SORAMITSU is a Japanese technology company delivering blockchain-based solutions for enterprises, universities, and governments. From the creation of domestic and cross-border payment systems, to the development of our own decentralized autonomous economy, our projects and use case studies represent the next-generation of fintech. In 2020, Soramitsu was recognized by Central Banking as the "Central Bank Digital Currency Partner of the Year". We have many widely recognized projects in both enterprise/institutional and crypto, including Bakong, Hyperledger IROHA, Polkaswap, Fearless Wallet, KAGOME, FUHON, and of course, SORA. You can familiarize yourself with our various activities by visiting our homepage. This is a remote position, though we do maintain physical offices in Japan, Russia, Thailand, Cambodia, and Switzerland - which you would be welcome to stop by if you're in one of those regions.
Who are we looking for?
- The candidate should have a proven record of successfully completed projects using one of the agile methodologies (SCRUM, KANBAN, XP, etc.) with the emphasis on planning and tracking skills.
- Experience in one of the programming languages (Rust, C++)
- Knowledge of and experience in crypto ecosystems (nice to be familiar with Bitcoin and Ethereum internals and their difference; consensus algorithms, PBFT, PoW, PoA, PoS and their economical impact; finality gadget)
- Keeping documents up-to-date
- Experience in code review
- Risk management
- Ensure product quality and correct delivery of features and quality attributes
- Team resource management, team review
- Work closely with marketing team
- Experience working with distributed teams is considered a plus
- Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science
- Knowledge in cryptography from basic like ciphers, (a)symmetric encryption, signatures and digests up internals like complexity classes, signing schemes is nice to have
- Able to work flexible hours including weekends or off-hours
- Critical thinker and problem-solving skills
- Interpersonal and communication skills
- Good communication skills in English (B2+)