Senior Blockchain Engineer

Company: Leidos
Location: Arlington , Virginia, United States
Type: Full-time
Posted: 14.AUG.2019

Summary

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

Description

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 in our Arlington, VA office ideally but the work can be done in other locations. Your primary responsibility will be analysing 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.

Primary Responsibilities:
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.
Be proactive in group design discussions and managing developers on the execution of software deliverables.
Evaluate customer problems, troubleshoot and assist Field Service Engineers, and help customers through problem resolution utilizing effective written and verbal communication skills.

Skills you need to be successful in this role:
Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related with 8+ years of in product development or similar 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

You will wow us if you have these skills:
Security Clearance
Experience in cryptocurrencies

LInC
External Referral Eligible
D3P

 
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