Staff Move Engineer

Remote, US
Engineering /
Full-time /
About us: 

Avara builds innovative products leveraging blockchain technologies. Avara's suite includes the Aave Protocol, along with the native stablecoin GHO, Lens, an open social network, and Family, a design-first mobile crypto wallet. Avara's vision is to build a people-powered internet that benefits all.

Our culture: 

Having cultivated a thriving, collaborative culture, our team is kind, welcoming and passionate about what we are building. We celebrate differences and seek to develop and retain the most talented people from a diverse candidate pool from all over the world. No matter where you are based, no ghost will be left behind and we appreciate every moment we get to work and have fun together.

About the role:

Avara is looking for a staff Move engineer to innovate and build upon our various products and services. You should have a strong passion for web3 technology and an understanding of smart contract development and blockchain systems. In this role, you will be responsible for designing, implementing, and writing smart contracts in Move. You will also be interacting with smart contracts in solidity and other EVM based networks. You will work closely with the Avara leadership, product and technical teams.

How you can make an impact:

    • Designing, crafting, and testing secure Move based code
    • Participating in the development of protocol-level infrastructure and tools  
    • Collaborating with cross-functional teams to define, design, and ship new features and functionality
    • Responding to security vulnerabilities, simulating the scenario, and evaluating a strategy and response
    • Debugging and troubleshooting issues that arise during the development process
    • Reviewing code written by other engineers to ensure it meets the required standards and specifications with a focus on security
    • Staying up to date with developments in the web3 ecosystem and incorporating new technologies as appropriate
    • Providing technical guidance, support, and mentoring to other engineers as needed

Let's connect if:

    • You are someone who builds, innovates, and ships features with the highest standards
    • You have expertise in Move and have high degree of comfort with advanced concepts
    • You have experience with network and distributed systems programming in particular as a nice-to-have as well
    • You research constantly and keep up with the latest hacks, tooling, and security practices
    • Are passionate about DeFi and Social
    • Experience with Rust is desirable
Haven’t quite met all the criteria? Let’s not miss out on the chance to speak. Whilst you might not meet every single requirement, you might bring other, more exciting skills to the companies!

What we stand for:

Craft — Seek excellence.
Accountability — One for all. All for one.
Integrity — Be true.
Sisu — Dig deep.
Community — We’re in it together. 

Equal opportunities statement: 

Avara celebrates diversity and views each and every team member as a separate individual with their own unique identity. No matter your race, religion, gender, ethnicity, age, disability, sexual orientation or even the wallet you use, we welcome you at Avara. As an equal opportunities employer, we take accountability and believe in everyone's potential to build, create and inspire changes. With a mission to build a diverse workforce, we are proud to foster a working environment in which everyone can feel safe and valued for who they are.