Senior Smart Contract Engineer (m/w/d)

Full time, remote first, on-site possible

Job Description

We are seeking a talented Senior Smart Contract Engineer to design, develop, and implement smart contracts for a variety of on-chain financial products, such as indices and automated decentralized finance (DeFi) strategies. This role requires a strong understanding of blockchain technology, extensive experience in full stack development, and a passion for revolutionizing the world of finance by bridging the gap between traditional and decentralized finance.


About Rudy Capital

Rudy Capital is a Germany-based FinTech company focused on bridging the gap between traditional finance (TradFi) and decentralized finance (DeFi). We strive to democratize access to the best possible investment strategies, providing innovative, secure, and user-friendly solutions for both professional and retail investors. Our talented team is dedicated to driving the future of finance through the development of cutting-edge Web3 and DeFi products. Join us on this exciting journey, as we are now hiring a Senior Smart Contract Engineer!


What you’ll do

  • Design, build, and deploy new core smart contracts.
  • Brainstorm and ideate innovative protocol designs that push the boundaries of DeFi opportunities.
  • Work closely with external auditing teams, incorporating their feedback to improve the security and performance of our smart contracts.
  • Assess and evaluate Layer 2 solutions and other scaling technologies.
  • Develop full stack solutions, including frontend and backend components, to ensure seamless user experience and integration with our smart contracts.
  • Continuously stay informed about the latest trends and developments in the DeFi, Web3, and NFT ecosystems.

Job requirements

  • At least 6 years of experience as a developer, with 3+ years specifically in building secure and production-grade smart contracts in Solidity.
  • Demonstrated experience deploying smart contracts with significant value held. Strong understanding of the Ethereum Virtual Machine (EVM), DeFi, Web3, and NFT ecosystems.
  • Proficient problem-solving skills and a keen interest in developing complex smart contracts.
  • Extensive experience in full stack development, showcasing proficiency in frontend frameworks (e.g. React, Angular, Vue.js) and backend technologies (e.g. Node.js, Django, Ruby on Rails).
  • Ability to work independently and collaborate effectively with team members in a remote or on-site setting. Preferred candidates are located and working within +/- 2h CST time zone for coordination purposes.

Extra bits that we also like to hear

  • Experience using agile tools, e.g., writing JIRA tickets and managing backlogs.
  • Strong communication skills and fluent in German (written and spoken).
  • Experience working in startups or other high-paced environment.

The fun stuff

  • We are a dynamic unit where ambition meets high performance – ultimately, we’re just a bunch of nice people who work hard and have a good time!
  • Remote first – work from where and when you want.
  • Office on the 29th floor of an exclusive business tower in the heart of Frankfurt.
  • Compensation at Rudy is competitive in today’s market and includes both salary and employee stock options.
  • Access to the inner circle of the German-speaking blockchain community. 
  • Build your own personal brand with workshops, keynote speeches and interviews if desired.
  • Supportive work environment with open communication, regular feedback and flat hierarchies.

Senior Smart Contract Engineer (m/w/d)

If you're intrigued by DeFi or crypto, have a passion for designing and developing innovative digital financial products, and possess a knack for building, we'd love to hear from you! Even if you don't meet all of our requirements precisely, don't hesitate to apply. If you have a strong enthusiasm for DeFi and a wealth of unique experiences to share, we're eager to learn more about you.