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DeFi Full Stack Engineer, Financial Services Job in Japan , Japan

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Career Level
As mentioned in job details
Total Vacancies
1 Job
Posted on
Mar 18, 2021
Last Date
Jun 18, 2021

Job Description

**About us**

[]('s mission is to create more 'economic freedom' in the world. By economic freedom we mean the ability for individuals to freely acquire and use personal resources however they choose. We assert that economic freedom is a fundamental human right and a vital component of human dignity, and we believe that it is foundational for peaceful and prosperous societies.

Our vision is to provide the next billion people with access to products that exemplify the ideals of Bitcoin. These ideals - which include peer-to-peer transactions, decentralization, censorship resistance, and permissionless-ness - support economic freedom.

Our approach is to develop and promote widely accessible products that support economic freedom. For example, our digital wallet - which has 16 million downloads - provides people with an easy-to-use, non-custodial method for buying, selling, storing, sending, receiving, and trading cryptocurrencies.

We are seeking a talented a DeFi Engineer who shares our vision.

Working under the guidance of our Product Managers and Lead Wallet Engineer, this role requires the ability to build and maintain upcoming DeFi and Swap products and ensure they're able to interact across all channels including Web and Mobile. We're looking for someone who also has a strong eye for enhancing the user experience of DeFi applications to bring more people into this new and exciting space. Get ready to work on the future of money.

The position will require the successful candidate to work inter-departmentally across Engineering, Product Management, and Design.

This role is open to remote APAC, but we ask that you overlap some working hours with Japan Standard Time (JST). Candidates located in Tokyo, Japan will be given priority.


  • Manage day-to-day development, operations and project delivery within DeFi team
  • Meet with PM's and Senior Engineers to coordinate introduction of DeFi services to our wider products
  • Develop new processes, procedures and methods to support scale and growth within the DeFi team.
  • Evangelize and represent as one of our resident DeFi specialists.
  • Serve as an internal expert within technical/functional areas related to Decentralized Finance and Swap Services. Strong ability to communicate complicated concepts in easy-to-understand bites
  • Track DeFi and Swap industry developments to explore new techniques, processes and standards
  • Ensure timely resolution of risks across the team; compiling broader trends to share
  • Manage engagement risk, project economics including planning and budgeting, managing accounts receivable, defining deliverable content, and ensuring buy-in of proposed solutions from top management levels at the client


  • 3+ years of experience in a related field (implementations, integrations, project management, SaaS)
  • 3+ years of Java or other object oriented languages
  • Strong knowledge of object-oriented design
  • Experience in MongoDB or similar database technologies
  • Highly technical experience on a blockchain project or in the DeFi space
  • 2+ years Solidity Experience
  • Experience building with popular Ethereum tools such as Web3, Wallet Connect, etc
  • Proven experience building, forking amp; improving DeFi projects and applications
  • Strong understanding of Bitcoin UTXO model and ETH account model
  • Strong understanding and experience building and maintaining APIs
  • Track record of improving processes, methodologies, programs or frameworks that have the opportunity to aide in team performance
  • Experience building and leading a cohesive and collaborative team focused on driving customer outcomes and business goals
  • A proven self-starter with the ability to come up to speed on complex, difficult concepts with minimal assistance
  • Proven history of leveraging and growing existing client base; organic business development responsibilities; i.e. growing new account/clients from the ground up
  • Communicates well in both written and verbal English

Nice to have:

  • Experience in cross-chain / atomic swaps
  • Experience in L2 technologies
  • Experience working within an Agile framework
  • Worked in a team development environment


We are serious about what we do, but more importantly, we have a lot of fun doing it. Our work culture is modern, meaning we strive for work experiences based on transparency, productivity, trust, and passion. For all employees, benefits include:

- Flexible work hours

- Remote work

- Health insurance reimbursement

- Wellness program (gym, etc.)

- Yoga classes

- Japanese classes

For employees residing in Japan, we offer "permanent employment" status () and the option to be paid in yen.

Employees residing outside of Japan are classified as Independent Contractors and are paid in the cryptocurrency of their choice.

Job Specification

Information Technology and Services - Tokyo, Japan