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Sr. Software Engineer
full-time by Akash Network

Sr. Software Engineer

master the latest in Proof-of-Stake blockchains, decentralized applications and Web3.0



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role overview

As a Sr. Software Engineer at Akash Network you will have the opportunity to learn and master the latest in Proof-of-Stake blockchains, decentralized applications and Web3.0. You will have an excellent opportunity to expand your scope and help build the Web 3.0 decentralized infrastructure of the future.


  • Working with the CTO to create and manage architectural vision for the cloud roadmap at Akash 
  • Responsible for the technical design and collaborative team work towards delivery of new features in the cloud and chain portions of the product roadmap 
  • Implementing resilient and scalable systems to achieve extremely high reliability for the Akash blockchain 
  • Developing a microservices roadmap that allows for quick iteration of Product features in a fail fast model 
  • Thinking creatively about attack vectors, failure handling, and other non-functional requirements 
  • Continuously raise our standard of engineering excellence by implementing and driving best practices for coding, testing, and deployment


  • 8+ years of professional software development 
  • 5+ years working in Golang and Javascript/Nodejs (Python optional)  
  • MSc or higher in Computer Science, (or BSc with relevant experience) in software engineering 
  • Expert knowledge of systems design concepts and distributed computing 
  • Keen eye for modeling scenarios in reproducible test environments 
  • Experience with distributed systems and/or container orchestration 
  • Experience in key security concepts: cryptography, key/certificate management, identity, and access management 
  • Experience with test-driven development and the use of testing frameworks 
  • Experience developing complex web applications/services and backend APIs 
  • You possess an innate curiosity, are a strong advocate for the best engineering practices and thrive on learning new technologies 
  • You take a pragmatic approach to developing clean solutions to complex problems 
  • Mentoring abilities are highly valued in this role 
  • Strong communication skills, specifically giving/receiving constructive feedback in a collaborative setting 
  • While open source contributions themselves are a strong nice-to-have, the team develops in open source and uses Git workflows, so you must have proven ability to develop and understand git workflows and the full SDLC in this type of environment 
  • Ability to stay communicative while working remotely and asynchronously


  • Notable Opensource contributions in GitHub 
  • Experience in building decentralized Web 3.0 and blockchain technologies 
  • Familiarity with Cosmos SDK, Tendermint

Our Stack

Golang, JavaScript, Postgres, Kubernetes and virtualization technologies

culture & perks

  • Sovereignty: Control over our future and our outcomes
  • Openness: Open, transparent, and fair to others
  • Equality: Equal opportunities for everyone
  • Empathy: Seek to understand and connect
  • Solve big problems: Impact the future of the Internet, and solve problems that have never been solved before
  • Growth opportunities: Achieve your development goals faster with personalized growth opportunities
  • Work anywhere: Manage your own work location, and your own time
  • Real unlimited time off: Relax and recharge when you need to, for real

about us

Akash Network is the world's first distributed peer-to-peer marketplace for cloud compute that provides a fast, efficient, and low-cost deployment solution. Utilizing containerization and open-source technology, Akash Network is capable of leveraging the 85% of underutilized cloud capacity in 8+ million data centers worldwide, enabling anyone to buy and sell compute. Developers leveraging Akash Network can access cloud compute at a fraction of the cost compared to centralized cloud providers like Amazon Web Services (AWS), Google Cloud, Microsoft Azure and Alibaba. 

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