Blockstream was founded in 2014 by Dr. Adam Back and a group of fellow cryptographers and engineers passionate about Bitcoin and its potential to change the future of finance. Focusing on building fundamental Bitcoin infrastructure, Blockstream quickly grew into one of the leading technology power houses of the industry

Through our sidechain technology (the Liquid Network), wallets (Blockstream Green, Blockstream Jade, AQUA), mining colocation (Blockstream Mining), satellite network (Blockstream Satellite), and protocol contributions (Bitcoin research, c-lightning), we are proud to be making global peer-to-peer finance a reality

As a Blockstream Lightning Protocol Engineer, you will work in the open with many different individuals and companies to refine and enhance the lightning network specifications (BOLTs) as well as implement and polish our own c-lightning implementation.  You will work closely with the other engineers and researchers inside Blockstream as well, connecting c-lightning with other projects across the entire ecosystem

What You’ll Be Doing (Responsibilities):

  • You will join with our Lightning engineers and those from other implementations to create and implement the current and future Lightning specification

What We Look For In You (Required Qualifications):

  • Excellent communication, team player attitude and collaboration skills
  • Experience with wire protocols and specifications

Nice To Haves (Preferred Qualifications):

  • Familiarity with Lightning and Bitcoin at a protocol level
  • Familiarity contributing to open source projects

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