Hiro Systems (, 2 Yr Employee Growth Rate)

1-Year Employee Growth Rate | 2-Year Employee Growth Rate | LinkedIn | $0 Venture Funding

What Is Employee Growth Rate & Why Is It Important?

At Hiro, we’re making it easier for developers to build the next generation of smart contracts and decentralized apps. We build developer tools for Stacks, an open-source network which makes Bitcoin programmable. With Hiro, developers can test and deploy smart contracts, spin up nodes and other server-side resources for scaling, and get access to monitoring and analytics. Our solutions provide developers with the convenience and reliability they need to be successful.   We’re very proud to say that Hiro won 3 Built In’s Best places to work awards! We received Best Places to Work NYC, Best Places to Work Small Companies, and Best Paying Companies NYC!   Hiro is funded and backed by more than $75 million from Union Square Ventures, Y Combinator, Lux Capital, Winklevoss Capital, Naval Ravikant, and others.

Job Description

About the Opportunity   We’re looking for an experienced engineer to help build our main products: developer tools, libraries and SDKs. You’ll collaborate with a team and work independently to architect and deliver feature upgrades and improvements on the platform. In this role, you will build critical features for our developer community. You must be comfortable working in diverse development ecosystems and have worked independently in a rapidly scaling startup. OSS experience is preferred as we are an open source project.

What You’ll Do

    • Build open-source developer tools for the Stacks blockchain, including but not limited to SDKs, APIs, command line tools and services
    • Build developer tools and services for the Hiro Platform: this is a greenfield effort and a unique opportunity to participate in building a new product from the ground-up
    • Work on stacks.js: a collection of Javascript libraries for building apps on Stacks, collectively exceeding 20K downloads weekly
    • Work on stacks-blockchain-api: a rich and developer-friendly set of APIs for Stacks blockchain data, including full support of the Rosetta specification. Currently serving > 10M queries daily
    • Collaborate with blockchain engineers and product engineers to help create a compelling developer experience
    • Help shape the product & technical strategy for developer tools in the Stacks ecosystem

What We’re Looking For

      • 5+ industry experience as a software engineer(or equivalent)
      • Experience building open-source developer tools(APIs, SDKs, services)
      • Passion for building delightful developer experiences and pride in your craft
      • Experience working on production services, with CI/CD tools and with cloud providers like AWS and GCP
      • Proficiency in at least one language or framework for building tools and services(e.g. NodeJS, Express, Rust, Go etc)
      • Good understanding and comfort with storage / caching solutions ranging from SQL databases(e.g. Postgres) to NoSQL systems(e.g. Redis)
      • Excellent communication and collaboration skills
      • Experience working being on or with remote / distributed teams
      • Bonus, but not required: Experience in the crypto/blockchain space or a deep curiosity about the landscape

We’d love to hear from you even if you don’t have experience or interest in every bullet. There’s no perfect candidate and we want to find the right fit, even if it’s different than we imagine. We especially would like to meet underrepresented/underestimated candidates.

What We’ll Offer

      • Competitive NYC based Salary(regardless of location, benchmarked annually)
      • Company equity and Stacks (STX) tokens–STX is the native cryptocurrency of the Stacks network
      • $500/mo co-working space reimbursement
      • $1,200/yr budget for learning and development stipend
      • $1000/yr of charity donation matching to an organization of your choosing
      • Daily Lunch Reimbursement(even if you’re remote!)
      • Open Vacation Policy, take the days you need
      • Family-Friendly Health Benefits
      • Free Life and Disability Insurance
      • Health and dependent care(FSA)
      • Up to 16 weeks of paid parental leave
      • Pre-tax commuter benefits
      • 401k with 3% match
      • Your choice of technical setup and equipment

Please note that the benefits shown above are for our full-time U.S. based employees. 

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