Senior Software Engineer

Horizen Labs | Providing integrity for the world's information.
  • Full Time
  • Milan,Italy


From Defi to gaming to whatever the future of Web3 holds, Horizen Labs has the technology and skills to help you go from concept to reality faster than you can imagine.


  • Full Time
  • Milan,Italy

Job Description

Who We Are:

Our mission is to provide certainty to the world’s information. Founded in 2019, Horizen Labs is a crypto-first developer that builds blockchain products and tools at the heart of the decentralization revolution. We are world leaders in zero knowledge cryptography and key web 3.0 tools that enable programmable blockchains that are secure, scalable and privacy preserving.

Our company is creating a culture of empowered individuals, who aren’t afraid to bring their ideas to life. We are looking for creative individuals to join our team of the best and brightest minds in the blockchain space. You will experience the exhilaration of joining a fast growing and innovation focused company with support from some of the industry’s top thought leaders, including Digital Currency Group, Kenetic Capital, Sound Ventures, and Liberty City Ventures.

We believe diversity drives the innovation and engagement necessary to build a truly remarkable product. We operate on a hybrid model with a distributed global workforce who works in partnership with our satellite offices in New York City, NY, Milan, Italy, and the latest opening now in Odessa, Ukraine. This allows us the flexibility to go to where the talent is. Are you ready to help us change the future with the next cutting edge blockchain technology? Join us!

The Role:

We are looking for a Senior Software Engineer to join our Product team in Milan. As an experienced Engineer, you will bring your technical expertise and experience to contribute to the development of cutting-edge blockchain technology. You’ll work on contributing to Horizen Labs core technology while working with an international team in a stimulating and innovative environment.

Skills and Qualifications:

  • Degree in Computer Science, or other IT disciplines, or equivalent experience
  • 5 years of experience in software development with one or more of the following programming languages: C++, Java, Rust
  • Experience with Unix / Linux
  • Knowledge of the most common design patterns and strong attention to the design of software architectures
  • Ability to work independently in an extremely fast-paced environment
  • Aptitude to find solutions to complex problems.
  • Experience with architecting and developing solutions to ambiguous problems with significant impact
  • Passionate about learning new technologies

Nice to Haves:

  • A passion or growing interest in developing blockchain applications and decentralized technologies
  • Basic knowledge of cryptography
  • Experience with a rapid growth company (growing with an engineering team of 10 to 100)

Horizen Labs is an equal opportunity employer

Horizen Labs is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please send an email to [email protected] and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information.

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