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Blockchain Protocol Engineer

A Little More About Us


Kaleido is a rapidly growing start-up aiming to make blockchain radically simple for organizations to adopt so that our societies will fully benefit from decentralized models and technologies. Our #1 rated platform is powering transformation with clients from Global Fortune 100 companies to startups.

Kaleido is set apart by its collaborative culture focused on putting people first.  That manifests in how we work together on a flat team, how we build products and solutions with open participation, and how we all take responsibility to interact with our customers and community. We move fast, put real product in customers’ hands, and iterate and learn as we move towards scale. This will allow you to make an immediate, high impact within a dedicated and nimble team.

Our team comes with deep technical experience and a dedication to our mission, but we still like to have fun and take full advantage of our startup environment by playing table tennis during breaks, enjoying a beer from our open tap, volunteering together during office hours, go on team retreats and outings, and more. Our team is based in an urban startup hub in Raleigh, NC.

Kaleido is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and deeply values diversity. We strive to create an inclusive environment for the diverse cultures, perspectives, and experiences in our workforce.

What You'll Do

  • We are active participants in the Enterprise Ethereum Alliance (EEA) and contributors to multiple open source projects (Quorum, Hyperledger Fabric).
  • We are at the forefront of Enterprise adoption of blockchain technology.
  • Able to solve challenges in running and scaling permissioned blockchain networks in mission-critical Enterprise use cases.
  • Work with open source communities around data privacy, cross-chain interoperability, using techniques such as zero knowledge proofs and state channels.
  • Opportunities to research and develop innovative approaches to some of the most challenging problems in software such as advanced cryptography and distributed systems.

Who You Are

  • Fast learner excited to develop new skills.
  • Excellent communicator who works well in extremely fast-paced team environments.
  • Thrives in chaos and is comfortable with the uncertainty and the rapid change of R&D projects.
  • Self-starter who can define and execute tasks with minimal guidance.

Skill Set

  • Knowledge in advanced cryptography a big plus such as group signature, zero knowledge proofs.
  • Understanding of IPFS and distributed hash tables.
  • 5+ years of experience in a senior engineering role.
  • Experience with blockchain and smart contracts.
  • Experience in blockchain protocol development.

Bonus Skills

  • Strong back-end development experience using one of GO, Rust or Java.
  • Node.JS and Javascript programming skills.
  • Hands on experience in basic cryptography such as digital signature, encryption based on asymmetric or symmetric keys, key agreement.
  • Being able to explain consensus algorithms like Raft or Paxos, PBFT.
  • B.S. or M.S in Comp Sci.
Beyond a stellar work environment, friendly people, and inspiring work,
we have excellent benefits and perks

Health Coverage
Flexible Vacation Policy
401K Provided
Collaborative Teams
Make an Impact
Downtown Raleigh Location

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