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Senior Backend Specialist

Cerealia is an innovative, peer-to-peer, grain trading, financing and tokenizing marketplace for small and medium-sized traders and farmers. We solve issues with payments, trade finance and provide market visibility.
We strongly believe that blockchain will revolutionize grain trading. We have good ties to the Open Source / Ethereum community as well as the grain trading business. Being a member of the Swiss Blockchain Association, we are active in blockchain communities and work closely with other projects in the crypto space.
The team is working in an area of delivering state-of-the-art solution for agribusiness. Combining a strong founders experience in the trading and FinTech market we have all know-how to reach the market.
We're looking to hire multiple senior engineers to expand our team.

We are looking for an experienced and passionate engineers experienced with service oriented architectures. To excel in this role, you must have understanding of distributed systems and good reasoning skills.

What you will:

+ Be implementing and designing backend solutions.
+ Design protocols and  APIs.
+ Be responsible for delivering a well functioning, tested code.
+ Participate in the company growth.
+ Take charge of your own work and proactively suggest improvements across the whole backend.
+ In a remote environment you will be responsible for your own time and results – there will be no babysitting.

You MUST have:

+ A good grasp of Computer Science fundamentals (data structures, algorithmic complexity, etc).
+ Experience in typed languages (Golang, Rust, Java, ...).
+ Experience with network and concurrent programming or distributed systems.
+ Experience with web app backends.
+ Experience with performance analysis.
+ Understatement of common data structures.
+ Willingness to work on research projects and brainstorm solutions with team.
+ 3+ years experience as a software engineer.
+ Continuous Integration experience.
+ Experience with Linux.
+ Fluency in English.
+ Experience with working remotely.
+ Ability to self manage.
+ ...and be comfortable working in a new field

Nice to haves:

+ Golang experience
+ Practical understanding of Distributed Ledger Technology / Blockchian (if you don't have we are happy to teach you)
+ Demonstrable interest in Ethereum / the cryptocurrency space
+ Gitlab flow

Further benefits:

+ Ability to learn and growth in the blockchain community space.
+ Expose to the agri-trading market.
+ A real start-up atmosphere with flat hierarchies and a friendly work environment.
+ Plenty of room to bring your own ideas and suggestions.
+ Rewording career: we currently piloting our solution with important companies.


How to apply?

Send your resume to careers@cerealia.ch with topic "[Cerealia Software Specialist job opportunity] Your Name".
Describe 2 of your best achievements.