Blockchain Engineer

Company: Leidos
Location: Washington , Washington DC, United States
Type: Full-time
Posted: 03.JUL.2019


Job Description: Are you a Blockchain Application Developer who likes supporting research and development projects developing innovative so...


Job Description:

Are you a Blockchain Application Developer who likes supporting research and development projects developing innovative software solutions? Help us develop software applications to modernize and integrate systems and subsystems into a state of the art blockchain-based solutions for government and commercial entities.

We are looking for a blockchain developer who will be responsible for designing, implementing, and supporting the development and integration of applications in a distributed blockchain-based network ideally in our Arlington, VA location. Your primary responsibility will be analyzing requirements, designing blockchain technology around a certain business model, and the building of a blockchain network and/or building and integrating applications for customer environments.

Fun stuff on the job you will do:

Research, design, develop, and test blockchain technologies

Brainstorm and help evaluate applications for new tools and technologies as they continually evolve

Maintain and extend current client- and server-side applications responsible for integration and business logic

Be involved in the global blockchain community-work on implementing and integrating the latest improvement proposals

Document new solutions as well as maintaining that of existing ones

Develop blockchain-based software systems following the company's Agile processes and coding standards for new and existing products.

Interact with company Solution Architects, System Engineers, and Cybersecurity Experts to develop systems that are consistent with customer requirements.

Utilize object oriented design principals, practices, and patterns to ensure our code base is reusable and maintainable.

Report project status and issues to management as required.

Skills you need to be successful:

Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related with 2+ years of in product development experience in 'C', 'C"++, C#, or Java. High school diploma with an additional 4 years related experience may be considered in lieu of a degree.

2+ years of experience in Ethereum and/or Hyperledger-based blockchain software development

Must have strong object-oriented design skills (OOD).

Must be open to using Agile methodologies and practices.

Must be able to create design documentation, requirements specifications, and other technical documentation.

Must have strong troubleshooting/bug fixing skills.

Must be able to work and communicate proactively and effectively in a small cross-functional development team environment.

Strong software development background

Experience working with large codebases

Experience working with open-source projects

Proficiency in one of the following languages: C++, Java, JavaScript

Strong knowledge of common algorithms and data structures

Familiarity with basic cryptography

Familiarity with P2P networks

Strong knowledge of blockchain

Strong knowledge of concurrency and writing efficient and safe multithreaded code

Must be a US Citizen

You will wow us even more if you have these skills:

Current Security Clearance

Experience in cryptocurrencies


External Referral Eligible


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