Plant Shadow

BLOCKCHAIN DEVELOPER

We are seeking Blockchain Developers, based in Kenya, South Africa, Zambia and Tanzania to work with our Africa Blockchain center teams.

LOCATION

Kenya, South Africa, Zambia, Tanzania.

EMPLOYMENY TYPE

Permanent

What You’ll Do

  • Specify, implement, test, and audit platform upgrades and additions.

  • Work effectively with a high degree of autonomy, within a collaboratively minded team.

  • Keep attuned to the rapidly evolving blockchain /crypto space and introduce innovative functionality.

  • Collaborate cross-functionally with other teams, including engineering (internal and external).

  • Carry out research on data science and product management.

  • Develop stable smart contracts to be deployed in the server.

  • Maintain and extend current client and server-side applications responsible for integration and business logic.

  • Assist in developing the architecture of nodes to be deployed.

  • Develop knowledge and ability to work with truffle, ganache and multiple blockchain protocols.

  • Analyze transaction and usage statistics to identify and prioritize areas for improvement.

  • Any other duties assigned.

Who You are

  • Experience with blockchain development and with languages like Solidity, Python, C++ and Java

  • Experience working with open-source projects

  • An ability to learn new languages and new patterns in the blockchain industry

  • Familiarity with structured and unstructured databases, Backend development (smart contract development), deployment, finally shell scripting.

  • Effective communication, good time management, mathematical, analytical and problem-solving skills

  • Familiarity with cryptography, crypto-economic protocols and P2P networks

  • Solid grasp of core principles of object-oriented design and applications within distributed environments.