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Software Engineer (Haskell Developer) - Ledger - Remote

IOHK

IOHK

London, England, GB.

REMOTE FULL TIME

Category

Computer and Mathematical Occupations

Published on 2022-05-27 12:07

IO Global is searching for a Software Engineer (Haskell Developer) to join its Node team. The Cardano ledger is a large Haskell codebase, making nontrivial use of some of the programming language’s more advanced features, and tested using property-based testing. We are looking for someone to help us improve and add features to the Cardano blockchain, such as on-chain governance and support for light clients and sidechains.

Your mission

  • Following agile software development practices
  • Working with teams in multiple time zones
  • Carrying out software development tasks independently, with minimal supervision or mentoring
  • Reviewing specifications produced by architects and formal methods specialists
  • Contributing to the design of algorithms
  • Writing clean, straightforward, efficient code that satisfies acceptance criteria and specifications
  • Committing often and submitting pull requests frequently, and reviewing the pull requests of your team mates
  • Covering your code with unit, property, and integration tests when applicable
  • Fixing bugs in your own and legacy code
  • Being available for emergency fixing of severity 1 issues on deployed products
  • Integrating software components and third-party libraries
  • Verifying and deploying programs and systems
  • Troubleshooting, debugging, and upgrading existing software
  • Writing documentation for code and technical user manuals.

Requirements

Your expertise

  • A minimum of two years’ development experience (professional or otherwise) in Haskell
  • Knowledge of functional programming
  • Experience with Git
  • Good understanding of QuickCheck/Hedgehog and property testing, and of call-by-need, memoization, and lazy evaluation
  • Familiarity with frameworks/libraries such as conduit, cryptonite, distributed process, lens, optparse-applicative, persistent, pipes, servant, stm, and template-haskell
  • Strong knowledge of distributed and concurrent computation, and the basics of cryptography
  • Proficiency with advanced FP techniques such as advanced functional data structures, dependent types, extensible effects, generic programming, streaming, and type-level programming.

Benefits

Location

IOG is a fully distributed organization and therefore this is a remote position. Due to team distribution we are ideally searching for someone in a European timezone.

All Colleagues

  • Flexible schedule
  • Remote work - ability to work anywhere
  • Laptop reimbursement
  • Learning & Development Opportunities
  • New starter package to buy hardware essentials (headphones, monitor, etc)
  • Competitive PTO and Sick Leave plan

US Employees

  • Medical, Dental, and Vision benefits coverage through Anthem with 100% premium cost covered by IO Global for the employee and dependents
  • Health Savings Account
  • Life Insurance

UK Employees

  • Monthly Health Stipend to use towards any wellness or medical coverage/service
  • Pension
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