Hiring Protocol Engineer | Gelato Network

Protocol Engineer

Gelato Network

Date listed

2 weeks ago

Employment Type

Full time




Join our team and work directly with the founders to build the future of Automation for the upcoming decentralized web. Enjoy a lot of perks, travel with us to cool events and participate in amazing off-side retreats with the team!

Participate in creating the most sophisticated crypto bot network ever created by designing the smart contracts that will rule them all!

We are a fully remote team and although we hire globally, there is a strong preference for this role to be based in Europe.

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What we offer:

  • A fully remote team with team members in Zug, Paris, New York, Berlin, and many other cool places
  • Join the “Gelato Legendary Member Club” and work directly with the founders
  • Participate in building the infrastructure that aims to become the glue between all crypto networks and power the most promising dapps on Ethereum and beyond
  • Generous Token Package - Get a share of the network’s token and be able to participate in the Gelato DAO
  • Chance to participate in shaping the future of web3 by working together with the biggest projects in this space, such as MakerDAO, Connext, Quickswap, etc.
  • Worldclass Investors - We are backed by top class VCs and Angels including Dragonfly, Galaxy Digital, ParaFi, Gnosis, Stani Kulechov and many more!


  • Building a scalable a decentralized network of nodes that execute tens of thousands of transactions every day
  • Designing and implementing new features within the product such as p2p messaging, threshold signatures schemes, trust minimized off-chain computation, token staking
  • Integrate a variety of different blockchain networks in one client
  • Thinking creatively about attack vectors, possible failures, and disaster scenarios, modelling them in reproducible test environments, and developing fixes
  • Modelling and developing recovery behaviours within our core node software
  • Implementing resilient distributed systems to achieve extremely high reliability in a variety of blockchain environments


  • 5 years experience with either node.js/typescript and/or Golang
  • B.S. or higher in computer science, software engineering or related technical field
  • Experience with p2p network technologies such as libp2p
  • Knowledge about the inner workings of the EVM
  • 2 year experience with Web3 libraries and backend development (e.g. ethers.js)
  • 2 year experience with Solidity
  • Experience in building and running bots that interact with smart contracts on Ethereum
  • Knowledge about Ethereum Client & Mining software
  • Proven Experience with high throughput Database systems
  • Proven Experience with maintaining scalable microservices systems
  • Proven Experience with distributed systems and/or container orchestration
  • Strong interest in Web3/crypto industry
  • Experience using crypto applications (e.g. Uniswap, Aave, etc.)
  • You can work with high autonomy
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

Technologies we use and teach:

  • Node.js
  • Golang
  • Typescript
  • Redis
  • AWS
  • Ethers.js
  • LibP2p
  • Subgraphs


  • Unlimited holiday (yes you heard that right!)
  • Work very autonomously
  • Generous GEL token package
  • Competitive Salary
  • Work together with one of the best technical teams on Ethereum
  • Build relationships with top blockchain teams which are already Gelato users, including MakerDAO, Instadapp, Zerion, Quickswap and many more
  • Chance to travel the world to go to exciting events and connect with key players in this industry
  • Join amazing in-person offsites all over the world

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