Full Time: Decentralized Systems Engineer at BigchainDB in Berlin

BigchainDB is building a decentralized database for the internet, and for collaborative ecosystems.

Organizations use BigchainDB software to unleash applications in sovereign personal data, compensating creators, supply chain / IoT, data exchanges, and more.

You are someone that deeply cares about the future of the internet, of society.

You love to build things.

To you, coding is a delight.


You will design, implement, deploy, benchmark, and maintain decentralized databases and software systems
You will co-plan and co-design the product with your team in an agile, open-source development process

Minimum Qualifications

You have a Bachelor's in Software Engineering, Computer Science, or related discipline; or equivalent practical experience
You love Python, and have 3+ years of production experience
You have experience with distributed systems, backend development, and web-based tech
You possess good communication skills; interacting with your team and other teams will be an integral part of your daily routine
You are a creative, “make it happen” problem solver

Preferred Qualifications

You have a Master’s or PhD in distributed systems, or a related field
You have engineered distributed databases, networking protocols, or large-scale transaction systems
You've worked with: consensus protocols; Linked Data / Semantic Web; languages such as C, C++, Go, Rust, Haskell, Erlang, Clojure, Solidity
As a bonus, we'd love to hear about cool stuff you've done with: new decentralization protocols and tech (Bitcoin, IPFS / libp2p / cid, Ethereum / EVM / Solidity, Tendermint / abci, Interledger, etc), asynchronous Python, container orchestration (Kubernetes, Swarm, Mesosphere, Fleet), databases (ORM, SQL, noSQL, newSQL)

Position Details

Location: Berlin
Type: Permanent
Salary: To Be Communicated

We're a tight-knit international team based in Berlin.

We’re always building and always shipping, but with an appreciation for the theoretical.

We work closely with our users and technology partners, and engage with the global decentralization community.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company.

We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

Are you up for working with an awesome team, learning a ton, and shipping code that matters? Please email [email protected], with your cover letter, resume, and code samples (e.g.

GitHub profile).


Source: Clevertech