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Senior Software Engineer, Sui Core

Mysten Labs

Mysten Labs

Software Engineering
United States · Remote
Posted on Friday, May 3, 2024

Mysten Labs believes that decentralized and open protocols are the bedrock of the internet of value. This is why at Mysten Labs, we are creating foundational infrastructure to accelerate the adoption of decentralized protocols based on blockchain technologies.

Join the Sui Core team at Mysten Labs, where you'll be at the forefront of building the Sui blockchain's infrastructure. Our team is dedicated to developing the software that powers Sui's validators and full nodes. As a part of this team, you'll be responsible for the safety-critical core of the Sui network. Our goals are to continually make the core Sui protocol more useful to builders while maintaining very high standards for safety and reliability.

We're seeking an engineer with a passion for systems programming in all its forms, from storage systems, to distributed systems, to low-level performance optimization. Your role will involve enhancing the performance and reliability of the Sui blockchain infrastructure, contributing to the core protocol design, and ensuring secure and efficient network operations. You will be a key player in evolving our blockchain technology to meet the growing demands of the ecosystem.

What You’ll Do:

  • Design, implement, and maintain the core blockchain network software that powers Sui's validators and full nodes.

  • Work closely with the cryptography and security teams to keep the Sui network secure.

  • Optimize existing systems for scalability, efficiency, and reliability.

  • Collaborate with other teams at Mysten Labs to integrate new features and technologies.

What You’ll Have:

  • 5 years of experience in systems and network programming, ideally in C++ or Rust.

  • Experience designing and operating systems in one or more of the following areas: Distributed systems and consensus protocols, storage/database systems, high performance systems, networking protocols, or programming language and compilers.

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or a related field, or equivalent practical experience.

  • Proven ability to drive complex projects to completion.

If you have it…Nice!:

  • Experience with Rust or similar systems programming languages.

  • Previous work on blockchain technology or cryptographic protocols.

  • Significant contributions to open source projects.

Our team is remote first and we are hiring across the world. Here at Mysten Labs, you’ll be joining a world-class team with tremendous growth potential as we bring the next billion users to web3. We raised a $300M Series B round from top Silicon Valley led venture funds like Jump Crypto, Andreessen Horowitz (a16z), Binance Labs, Redpoint, Lightspeed, Coinbase Ventures, Electric Capital, Standard Crypto, NFX, Slow Ventures, Scribble Ventures, Samsung Next, Lux Capital, among other investment firms and strategic partners. Come join us and build the future of web3!