Web3 Protocol Designer/Engineer at Tephra Labs

Protocol Labs is a research, development, and deployment institution for improving Internet technology. Protocol Labs leads groundbreaking internet projects, such as IPFS, the decentralized web protocol; Filecoin, a cryptocurrency incentivized storage network; and libp2p, a modular network stack for peer-to-peer apps and systems. Protocol Labs works openly, and is focused on the creation of value at a massive scale.

Job Description

This position is for our network partner, Tephra Labs

Tephra Labs builds technology for large-scale human coordination. We believe that new coordination structures are needed for humanity to address our largest challenges and opportunities. At Tephra Labs, we take an open-source, protocol-driven approach to building the necessary solutions to meet these needs. Our first product is Radius, a decentralized network that connects independent workers and teams to the best projects in web3. The team behind Tephra Labs’ products, protocols, and communities is mission-oriented, dedicated, and hardworking. We are fully remote, and our teammates are based around the world.

As a member of the Tephra Labs team, you will join an early-stage team that is building foundational tooling for the future of work. Our team is cross-functional, and you will be working closely with product managers, engineers, product designers, protocol designers, writers, and community managers. We are looking for teammates that are world-class at what they do, are comfortable defining a path through ambiguity, and want to do whatever it takes to support the Tephra Labs mission.

As a Web3 Protocol Designer and Engineer at Tephra Labs, you will:

  • Design & prototype reputation, identity, and skills protocols to support the needs of billions of workers in web3
  • Design & prototype cryptoeconomic mechanisms for various Tephra Labs projects
  • Collaborate closely with engineers, security auditors, and senior stakeholders to finalize protocol designs and land production implementations

You may be a fit for this role if you:

  • Have experience as a protocol designer and engineer on web3 projects
  • Are deeply passionate about designing rigorous technical protocols to address problems of human coordination and structuring work
  • Are a first principles and systems thinker and apply a systems thinking mindset to everything you do
  • Will leave no stone unturned in investigating potential weaknesses and attacks for various mechanism designs
  • Are an excellent communicator and enjoy documenting mechanism design and gathering feedback
  • Collaborate well with other protocol designers, engineers, and senior stakeholders
  • Have an engineering background and can prototype designed mechanisms
  • Have experience building technical simulations to evaluate mechanisms under different conditions
  • Have extremely high attention to detail

Bonus points:

  • Have contributed to open-source projects in the past and understand open-source culture
  • Early-stage startup experience
  • Have 3-5 years of experience as an engineer

Please let Protocol Labs know that you found this job on Crypto Jobs List. This helps us get more companies to post crypto jobs here!

8 applications

Similar Web3 jobs: