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

Cryptographic Protocol Engineer

Experienced systems software engineer versed in applied cryptography, peer-to-peer networks, distributed systems, open source software, and cryptocurrency protocols to design and implement core protocol and algorithmic components of the Lightning Network. Solid programming skills, experience with Go, C, or C++. Prior contributions to crypto protocols and open source software collaboration preferred.

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Lightning Infrastructure Engineer

Systems-oriented engineer to design and build out key routing infrastructure components of the Lightning Network. Projects include writing tooling for automated channel management, initial client channel selection (autopilot), ongoing capital management and optimization, monitoring infrastructure for routing nodes, and passive analysis of the health of the network from graph theoretic metrics. Ideal candidates have experience building and operating secure, scalable, highly-available systems.

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Frontend Application Developer

Frontend developer to build secure cross-platform second-layer blockchain applications. Our applications are built on React, React Native, MobX, and Electron, communicating with a Lightning daemon over a binary RPC protocol. Ideal applicants will have experience building and shipping React Native applications and maintaining open source projects.

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DevOps Engineer

A DevOps engineer to automate, secure, and streamline deployments of our current and future network services such as Lightning Loop. In addition to our internal public facing services, you'll also be working on monitoring, automation, and deployment tools for our Lightning implementation: lnd. We're a Go heavy shop that utilizes tools such as etcd, Kubnernetes, Traefik, Docker, Grafana and Prometheus. Prior experience with deployments on AWS, and also secure key management infrastructure is desired.

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To apply, email us at [email protected]