Informal Systems is a full-suite Research & Development institution. We work on bold research problems at the intersection of formal verification and distributed systems and develop high-value distributed systems infrastructure in Rust.
As a Senior Rust Engineer, you will have the opportunity to work on open-source products and develop correct and reliable software that serves as critical infrastructure in the blockchain ecosystem.
Design and develop our products and software.
Improve the user experience and code-quality of the software.
Contribute clean, well tested, and well documented code.
Review issues and pull requests and provide valuable feedback to contributors.
Mentor other engineers and support the growth and health of the team.
Guard the quality of the software from technical debt, missing tests or documentation, and feature creep.
Nurture a safe and enjoyable open source experience for contributors.
At least 3 years developing, releasing, and maintaining production software.
Significant experience writing Rust.
Commitment to product quality and user experience.
A track record of designing maintainable APIs that are a delight to use.
Experience with open source projects and communities.
A solid understanding of computer science fundamentals.
Some familiarity with blockchain systems is a plus.
The ability to take ownership and see initiatives through.
Excellent interpersonal skills, experience working with distributed teams, and enjoys working with and mentoring others.
Informal is a remote-first company with offices in Toronto, Lausanne, Vienna and Berlin. We are structured like a worker's cooperative, where important corporate actions are subject to one-person-one-vote democratic control by the member-employees. We provide 5-weeks of paid vacation, lifestyle benefits, and annual retreats with the whole team. We envision a sustainable future of cooperatively owned and governed, open-source, distributed organizations running on reliable distributed systems and are excited to grow the team with amazing individuals who believe in making this future a reality.
Please apply via this this Google form where you’ll be prompted to upload a cover letter, CV, and other information that will help the review process go smoothly.
We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity in our organization. We are committed to equal employment opportunities and encourage applications from people of all race, religion, colour, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.