; designing and developing large scale, high availability software.

  • A deep understanding of encryption and key exchange mechanisms, including secure multi-party computing (MPC). 

  • Have development experience with at least one low level, strongly typed language (Java, C/C++).

  • Have development experience with at least one modern programming language (Rust, Go).

  • Strong familiarity with zero-knowledge proofs and other ZK-technology. 

  • A passion for blockchain technology, privacy-preserving technology, and decentralization. 

VOLT is an Equal Opportunity Employer