Sr. Web3 Engineer

Proximity Labs

Location: Remote

Apply: talent@proximity.dev

Proximity Labs is a research firm focused on the NEAR ecosystem. The team works closely with many projects building on NEAR, provides grants, and creates open-source software benefiting the NEAR ecosystem.


We are looking for a Sr. Web3 Engineer to join the team. You’d be working alongside industry’s elite (including NEAR OGs) on a mission to build the discovery layer of Web 3.0. 


This role requires a breadth of knowledge across the stack, with a primary focus on building applications using NEAR’s chain signature technology. The role is ideal for someone who thrives in a multi-skilled environment and is passionate about pioneering new and uncharted territories. 



Responsibilities

  • Frontend Development: bring frontend designs to life as interactive applications using the latest technologies, tools, and best practices.

  • Smart Contract Interaction: understand smart contract development and how to interact with them, especially Ethereum smart contracts

  • Backend: develop serverless functions and subgraphs to support frontend applications



Skills and Qualifications

  • 5+ years experience in frontend and backend development

  • 3+ years experience as a web3 developer with a solid understanding of blockchain technology, wallets, and related tools

  • Strong proficiency in modern JavaScript frameworks and languages: React, NextJS, Typescript

  • Demonstrated ability to learn new technologies quickly and write secure and high-quality code

  • Proven ability in spearheading development, showcasing an exceptional ability to innovate and drive progress

  • Comfortable working in a fast-paced environment where ambiguity is the norm

  • Passion for blockchain technology, DeFi, and cryptonomic protocol design

  • Proactive, highly ethical, and have an ownership mentality 

  • Enthusiastic about all things Web3 / crypto, mindful, kind, and always curious 

  • Bonus: understanding of how Bitcoin works (transactions, UTXOs, PSBT)



Proximity Labs is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage candidates of all backgrounds to apply.