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Senior Blockchain Engineer

SSV Network

SSV Network

Software Engineering
Posted on Tuesday, July 2, 2024

About SSV Labs

SSV Labs is a fast growing startup applying Distributed Validator Technology (DVT) to significantly enhance the security and decentralization of Ethereum staking. The protocol provides an open and simple infrastructure for splitting and distributing a validator key into multiple KeyShares, for the purpose of running an Ethereum validator across multiple non-trusting nodes. At the heart of a DAO-driven ecosystem, SSV Labs is dedicated to fostering a participatory and inclusive environment.

Why join our team?

We are a global team that are looking for people with diverse professional backgrounds to join and contribute their ideas and help in the company's success. You'll get to work in a transparent environment with the most innovative technologies, be constantly challenged and learn from like-minded professionals and leaders in the industry. We offer a platform for you to develop and achieve your career goals. We look forward to hearing from passionate, goal-oriented applicants ready to make their mark in the blockchain space.

We are seeking a highly skilled and motivated Senior Blockchain Engineer to join our dynamic team. In this role, you will be responsible for developing and maintaining GoLang applications, designing and implementing Distributed Validator Technology (DVT) solutions, and developing solutions for protocol security, networking, and scalability. You will collaborate with cross-functional teams to define, design, and ship new features, write clean, maintainable, and well-documented code, debug and troubleshoot complex issues, and participate in code reviews to maintain code quality and distribute knowledge.


  • Develop and maintain GoLang applications.
  • Design and implement Distributed Validator Technology (DVT) solutions.
  • Conduct research and develop solutions for protocol security, networking, and scalability.
  • Create simulations to test and validate blockchain solutions.
  • Contribute to the open-source community and participate in relevant discussions.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to define, design, and ship new features.
  • Write clean, maintainable, and well-documented code.
  • Debug and troubleshoot complex issues.
  • Participate in code reviews to maintain code quality and distribute knowledge.

Your Experience & Qualifications:

  • At least 4 years of GoLang development experience
  • Experience with building/contributing to blockchain projects (especially Ethereum) - Huge Advantage
  • Experience with p2p networks (especially libp2p) - Huge Advantage
  • Strong understanding of various consensus mechanisms.
  • Knowledge of Blockchain Staking Protocols / specifically Ethereum - Huge Advantage
  • Familiarity with cryptography (RSA, BLS, ECC)
  • Working experience with Kubernetes and Docker
  • Excellent problem-solving skills and the ability to think analytically and creatively.
  • Experience with working with technical spec (advantage)

*We offer equal opportunities and ensure an inclusive recruitment for our global teams without consideration of race, gender, culture, or sexual orientation.