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Full Stack Engineer



Software Engineering
Hong Kong Island, Hong Kong · Singapore
Posted on Wednesday, July 12, 2023

About Acala

Acala's mission is to build and nurture the autonomous financial infrastructure of the decentralized web. Delivering on this mission will bring more financial accessibility, opportunity, and prosperity to everyone on the planet through a new, open financial system.

Acala buids the liquidity layer for web3 finance that is captive and sustainable. It aims to provide infrastructures for HyFi (DeFi+CeFi) solutions with crypto and real-world assets. Acala offers a Universal Asset Hub that hosts multichain liquid staking token (LST) protocols (such as liquid DOT - LDOT), an AMM decentralized exchange, and an app platform that is EVM-compatible and highly customizable (based on Substrate). Acala is secured by Polkadot, and is the liquidity gateway of Polkadot parachains and L1/L2 blockchains.

We have secured our support from eminent backers like Polychain, Coinbase Venture, Pantera, DCG and many more.

What you will do

  • Build new interfaces on top of the Acala network and associated protocols.
  • Build back-end web services that interact with blockchains.
  • Work with Product Manager and other Engineers to deliver high-quality applications.
  • Participating in the design and creation of high level software architecture documents.
  • Perform code reviews.

What it takes

  • Experience with web development, frontend and backend development.
  • Expert knowledge and experience with frontend development technologies including React, Typescript, GraphQL, CSS and HTML.
  • Experience with backend development technologies including Node.js, MongoDB and PostgreSQL.
  • Understanding of the general concept behind Ethereum and smart contracts.
  • Great teamwork and communication skills.
  • Passionate about cutting-edge innovation and blockchain technology.
  • Bonus: Familiar with web3.js / polkadot.js and have Metamask / Polkadot{js} Extension integration experience. Experience with Rust / C++ / C / Wasm

What we offer

  • Competitive contract-based compensation (you'll have to invoice us from wherever you are)
  • Flexible working hours within Pacific timezones
  • Collaborative, transparent and empowering work culture
  • Meaningful work on creating better technologies for a fairer future
  • Opportunity to work in a multinational, high-performance team with diverse backgrounds

Our Team

With 20+ full-time team members working across 8 different countries, our team is truly decentralised. We’re some of the leading blockchain innovators, Substrate & Rust engineers, full-stack dApp developers, & Economist Analysts. But we're just people like you, working from our shared desire for a fairer and more inclusive financial system, in direct contrast to the clear shortcomings of the current institutions that run our world.

Our Values

The community we’re building is shaped by our values and fuelled by the needs of all humans:

  • Inclusion, Care, Trust, and Respect
  • Empowerment
  • Guidance and Support
  • Friendship, Community, Real Relationships

We’re building Acala based on a core set of values we believe are in line with the tenets of web3:

  • True decentralisation
  • Less Trust, More Truth
  • Integrity
  • Accountability
  • Empowering individuals with more autonomy

NOTE: To all external Recruiters who have 'exciting profiles' to share with us, please do so knowing that without signed terms & conditions Acala deem any introductions made to be a complimentary courtesy to the development of the world's Web3 infrastructure. Thank you for your support.