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Forward Deployed Software Engineer (FDSE/FDE) – Blockchain – London - £100k

We are currently working with a technology startup that is creating a new blockchain consensus protocol for corporates that facilitates the world’s first simultaneously secure, scalable and decentralised applications.

Due to their success and rapid growth they are looking for a talented Forward Deployed Software Engineer to join their core technical team and help build new products on the platform.

Forward Deployed Software Engineers (FDSEs) understand their customers’ greatest pain points and design end-to-end solutions to address them. FDSEs solicit constant feedback on their work from both customers and colleagues, improving their products over time with rapid iteration cycles.

Essential Skills:

  • Strong engineering background, preferred in fields such as Mathematics, Software Engineering, Physics.

  • Familiarity with data structures, storage systems, cloud infrastructure, front-end frameworks, and other technical tools.

  • Understanding of how technical decisions impact the user of what you’re building.

  • Proficiency with programming languages such as Javascript, C++, Go or similar languages.

  • Ability to work effectively in teams of technical and non-technical individuals.

  • Skill and comfort working in a rapidly changing environment with dynamic objectives and iteration with users.

  • Demonstrated ability to continuously learn, work independently, and make decisions with minimal supervision.

Desired Skills:

  • Familiarity with Docker, Docker Swarm and Kubernetes.

  • Familiarity with serverless architectures including the Function-as-a-Service (FaaS) approach.

  • Direct experience with or strong knowledge of blockchain and distributed ledger technologies.

For more information, please send your CV directly to hello@durlstonpartners.com