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Animoca Brands (HK)- Senior Blockchain Architect

Entry Level
Hong Kong
Senior Blockchain Architect
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About Us

Animoca Brands leverages gamification, blockchain, and artificial intelligence technologies to develop and publish a broad portfolio of mobile products including games such as The Sandbox, Crazy Kings, and Crazy Defense Heroes as well as products based on popular intellectual properties such as Formula 1®, Garfield, Snoopy, Thomas & Friends™, Ever After High and Doraemon. Animoca Brands’ portfolio of blockchain investments and partnerships includes Lucid Sight, Dapper Labs (creators of CryptoKitties), WAX, Harmony, and Decentraland. The Company is based in Hong Kong, Canada, Finland, and Argentina.

Who we're looking for

The ideal candidate is a strong all-rounded technologist with a personal passion for blockchains and related disciplines, with proven experience as a software architect and/or technical lead.

What you will be doing in this role
  • Get involved across the board for all technical and functional aspects of blockchain on several games projects
  • Conduct continuous research on blockchain technologies and keep an eye on any tech stack or standards which can apply to the gaming sector
  • Participate in the design, architecture and implementation of the different software components, including smart contracts, frontends and backends
  • Play a central role in the blockchain game's design, be innovative, assess the feasibility and give insight on cost/benefit for different concepts
  • Enforce the adequate level of security for managing crypto-assets

About you

Minimal Skill Set

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in Computer Science, Engineering or related disciplines
  • Understanding of computer science fundamentals
  • Programming proficiency with at least one language
  • Unit-Testing and Continuous Integration processes experience
  • Experience using Git and collaborative tools
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills in English

Qualifications

  • In-depth understanding of all the technical and functional aspects of blockchains (consensus, security models, tokenomics, ...) and crypto-wallets (keys management, UX, ...), robust knowledge of Ethereum
  • Proficiency with one of the following languages: Go/C++/Rust (code-literacy with one of the Ethereum node implementations) and with Javascript (Web3)
  • Experience designing and implementing systems based on blockchain (separation of duties between chain, frontends and backends)
  • Experience with Smart-Contracts full development cycle (Solidity) and knowledge of the standards for token contracts (ERC-20, ERC-721, ERC-1155, ...)
  • Strong experience with UNIX systems (Linux) and Cloud Infrastructures (AWS, GCP, ...)

Nice to have

  • Experience in blockchain gaming
  • Deep understanding of major public blockchains and scalability solutions
  • Team-leadership
  • Experience as a core blockchain developer
  • Experience implementing Crypto-Wallets
  • Experience with GPGPU and/or Crypto Mining
  • Experience in the Financial / Fintech industry

What we offer
  • Excellent company culture: give your best while having fun and grow as a person
  • Exciting startup-like environment with a lot of ideas and projects: you never get bored
  • A flat structure: your ideas get heard by the right people very quickly
  • Diverse range of games and app genres: learn and try on different projects
  • Multicultural work environment: 15 nationalities and counting
  • Casual dress code. Free coffee, tea and fruit daily
  • Medical, Life & Personal Accident insurance
  • Free company shuttle bus to and from selected MTR stations daily
  • Regular and fun company activities (we have a Switch, an XBox and a VR set)
  • 5-days work week, 15 annual leave days
  • Other leaves (Marriage Leave, Compassionate Leave, Exam Leave)
  • Opportunity to attend international conferences to stay up to date with the rapidly evolving Blockchains industry

Working visa sponsorship and relocation allowance will be provided for non-Hong Kong candidates.

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