Back End Engineer


Anywhere Remote only

Full time


Jul 21

This job is no longer accepting applications.


Join our team and work directly with the founders to build the future of Automation for the upcoming decentralized web. Enjoy a lot of perks, travel with us to cool events and participate in amazing off-side retreats with the team!

Participate in creating the most sophisticated crypto bot network ever created by designing the smart contracts that will rule them all!

We are a fully remote team and although we hire globally, there is a strong preference for this role to be based in Europe.

What we offer:

  • A fully remote team with team members in Zug, Paris, New York, Berlin, and many other cool places
  • Join the "Gelato Legendary Member Club" and work directly with the founders
  • Participate in building the infrastructure that aims to become the glue between all crypto networks and power the most promising dapps on Ethereum and beyond
  • Generous Token Package - Get a share of the network's token and be able to participate in the Gelato DAO
  • Chance to participate in shaping the future of web3 by working together with the biggest projects in this space, such as MakerDAO, Connext, Quickswap, etc.
  • Worldclass Investors - We are backed by top class VCs and Angels including Dragonfly, Galaxy Digital, ParaFi, Gnosis, Stani Kulechov and many more!


  • Building a scalable a decentralized network of nodes that execute tens of thousands of transactions every day
  • Designing and implementing new features within the product such as p2p messaging, threshold signatures schemes, trust minimized off-chain computation, token staking
  • Integrate a variety of different blockchain networks in one client
  • Thinking creatively about attack vectors, possible failures, and disaster scenarios, modelling them in reproducible test environments, and developing fixes
  • Modelling and developing recovery behaviours within our core node software
  • Implementing resilient distributed systems to achieve extremely high reliability in a variety of blockchain environments


  • 5 years experience with either node.js/typescript and/or Golang
  • B.S. or higher in computer science, software engineering or related technical field
  • Experience with p2p network technologies such as libp2p
  • Knowledge about the inner workings of the EVM
  • 2 year experience with Web3 libraries and backend development (e.g. ethers.js)
  • 2 year experience with Solidity
  • Experience in building and running bots that interact with smart contracts on Ethereum
  • Knowledge about Ethereum Client & Mining software
  • Proven Experience with high throughput Database systems
  • Proven Experience with maintaining scalable microservices systems
  • Proven Experience with distributed systems and/or container orchestration
  • Strong interest in Web3/crypto industry
  • Experience using crypto applications (e.g. Uniswap, Aave, etc.)
  • You can work with high autonomy
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

Technologies we use and teach:

  • Node.js
  • Golang
  • Typescript
  • Redis
  • AWS
  • Ethers.js
  • LibP2p
  • Subgraphs


  • Unlimited holiday (yes you heard that right!)
  • Work very autonomously
  • Generous GEL token package
  • Competitive Salary
  • Work together with one of the best technical teams on Ethereum
  • Build relationships with top blockchain teams which are already Gelato users, including MakerDAO, Instadapp, Zerion, Quickswap and many more
  • Chance to travel the world to go to exciting events and connect with key players in this industry
  • Join amazing in-person offsites all over the world
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