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nAbout StatusnStatus is building the tools and infrastructure for the advancement of a secure, private, and open web3. nWith the high level goals of preserving the right to privacy, mitigating the risk of censorship, and promoting economic trade in a transparent, open manner, Status is building a community where anyone is welcome to join and contribute.nAs an organization, Status seeks to push the web3 ecosystem forward through research, creation of developer tools, and support of the open source community. nAs a product, Status is an open source, Ethereum-based app that gives users the power to chat, transact, and access a revolutionary world of DApps on the decentralized web. But Status is also building foundational infrastructure for the whole Ethereum ecosystem, including the Nimbus ETH 1.0 and 2.0 clients, the Keycard hardware wallet, and the Waku messaging protocol (a continuation of Whisper).nAs a team, Status has been completely distributed since inception.  Our team is currently 150+ core contributors strong, and welcomes a growing number of community members from all walks of life, scattered all around the globe. nWe care deeply about open source, and our organizational structure has minimal hierarchy and no fixed work hours. We believe in working with a high degree of autonomy while supporting the organization’s priorities.nNwakunnWe are building Waku as a public good infrastructure. Waku is the messaging layer of Web3.nnIt is a decentralized, censorship-resistant, privacy-preserving communication network that enables anyone to send and receive messages without worrying about surveillance or de-platforming.nnWe are developing 3 open source implementations of Waku: nwaku, go-waku and js-waku.nnNwaku is the reference implementation of Waku, in which protocols are first implemented. Nwaku is used as a service node to operate the Waku Relay network, the backbone of the Waku network.nnOur main repo is https://github.com/waku-org/nwaku/.nnWe are looking for software engineers that are passionate about Ethereum, decentralization and software excellence, and who would relish the opportunity to create a first-class decentralized messaging network and bring these new capabilities to the Web3 ecosystem!nnKey responsibilitiesnnnImplement and develop open protocols for secure messaging.nnCreate and maintain a sustainable and fault-tolerant distributed system.nnWrite and maintain Nim code.nnUnderstand and optimize the core functionality of complex software systems.nnProvide feedback on overall design decisions, and participate in code reviewsnnUse libp2p to build application-level protocols.nnBuild incentivized, distributed systems.nnInterpret and implement solutions based on academic research.nnSupport platforms and operators using nwaku software.nnnnnYou ideally will havennnA passion for blockchain technology, privacy-preserving technology and decentralization.nnAt least 4 years of software engineering experience.nnExperience with low-level/strongly typed languages (C/C++/Go/Rust or Java/C#).nnEmbedded systems development experience.nnExperience building networking-heavy applications and p2p networking specifically.nnFamiliarity with message propagation in loosely connected networks.nnFamiliar with p2p building blocks such as gossiping, routing and discovery (DHTs), and Nat traversal.nnnnnBonus points if you havennnContributed to a blockchain-related, open-source project.nnEmbedded in the Ethereum community.nnExperience with Nim.nnExperience with C bindings and FFIs.nnExperience with off-the-shelf networking stacks such as libp2p / devp2p.nnnnn[Dont worry if you dont meet all of these criteria, wed still love to hear from you anyway if you think youd be a great fit for this role. Just explain to us why in your cover letter].nnHiring processnnInterview with our People Ops teamnnTechnical Interview with a member of the Waku TeamnnPair Programming Interview with a member of the Waku TeamnnInterview with a Program LeadnnnnCompensationnnThe expected compensation range for this role is $90,000 – $130,000 (negotiable, dependent on how we assess your skills and experience throughout our interview process. We are happy to pay in any mix of fiat/crypto).  nn#Salary and compensationn No salary data published by company so we estimated salary based on similar jobs related to Design, Web3, Ethereum, C, Node, Engineer and Digital Nomad jobs that are similar:nn $70,000 $120,000/yearn nn#LocationnRemote (Worldwide)

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