Careers

Our Mission

Our mission is to build the next generation of decentralized, resilient financial infrastructure. We believe systems based on cryptography, blockchains, and smart contracts will enhance financial cooperation around the world in unprecedented ways at scales both large and small.

We are building a team of engineers who are passionate about cryptography, cryptocurrency, decentralization, security and privacy. We value intellectual breadth, the cypherpunk ethic, technical depth and imagination. If you’d like to work with us, please see the positions available below.

If you’re passionate about what we’re building, join the Lightning Network Daemon open source community! You can join our Slack channel, chat with us on IRC at #lnd, or follow our Github repo. Any contributions of code, bug reports, feature requests, ideas or comments are very much appreciated.

Open Positions

Crypto Protocol Engineer

Design and implement core infrastructure components of the Lightning Network. Applicants should have a strong grasp of the principles of distributed systems, cryptography, and peer-to-peer networking. You'll be working on security critical peer-to-peer cryptocurrency daemons written in Go. Prior experience with cryptocurrencies, and open source software collaboration.

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Lead Application Developer

Lead the development of Lightning applications for the masses. Our applications are built on React, React Native, Redux and Electron, communicating with the Lightning daemon over a binary RPC protocol. Ideal applicants have some design chops, have experience maintaining open source projects, and have experience leading software development projects.

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Engineering Intern

We're seeking a bright student (undergraduate or graduate) or junior developer with prior systems programming experience to tackle substantial projects building out infrastructure for Lightning. The ideal candidate has had exposure to cryptocurrencies and, prior experience contributing to open source projects.

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To apply, email us at jobs@lightning.engineering