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Sr. Smart Contract Engineer

Who is Risk Labs?   Risk Labs is the foundation and core team behind UMA, and some top tier products built with it such as oSnap, Oval, and the  Across protocol . The Risk Labs team, operates as one cohesive (amazing!) culture, but focuses on two core protocols, UMA and Across. UMA and Across are decentralized protocols governed by community members across the globe in DAOs, and are supported by Risk Labs Foundation. UMA's optimistic oracle (OO) can record any verifiable truth or data onto a blockchain. Across is leading the future of interoperability with its frontier intents based architecture. 

Across' purpose: Across is to fulfill crypto’s potential by making blockchains more usable, more accessible and more efficient.Across’ Vision: Intents are the standard in cross-chain interoperability.

Job Description

We’re looking for a Senior Smart Contract Engineer to join the UMA protocol team. You, alongside top tier talent, would be working on the core Optimistic Oracle (OO) as well as industry leaders such as oSnap and Oval. As a team, we’re excited to expand UMA’s protocol beyond the truth machine that it is today, and push the boundaries of DeFi in a meaningful way. Oracles, MEV, OEV, governance, optimistic solutions are all heavily baked into your day to day work.


  • Protocol architecture: Design and build protocol upgrades from idea to deployment.
  • Smart contracts: Implement designs with a focus on security, simplicity, ease of use, and gas-efficiency.
  • Code review and mentorship: Write code in a highly collaborative open source ecosystem. In depth reviews of others’ contributions is expected with a focus on helping others grow their technical expertise.
  • Bots:write complimentary offchain code to interact with the protocol. Bots should have a high degree of correctness, efficiency, and anti-fragility


  • 4+ years full-time experience in Software Engineering in a software, financial services, or related organization 
  • 2+ years of experience with blockchain based projects (hackathons and personal projects too)
  • Outstanding critical thinking skills; low ego, high curiosity and comfort in being wrong
  • A love for great software; desire to understand the why and the how of everything you work on
  • Demonstrated ability to apply existing skills to new technologies
  • Growth mindset; a desire to learn from and mentor those around you
  • Strong communication and collaboration skills, especially written

Compensation and Benefits

    • Pay packages include competitive salaries & meaningful token options.
  • Salaries for this role range from $100-200k (USD), and your token allocation can grow with your voting rewards while you participate in the growing ecosystem.
  • Will pay in stablecoins or fiat
  • Philosophies for a culture that show we care: Take vacation when you need it, family care, training and development (just to name a few)
  • 100% remote, which means we encourage you to create the work environment that you thrive in
  • At least two team wide offsites a year

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100,000 - 200,000 USD / year
67 applications
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