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At Space and Time, we are solving Web3’s toughest data analytics challenges at planetary scale with decentralized, peer-to-peer technology. Apps built on top of Space and Time become blockchain interoperable, crunching SQL + machine learning for enterprises and any decentralized applications that need verifiable tamperproofing, blockchain-security, or enterprise scale. We turn any major blockchain into a next-gen database by connecting off-chain storage with on-chain analytic insights. Our team is growing fast, backed by some of the top blockchain orgs and VCs.

A career at Space and Time is lucrative, fast-paced, and very creative. We value you (and all your ideas) like family and we bring an endless supply of perks. This includes flexible workweeks + flexible vacation, add-on bonuses for hard work, we attend exciting events/conferences/parties, we’re headquartered on the beach near LA (but don’t mind you working remote), and most importantly- we provide analytics technology to the largest dApps, DAOs, DeFi/DEXs, GameFi, NFT platforms, enterprises, etc. We are committed to growing a diverse and welcoming team in a safe space to be yourself and learn from the most innovative minds in blockchain and data warehousing. Help us invent the first decentralized supercomputer!

As a Sr. Software Engineer focused on Rust within our Cryptographic Protocol Engineering team you will be joining highly skilled engineers, cryptographers, and mathematicians responsible for developing high-performance in-database mechanisms to verify that the SQL results returned to a client are tamperproof and cryptographically guaranteed. Your team will be architecting and developing a novel Proof of SQL mechanism (effectively a specialized SNARK) which ensures that results of outsourced SQL jobs can be loaded into smart contracts via a decentralized oracle network, while also minimizing attack surfaces. We also expect willingness to learn and research novel algorithms and techniques.

Responsibilities

  • Writing Rust code (and math-focused algorithms) to build a bigger, better, faster, more optimized SQL Proofing mechanism
  • Building strategies, tools, platforms and database integrations to rapidly test and iterate on various cryptographic techniques / commitment schemes / database designs / algorithms for outsourced Proofs of SQL
  • Codifying best practices for future reuse in the form of accessible, reusable patterns, templates, and code bases to facilitate meta data capturing and management
  • Working with engineering leadership to define, prioritize, and ensure smooth deployments with other operational components 

Skills and Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in math, computer science, computer engineering, or related technical field. Masters or PhD is a plus.
  • 3+ years software engineering experience, preferably in area comfortable with applied math programming
  • Experience programming with Rust (or at least C++ and willing to quickly learn Rust)
Benefits

˖ Ultra competitive salaries

˖ Medical, dental, and vision insurance, disability/life insurance

˖ 401(k) Plan

˖ Aggressive bonus structure and/or Space and Time token allocations (similar to stock options)Very flexible PTO and paid holidays and flexible workweek

˖ Very flexible remote work options

˖ A massive list of perks including discretionary add-on bonuses for hard work, attending exciting  events/conferences/parties, we’re headquartered on the beach near LA (but don’t mind you working remote) 

Space and Time is an EOE and committed to building a diverse team

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