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Smart Contracts Engineer

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Georgios is hiring for Axelar
October 03, 2020

Axelar is a decentralized interoperability fabric that bridges multiple blockchain platforms. Powered by Byzantine consensus, cryptography, and mechanism design protocols, Axelar allows applications that live on different blockchains to communicate with each other. Towards this, we’re building a distributed network, APIs and tools to make it easy to build cross-chain decentralized applications. We’re growing our technical team and looking for engineers who’re interested in building the new financial stack from the ground up.

Axelar is a venture-backed blockchain start-up. It was founded by Sergey Gorbunov (Assis. Prof @uWaterloo; Ph.D. MIT) and Georgios Vlachos (M.Eng., MIT; Int. Math Olympiad Gold Medalist). Previously, they were on the founding team at Algorand where they headed cryptography and mathematics groups, respectively, and worked on the design and development of the core consensus and platform.

Our team published in dozens of prestigious venues across cryptography, math, and distributed systems.

Job Description

We are excited about the potential of blockchain networks and the opportunity they create to democratize and improve the financial system. You will be joining the founding team and help shape the project’s vision and technology.

You have:

  • Experience with solidity, ERC-X contracts, bitcoin scripts, other smart contracts on other blockchains.
  • Understanding of security pitfalls, vulnerabilities, mitigation strategies.
  • Experience deploying and maintaining smart contracts on blockchains.
  • Understanding of basic cryptography, mechanism design, distributed systems.
  • 3+ years of industry experience.


Team is located in Toronto/Waterloo region, but we are remote friendly.


  • Remote friendly
  • Equity options
  • Health insurance
  • Unlimited paid time off

Contact email: You may reach out or send your resume at axelar.network


📍 Toronto, ON, Canada
🌎 Remote
🛠 Engineering
📆 Full-time
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Posted on October 03, 2020

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