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Senior Database Engineer [Go]
full-time by Celestia

Senior Database Engineer [Go]

design and build database infrastructure for Celestia’s node software



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role overview

Celestia Labs is seeking a remote full-time Senior Database Engineer to help design and build database infrastructure for Celestia’s node software.


  • You will work on designing and implementing storage optimization for celestia-node, tendermint and cosmos-sdk
  • Design, build, and maintain benchmarking and tests to discover bottlenecks in database
  • Contribute readable, well-tested, and well-documented code
  • Participate in technical discussions on issues and code reviews on pull requests
  • Be a part of the feedback loop between technical specification and implementation


  • You are an experienced database engineer with 4+ years of experience in the following: LSM Trees, RocksDB, Badger DB, Pebble, Level DB. Golang (Rust, C++), Optional: IPLD, IPFS, Tendermint, Cosmos-SDK
  • Experience with building maintainable and well documented codebases
  • Experience with open source software development tools like Github
  • You live within Eastern US and European time zones
  • Native proficiency in English
  • You’re excited about web3 and modular blockchains!

Nice to have:

  • Experience with the Cosmos SDK
  • Experience with Tendermint or other consensus engines

culture & perks

  • Flexible and remote work environment
  • Employment benefits and 4 weeks annual vacation
  • A share of the initial token supply, in addition to a salary
  • Work at the forefront of blockchain scaling alongside an exceptional team of engineers

about us

Celestia is the first modular blockchain network. By decoupling consensus from execution, Celestia enables anyone to easily deploy their own blockchain, without the overhead of bootstrapping a new consensus network. Blockchains on Celestia are free from constraints, making them scalable, sovereign, and secure.

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