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Staff Smart Contract Engineer

Avara is looking for a senior smart contract engineer to innovate and build upon the Aave protocol and GHO stablecoin. You should have a strong passion for web3 technology and a deep understanding of smart contract development. In this role, you will be responsible for designing, implementing, and deploying smart contracts on Ethereum and other EVM based networks & work closely with the Aave team to develop and maintain the protocol.

About Avara

Avara is a software technology company, renowned for building innovative web3 products based on blockchain technologies. Founded by Stani Kulechov, we’ve developed the battle tested Aave Protocol, the Aave-native stablecoin GHO, and Lens, a decentralized social networking protocol. With strategic acquisitions including the metaverse app, Sonar, and Family crypto wallet, Avara is dedicated to realizing a people-powered internet that benefits everyone.

How you can make an impact:

  • Designing, implementing, and testing secure Solidity-based smart contracts and decentralised applications 
  • Participating in the development of protocol-level infrastructure and tools  
  • Collaborating with cross-functional teams to define, design, and ship new features and functionality 
  • Responding to security vulnerabilities, simulating the scenario, and evaluating a strategy and response 
  • Debugging and troubleshooting issues that arise during the development process
  • Reviewing code written by other engineers to ensure it meets the required standards and specifications with a focus on security 
  • Staying up to date with developments in the Ethereum ecosystem and incorporating new technologies as appropriate 
  • Providing technical guidance, support, and mentoring to other engineers as needed. 

Let’s connect if:

  • You are someone who builds, innovates, and ships features with the highest standards of solidity and security 
  • You have experience working with DeFi protocols and a deep understanding of smart contracts and the EVM 
  • You research constantly and keep up with the latest hacks, tooling, and security practises 
  • Are passionate about DeFi and enjoy working in web3 and the bleeding edge of technology.

What we offer

  • Work-life balance
  • Competitive salary and equity
  • Regular team events and off-sites
  • Medical coverage and pension
  • Generous paid parental leave
  • Generous vacation and sick leave
  • Work from anywhere
  • Paid co-working space/desk

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