Senior Software Engineer, Solutions

| Argentina, Bochil, Chiapas, MEX | Remote
Employer Provided Salary: 176,000-200,000 Annually
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About Pagoda

Pagoda is a technology services firm dedicated to developing core components for the NEAR Ecosystem. We believe that re-inventing how software is made and distributed is our greatest opportunity to open economic access to those who are not fully integrated into the global economy. Our products empower people to find opportunity, invent new experiences, and collaborate. Let's build an Open Web world. A world where people control their assets, data, and power of governance.

About The Role

Pagoda's Solutions team is looking for a senior software engineer to work on ecosystem critical features and solutions. You will be working through the whole range of NEAR Protocol stack to find opportunities for critical improvements and features that have a huge impact on the growth of the ecosystem. You will work on different parts of the stack including low-level code, protocol features, infrastructure that will create new products directly on protocol level while having a view on products that are being built on NEAR Protocol. 

You will be expected to fully own various components and drive their implementation from beginning to end, including the design, the implementation, the maintenance, and the documentation. You will be surrounded by highly productive and meticulous engineers who will be holding you to the same standards.

What You'll Be Doing

  • Uncover critical gaps in the NEAR Protocol, design cutting-edge features, and build the solutions that will drive the ecosystem forward.
  • Partner with product managers and stakeholders to revolutionize web3 products built on NEAR.
  • Tackle diverse technical challenges across the stack, from low-level code to infrastructure enhancements, influencing the development landscape on NEAR.
  • Drive projects from ideation to launch with meticulous execution, setting the standard for engineering excellence on our team.
  • Communication and collaboration with a fully distributed team.

What We're Looking For

  • You pick up complex concepts quickly and aren't afraid to dive into new domains (NEAR Protocol, ETH L2s, etc.).
  • 5+ years of hands-on experience in designing and developing blockchain solutions, including proficiency in languages such as Rust or Go
  • Strong experience with smart contracts and decentralized application development
  • Superb communication and the ability to thrive in highly dynamic, distributed teams.
  • Always on the lookout for web3 innovations, ready to adapt them and make NEAR a leader in the space.

We'd Love If You Have

  • Familiarity with cryptographic concepts.
  • An understanding of the power of scaling solutions.
  • P2P networks and their complexities are no stranger to you.
  • You've navigated the fast-paced world of startups before.

Here’s What Our Interview Process Looks Like

Our interviews take place via Zoom and typically consists of the following stages:

  • Recruiter Call
  • Hiring Manager Call
  • 1st Round
    • Algorithms & Coding Interview
    • Navigating Ambiguity Interview
  • Final Round
    • Large Systems Design Interview
    • Pagoda Values Interview

Compensation

The base salary range for this role is $176,000 - $200,000. This reflects the minimum and maximum range across all US locations. This does not include bonus, incentives, or benefits.

The actual base pay is dependent upon many factors, such as: leveling, relevant skills, and work location. If you are based outside of the US, there are other geographic considerations that may impact your final compensation. Your recruiter can share more about the compensation and benefits applicable to your preferred location during the hiring process. 

Benefits & Perks
  • Encouraged 20 days of flexible PTO per year, plus your local holidays
  • Wellness weeks – 2 weeks of paid company-wide closures 
  • 100% Paid medical, dental and vision, AD&D and life insurance for US employees, including 85% coverage for dependents, and HSA + FSA options; For non-US employees, 100% Paid private medical coverage available at the highest tiered plan
  • Access to licensed therapists and mental health resources through Spill, 100% confidential and paid by Pagoda; plus $75 monthly reimbursement for wellness
  • Generous parental leave options; All employees have access to $10,000 in fertility assistance through Carrot
  • For US employees, 401(k) retirement plan available (no match)
  • Annual company retreats and team offsites (2023 was in Spain; 2022 in Portugal)
  • $2,000 Continued Education Reimbursement
  • $2,000 Home Office Reimbursement  
  • Co-working Space Reimbursement

Our Values at Pagoda

Our values express our company culture. Learn more on our careers page.

Pagoda is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer and welcomes all qualified applicants. Applicants will receive fair and impartial consideration without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, genetic data, or other legally protected status.

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