Sr. Full Stack Engineer, DevTools



Software Engineering
United States · Remote
Posted on Wednesday, June 5, 2024

At Hiro, we build developer tools that bring Web3 to Bitcoin. Our suite of tools unlocks the full potential of Bitcoin through smart contracts, digital assets, and decentralized applications. With Hiro tools, developers can test and deploy smart contracts, spin up nodes and other server-side resources for scaling, and more. Building on Bitcoin is hard. Hiro's developer tools make it easier. We’re very proud to say that Hiro won 4 Built In’s Best Places to Work awards, including U.S. Best Startups to Work For, Remote Best Startups to Work For, Remote Best Places to Work, and New York Best Startups to Work For!

Hiro is funded and backed by more than $75 million from Union Square Ventures, Y Combinator, Lux Capital, Winklevoss Capital, Naval Ravikant, and others.

About the Opportunity

Hiro seeks a seasoned engineer to contribute to the development of our core products, including developer tools, libraries, and SDKs. In this fully remote role, you will collaborate with a talented team and operate autonomously to design and implement essential features that serve our community. Join us at a rapidly growing startup, where you'll engage with a diverse and open-source technology stack alongside a globally distributed team.

What You’ll Do:

  • Contribute to the development, maintenance, and testing of our developer tools.
  • Develop and maintain Clarinet and Chainhook.
  • Implement rigorous and thorough monitoring and testing to meet security and performance requirements
  • Design and implement blockchain-supporting tools and utilities (e.g., CLI client; tools for exploring the blockchain, monitoring, benchmarking or debugging)
  • Collaborate with other teams on new product features for the Stacks blockchain (e.g. developer tooling, UX tooling, 3rd party integrations etc)
  • Support developers on Discord, communicate about product releases

What We’re Looking For:

  • 5+ years of experience of building and shipping products
  • Strong, demonstrated experience in engineering fundamentals: scalability, architecture, refactoring, algorithms, testing, and code versioning.
  • Expertise in at least one of: Typescript, C/C++, or Rust
  • Experience building out SDKs and libraries

We’d Also Like to See:

  • Working knowledge of blockchain (e.g. Clarity or Solidity), distributed systems, peer-to-peer systems, decentralization
  • Experience testing distributed systems for behaviors in the presence of faults, network partitions, and network delays
  • Experience with Kubernetes, Docker, Grafana
  • Experience working on open source software

We’d love to hear from you even if you don’t have experience or interest in every bullet. There’s no perfect candidate and we want to find the right fit, even if it’s different than we imagine. We especially would like to meet underrepresented/underestimated candidates.

What we’ll offer:

  • Salary Range (regardless of location, benchmarked annually) $160,000 - $200,000.
  • Company equity and Stacks (STX) tokens--STX is the native cryptocurrency of the Stacks network
  • $500/mo co-working space reimbursement
  • $1,200/yr stipend for learning and development
  • $1,000/yr of charity donation matching to an organization of your choosing
  • Daily Lunch Reimbursement (even if you’re remote!)
  • Open Vacation Policy, take the days you need
  • Family-Friendly Health Benefits
  • Free Life and Disability Insurance
  • Health and dependent care (FSA)
  • Up to 16 weeks of paid parental leave
  • Pre-tax commuter benefits
  • 401k with 3% match

Please note that benefits vary by country, the ones shown above are for our full time U.S. based employees. Benefit information for non-US based positions will be provided to individuals who interview for those roles. Due to legal and logistical constraints, we are currently only able to hire candidates residing in the United States, Canada, and select countries in the EU.

Hiro is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and deeply cares about building a diverse team. Hiro is committed to building an inclusive environment for people of all backgrounds. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, disability, national origin, protected veteran status, age, or any other status protected by law.