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DeFi Protocol Developer(Solidity)

Syndr

Syndr

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Software Engineering
New Delhi, Delhi, India
Posted on Wednesday, June 28, 2023

What you’ll do as a DeFi Protocol Developer at Syndr:

  • Develop secure tested smart contract code for our trading platform

  • Work to enable platform composability with a range of 3rd party protocols and providers

  • Deploy, document, maintain and upgrade platform contracts and related systems

  • Research and analysis of different (existing and future) DeFi protocols(Spot, Derivatives, Lending, RWAs, etc.), token models, and incentivization mechanisms, comparing their pros, cons, and trade-offs.

  • Keep yourself up to date with the latest security vulnerabilities & potential exploits

  • Build automated scanners for suspicious transactions and response systems

  • Represent Syndr at Technical conferences and hackathons

  • Work to collaborate with smart contract auditing firms


Requirements

  • Prior verifiable(on-chain) experience with writing secure smart contracts

  • Experience with smart contract testing (unit, integration, fuzzing, etc.) and deployment

  • Comfortable with state-of-the-art solidity tooling, including Foundry, OpenZeppelin, Hardhat, Slither, Multisigs, Fireblocks, Ledger, Graph, IPFS, ENS, etc.

  • Expert knowledge of existing popular DeFi protocols including but not limited to Uniswap(v2 + v3), GMX, dYdX, vAMMs, Balancer, Lyra, Synthetix, Ribbon, Aave, Compound, Curve, Convex and MakerDAO.

  • Strong analytical and web3 experience

    • Analysis of the Ethereum state using SQL queries with Dune

    • Query data from the Blockchain using RPC endpoints

  • Experience with Upgradable smart contracts

  • Experience with popular web3 libraries

    • NodeJS (ethers, web3)

    • Python(web3py, eth_account)

    • Golang(geth)

  • Good with maths, statistics, and problem-solving


You will stand out if…

  • You have Typescript and React experience.

  • Experience with Intel SGX, Secure Enclaves, or HSM

  • You have prior(manual/automated) trading experience(in TradFi or crypto/DeFi), with knowledge of derivative products like futures, options, and perpetuals

  • You have experience with other non-trading DeFi products like swaps, lending, etc.

  • Experience working as a smart contract auditor/warden at Sherlock or Code4rena

  • Experience working on trading systems and infrastructure


Values & How we work?

The entire crypto space doesn't just move fast but is constantly accelerating. It’s hard building a DeFi product — it’s 24/7, 365 days a year, markets do not close, the ground beneath you can shift, assumptions can and do fail & risk of burning out is real.

  • We take our product + brand very seriously.

    • If we see even a small flaw in our product, we always ask ourselves - Why isn't this perfect?

    • All members have perpetual autonomy to fix anything broken that we notice, and we do not wait for someone else to tell us what to do.

  • Take extreme ownership of everything we do

    • If the team fails, everyone fails, so prioritize and execute.

    • We think long-term, set big goals, and communicate with clear directions and goals to achieve them. Everyone must understand not just what they're doing but also why they are doing it.

    • No Egos, lead by example, and mutual accountability.

  • Strive for clear and simple communication - this is easier said than done but communicating the "why" of an issue is equally important as the "what.”

  • All meetings have an agenda, with outcomes clearly defined as tasks and call-to-actions.

  • Prioritize all tasks by - what is more important for our users without compromising on any of the above goals.


What we Offer

  • Unique opportunity to work with a small, focused & ambitious team on very interesting projects and get the level of responsibility and ownership that would be unlikely at any other project.

  • Great company culture: informal, non-hierarchical, ambitious, highly professional yet collaborative and entrepreneurial

  • Sense of a Shared Mission

  • Work on the latest technology, equipment, and web3 stack with dedicated budgets

  • Flexible working hours

  • Annual team retreat

  • Competitive compensation

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