The GIANT Protocol Foundation aims to empower the world to build a more open and inclusive internet. It created the GIANT Protocol to decentralize and democratize access to connectivity and financial services for all. It’s a new web3 telecommunications layer that coordinates, tokenizes, and financializes ownership of the entire telecom ecosystem.

GIANT Connect is a consumer app powered by GIANT Protocol offering the most fun and rewarding way to stay connected to the Internet. Access inflight wifi on thousands of planes, mobile networks in 120 countries, and 68M free and premium wifi hotspots globally. Earn crypto rewards when you go online and when you don’t.

 

Overview

We are looking for a Blockchain Engineer who has been developing Layer 1 blockchains using Substrate (Polkadot) to join our growing team. In this role you will be primarily working in Rust language on existing code bases or creating new services as required.

Responsibilities

  • Design and build Substrate Pallets
  • Update/Optimize runtime to develop a productionalized L1 Blockchain
  • Contribute to creating a custom wallet for the blockchain
  • Build off-chain workers to connect business logic to our blockchain.
  • Participate in security audits.
  • Participate in brainstorming sessions and contribute ideas to improve our product and technology.
  • Work with the product and design teams to understand business goals, end-user requirements, formulate use cases, and then translate that into a pragmatic and effective technical solution.
  • Document decisions and its future impacts. 
  • Create and improve technical documentation.
  • Join sprints and scrum calls with our cross-regional team for successful delivery of product.
  • Guide and mentor junior developers.


Qualifications

Must have:

  • Has experience building Layer 1 native blockchain/components of blockchain using Substrate.
  • Extensive experience with Rust, cargo, clippy.
  • Experience with Substrate framework and tools.
  • Smart Contracts dev using Solidity or Ink.
  • 5+ years of programming experience with focus on using strongly typed languages (Rust, Golang, Typescript). NodeJs+Express is ok too.
  • 3+ years of blockchain development experience.
  • Open source contributions to existing Layer 1 blockchain projects.
  • Good blockchain troubleshooting skills.
  • Good understanding of Layer 2 blockchain solutions.

 

Nice to have:

  • Experience with token distribution and/or crowd loans.
  • Experience working on DAG (Directed Acyclic Graph) platform.

Company Values

Thinking in possibilities: We realize that most see the world in terms of what is not possible. We believe the future is made by those who see what is possible. Seeing a path of possibilities requires intellectual curiosity, dedication, and diligence. We are big thinkers and believers but also pragmatists, focused on relentless execution.

Integrity of word, thought, and action: Integrity is what is behind our words, thoughts, and actions. We help ourselves and others to stay true to why we do things so we can align, together, for the highest purpose.

Diversity of perspectives: A good discussion is one that ends with all participants feeling that the other participants understood them, even if they had different ideas. This requires trust, vulnerability, and compassion. We believe organizations where people can truly co-create will thrive.

Winning with purpose: We are mission focused and realize that winning is a requirement to achieve lasting change that benefits everyone. Even though we love to compete, we understand that winning is not the same as success, but is needed to succeed.

Ownership is key: When we own our successes, failures, best qualities, and flaws, we can truly work in a team, as a team. Ownership unlocks greatness as a team because it enables us to support and be supported.

The excellence of being: Excellence is an expression of being–of what we want for ourselves and others. It is passion turned into action. We share a desire to learn and excel while being comfortable with failing. Excellence comes when we’re courageously open about what we desire for this world.

Unity in consciousness: We understand that we are all one. We are all working towards moving humanity forward in unique ways. We firmly believe that there is infinitely more that unites us than divides us, and our work is to bring that out in the world.

Benefits:

  • Competitive salary with generous token plan
  • Unlimited PTO and flexible remote options
  • Health benefits: medical, dental, vision, EAP, virtual medicine, and more 
  • 401k with company match
  • Annual professional development budget

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