Careers

 Join the Algorand Foundation Team!

The foundation is comprised of a diverse group of industry experts, researchers, business leaders, economists and more -- and we are hiring!

We are committed to the development of an inclusive and transparent system where anyone can build opportunity through decentralized applications and projects, no matter where they are. With the primary goal of promoting broad participation and the decentralization of the Algorand network, the foundation is assisting with the launch of the network, initial governance and the evolution of the public blockchain.

Founded by cryptography pioneer and Turing award winner Silvio Micali, Algorand solves the 'blockchain trilemma' with a platform that delivers decentralization, scalability and security all at once. Algorand provides a foundation for existing businesses and new projects to operate globally in the emerging decentralized economy with its technical innovation.

To apply for any of the roles listed here, please email [email protected] Please include an up-to-date resume or CV with your email.

CURRENT OPEN ROLES:

DevOps Engineer

Location: New York City, Hong Kong or Dublin, Ireland.

[This role has been filled but the Foundation welcomes skilled candidates in this area to submit applications proactively]

The Algorand Foundation is looking for a highly skilled DevOps engineer with a background in development, testing, security, or System Administration. This role will be critical in coordinating the infrastructure that underpins key elements of the Algorand blockchain's global network.

Core Responsibilities

  • Management of the blockchain's global network, monitoring the servers (both the Foundation’s and its partner's), coordination with infrastructure service providers.
  • Design and implementation of back-end support for the foundation's operations, current and future. Including our local equipment & back-end infrastructure (on the Google cloud).
  • Implementation of key management and transaction management solutions for the foundation's stake, as designed by the research team. Ongoing transaction management.
  • Technical support for, and coordination with, partners and third parties for protocol upgrade and ongoing technical inquiries and issues.
  • This person will also provide basic IT support for the Foundation and staff

Requirements & Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree or above in Computer Science or other related discipline.
  • Knowledge and understanding of blockchain technologies.
  • Programming experience or at least experience with managing programmers (Go, Python, …).
  • Experience with managing and securing infrastructure systems.
  • Experience in providing/managing technical support.
  • Networking experience (deploying and managing servers, both cloud-based and bare metal).