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Staff Software Engineer, Data Feeds - Data

Chainlink LabsRemote; London, United KingdomFull-time$100k - $250k*May 17, 2023

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All roles with Chainlink Labs are globally remote based. We encourage you to apply regardless of your location.

Chainlink Labs is the market leader in providing a decentralized oracle solution for smart contracts to connect to real-world data and market prices of assets. The Data Feeds team owns the building & integration of Chainlink's data feeds products.

As a staff software engineer on the Data Feeds team, you’ll collaborate with an experienced technical team of other engineers, distributed systems computing experts, and security experts, who are all committed to building world-changing decentralized infrastructure. You’ll develop and build highly scalable, secure, and reliable software that will change the way smart contracts function at a fundamental level, with a focus on Data Feeds. You will be given a high level of autonomy/ownership over your projects, the opportunity to expand your scope of knowledge, and the chance to help build the decentralized infrastructure of the future. You will work closely with data analysts & scientists to build out robust tooling, monitoring and analytics of the data sources & products that drive the Chainlink oracle data ecosystem. This will quickly evolve to other data types to meet the growing demands of the blockchain ecosystem. You will report to the engineering manager on the team.

Your Impact

  • Own the data ingestion of data sources that power Chainlink oracle data offerings. This includes writing services to poll data from traditional APIs, websockets and on-chain sources
  • Own the data warehouse that supports the analytics and data science functions
  • Evolve the architecture of our data ecosystem as we scale the amount of data sources we warehouse
  • Building powerful tooling to enable deep analytical insights into the Chainlink & wider blockchain ecosystem
  • Lead application-specific integrations with Chainlink
  • Building powerful tooling to aid in streamlining the integration of new data partners
  • Actively lead in leveling the team’s engineering bar, increasing the velocity of the team and the reliability of the product

Requirements

  • 7+ years of professional engineering experience working in a collaborative product-driven environment
  • Professional experience working on a cloud based big data system (AWS, GCP)
  • Knowledge of computer science fundamentals and systems design concepts
  • Successful experience designing, building and scaling a production service
  • Experience owning multi month long projects, including communication of progress, dependencies, and risk mitigation directly with stakeholders and partners
  • Experience or interest in blockchain and other Web 3.0 technologies

Desired Qualifications

  • Experience in TS, Go, Python, Terraform, AWS/GCP, Kafka, BigQuery, dbt
  • Experience in building data warehouses/lakes & pipelines
  • Experience in building distributed systems
  • Experience working with a team located across multiple time zones
Our Principles

At Chainlink Labs, we’re committed to the key operating principles of ownership, focus, and open dialogue. We practice complete ownership, where everyone goes the extra mile to own outcomes into success. We understand that unflinching focus is a superpower and is how we channel our activity into technological achievements for the benefit of our entire ecosystem. We embrace open dialogue and critical feedback to arrive at an accurate and truthful picture of reality that promotes both personal and organizational growth.

About Chainlink Labs

Chainlink is the industry standard oracle network for connecting smart contracts to the real world. With Chainlink, developers can build hybrid smart contracts that combine on-chain code with an extensive collection of secure off-chain services powered by Decentralized Oracle Networks. Managed by a global, decentralized community of hundreds of thousands of people, Chainlink is introducing a fairer model for contracts. Its network currently secures billions of dollars in value for smart contracts across the decentralized finance (DeFi), insurance, and gaming ecosystems, among others. The full vision of the Chainlink Network can be found in the Chainlink 2.0 whitepaper. Chainlink is trusted by hundreds of organizations—from global enterprises to projects at the forefront of the blockchain economy—to deliver definitive truth via secure, reliable data.  

This role is location agnostic anywhere in the world, but we ask that you overlap some working hours with Eastern Standard Time (EST).

We are a fully distributed team and have the tools and benefits to support you in your remote work environment.

Chainlink Labs is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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