NEAR Smart Contract Developer (Rust/Golang/C++)

· Remote, Remote
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Experienced

Shard Labs & NEAR Balkans are searching for two new stars in the team!

Aware of the talented and tech-savvy population of the Balkans, NEAR is bringing a great number of tools and benefits to the regional community!

NEAR Balkans is a regional hub established through collaboration between Borderless Tech Association and NEAR foundation to provide the local community with the needed tools to successfully build on the NEAR protocol, educate themselves about the technology, expand the NEAR ecosystem, and become eligible for grants for their ideas. 

NEAR Balkans will also be providing opportunities for the community members to meet each other by organizing NEARby meetups in all the region’s major cities. 

Shard Labs is a global remote R&D blockchain company. We are specialists in building digital products that require blockchain implementation. While producing blockchain technology we rely on and use two cores of blockchain-based systems: transparency and trust.  "A world where people have control over their money, data, and power of governance" is our vision. 

Tech stack that we use (but are not limited to): React.js, Node.js, Solidity, Go, Rust, Docker, Cairo. Our cloud platform of choice is AWS.

Proudly partners with:

Starkware, MoonbeamKerberus Prime, EthereumPolygonPolkadotCeloLido.

Check out some of our other work:

NEAR Smart Contract Developer 

To qualify for the role, you should have:

  • Rust (Golang or C++ are okay) knowledge as the primary back-end language
  • The desire for clean, well-documented code-bases
  • Enjoyment of tough technical challenges

What you will be doing:

  • Participate in the development of blockchain protocol/application/infrastructure for the NEAR ecosystem
  • Be a part of the innovation team in NearBalkanHub
  • Develop features and improvements in a secure, well-tested, and performant way
  • Research and test new technologies to use for the project
  • Collaborate with the team, product managers, and other stakeholders to maintain a high quality in a fast-paced, iterative environment
  • Maintain a continuous integration pipeline for the development and testing of applications

Additional skills (not necessary):

    • Familiarity with blockchain technology
    • Familiarity with NEAR blockchain
    • Solidity experience
    • Interest in communicating with the broader engineering community through technical blog posts and talks at meetups and conferences
    • Desire to teach, spread knowledge, and a love of learning
    • Experience with Cloud Platforms like GCP, AWS, or Azure

    How our selection process works:

    • You apply for the job via this link:;
    • We schedule the first introduction interview;
    • We schedule the second, technical interview to test your knowledge and skills ;
    • We conclude and negotiate all the details on the third interview and sign offer letters soon afterward. 

    Important to know about us:

    • Remote work is our thing. We take pride in creating and nurturing an inclusive and exceptional remote environment where everyone is welcomed and accepted as they are.
    • Our rapid growth results from a motivated, determined, and hard-working team that brings experience in software development from around the world.
    • The knowledge and experience you will bring are essential for the starting point, but even more crucial to us is your hunger for learning, good organizational skills, and initiative in your daily work. No matter how much you already know, there's always something you can learn or somebody you can teach.
    • We trust our employees. We won't constantly be behind your back, so it is good to possess self-driven skills to make it easier for you to organize your work. We will be your inspiration, but we are also open to hearing your voice. We highly value good suggestions, fresh ideas, and new perspectives.
    • We live and promote a good work-life balance. Our flexible work culture encourages you to have greater control regarding where, when, and how you work. If your dream is to make a career shift – we support exploring new fields right under our roof.
    • Our motto is pragmatism over perfection 👉
    • We strive to be the best destination for the industry's top talent, creating an open environment where bright ideas are given a chance to shine, and everyone is eager to lend a helping hand. Let's explore and develop new blockchain galaxies together!

    Don't hesitate to contact us and apply for the job!

    You’ll have the opportunity to work on some of the most challenging and relevant issues in the blockchain ecosystem.

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