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Software developer in Test

Company: Findora
Location: Palo Alto
Posted on: June 21, 2022

Job Description:

Background Our mission at Discreet Labs is to make privacy more programmable through adoption of applied cryptography, and decentralized blockchain technology.Discreet Labs is the developer of Findora, a public blockchain with programmable privacy. The original research team behind Findora also invented Bulletproofs, a type of zero-knowledge proofs that have been widely used across different blockchains such as Monero, Mimblewimble, and Grin. Discreet Labs has implemented Bulletproofs on Findora to support confidential transactions, and private asset issuance. The company is also working on additional zero-knowledge proofs to support confidential smart contracts for more programmable privacy.Discreet Labs is backed by Polychain and Powerscale Capital, and is partnered with dozens of companies and organizations including Tencent, BSN, MetisDAO, Taxa, Bank of Asia, Travel USA Express, MoneyMoov, IOTPay, YouWorld, Citcon, and Bayes.We have offices in Palo Alto, CA and Beijing, China, plus we have the platform tools and benefits to support you in your remote work environment.Although this position will be remote, with occasional travel to North America, Europe and Asia, it will require working hours that overlap with Pacific Standard Time (PST). Strong written and spoken language proficiency in English is required, although knowledge of other languages (e.g. Mandarin), would be an advantage in order to liaise with stakeholders across the world.ImpactSoftware Quality Assurance Engineers work with a talented team of systems, research, and full stack engineers and architects as Findora builds out its core infrastructure and specific applications. The core engineering team's primary focus is to build out the Findora platform, a highly performant distributed system incorporating significant innovations in cryptography, storage/authenticated data structures, and consensus/state machine replication. Additionally, as the platform is implemented, a growing number of ecosystem applications will be developed atop the Findora infrastructure, requiring a reliable base upon which to build. Software Quality Assurance Engineers must collaborate effectively with the core engineering team to make Findora applications as robust and straightforward as possible. We are looking for meticulous and articulate engineers with a passion for high quality financial systems. Responsibilities - Interactive software testing of decentralized blockchain protocol and related services- Development of an automated testing framework for integration tests preferably using Jest,Mocha and related JS libraries.- Maintaining the tests required for CI/CD pipeline .Create and maintain documentation for bugs , issues and reports.- Proficient in one more coding languages , preferably Javascript Requirements- B.S. degree in Computer Science or similar field; or equivalent practical experience- 3+ years of Software Quality Assurance work- Experience working in blockchain project(s), and having a basic understanding of the mechanics of a blockchain protocol - Excellent communication and collaboration skills.- Proficient in written EnglishPreferred- Experience working on an EVM/Cosmos (Tendermint) based chain - Experience working with open source projects - Experience in writing and debugging solidity code - Having strong opinions about crypto and decentralization - Experience building client side tooling for blockchains such as wallets, explorers, indexer, etc. Perks- Opportunities to create test systems and automation- Work on cutting edge technology with a team of engineers trying to solve real world problems - Learn from systems engineering and cryptography domain experts in a mentorship-oriented work culture- Make a big impact as an early contributorOur StackRust, JavaScript, TypeScript, Tendermint, Terraform, AWS, Zero-Knowledge Proofs (ZKP), Multi-party Computation (MPC)

Keywords: Findora, Palo Alto , Software developer in Test, IT / Software / Systems , Palo Alto, California

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